Budgeting for Bookstores, the Barefoot Investor Way

March 15, 2018Feature Ideas

Budgeting for Bookstores, the Barefoot Investor Way Scott Pape, author of the best-selling financial advice book The Barefoot Investor, urges readers to divide their income into 60 per cent ‘safety’, 20 per cent ‘saving’, and 20 percent ‘splurge’. In other words – to set up their buckets.

Ruby on Rails 4.2

March 15, 2018System Updates

Ruby on Rails 4.2 Over the past year our developers have been upgrading the framework that the Circle system is built on, from Ruby on Rails 3.2 (R3.2) to Ruby on Rails 4.2 (R4.2).

Independent Bookstores on the Rise

March 15, 2018News

Between 2009 and 2015 the number of independent bookstores across the USA grew by 35%, from 1,651 stores to 2,227. So, how did they do it? Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School, Ryan Raffaelli, puts this down to booksellers ability to reinvent and redefine the bookstore.

Payment Express Integration

March 1, 2018Integrations

This Payment Express integration has the potential to give you Circle POS on a hand-held device, like an iPad. Contact Lucy at sales@circlesoft.net if you’re interested!

Circle Community Best Sellers – February 2018

March 1, 2018Circle Community Best Sellers

February’s Best Seller is Mark Manson’s ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck’, moving 883 copies. Scott Pape’s ever-present ‘The Barefoot Investor’ remains in the top 3, selling 726 copies this month. While new release and New York Times Best Seller ‘The Woman in the Window’ by A. J. Finn follows with 501 copies sold.