Books for younger readers featured prominently this month with ‘Bluey’ titles taking the top three; ‘Bluey: The Beach (A Lift-the-Flap Book)’ 1942; ‘Bluey: Time to Play! Sticker Activity Book’ 1552 and ‘Bluey: Fruit Bat (A Glow-in-the-Dark Book)’ with 1443 sales.
Since the Last Update At this time of year we focus in stability, removal of anything that can cause load spikes and small improvement and bug fixes. We found that may bots were ‘parsing’ sites so we have been putting in system to alert us to this activity and blocking the bots doing this. It … Read More
Since the Last Update A very long list of improvements and new features released last month in particular a new group website to give groups a central site that is able to represent all stock in all stores. A new SMS bulk messaging system was added to inwards goods and the group deal system and … Read More
New to the list and in no.1 spot with 1,426 sales is Kitty Flanagan’s ‘488 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Idiots’.
Margaret Atwood’s, ‘The Testaments’ is a close second with 1012 (- 1329) sales while ‘Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture’ is third with 995 sales (- 54)
Since the Last Update System speed has continued to improve through September as optimisations are rolled out. The system now runs faster than it ever has and further improvements are in the pipeline. We were also able to roll out the following new features and improvements. New Features A unique code generator for load stock. … Read More
New to the list and in no.1 spot with 2,341 sales is the brand new novel by Margaret Atwood, ‘The Testaments’. Atwood’s sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.
‘Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture’ sold 1,049 copies (-425) with third position taken by ‘Boy Swallows Universe’ up from 5th spot last month with 752 sales (-171).
Since the Last Update August has seen a continuation of efforts to improve speed in slow parts of the system and upgrade infrastructure. We also rolled out two big new features and a number of improvement New Features Consignment billing from pos Consignment billing is now also available through accounts payable. When you sell a … Read More
‘The 117-Storey Treehouse’ remained in the top spot for August with 2023 copies sold (+317). ‘Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture’ moved up 2 places with 1474 sales (+289) while third position was taken with ‘Three Women’ up from 7th spot last month with 1045 sales (+342).
Since the Last Update July has seen a continuation of efforts to improve speed in slow parts of the system. Improved monitoring has enabled us to better isolate the slow queries are. The areas we are working on are, customer order search, load stock, currently on order and account balance calculations. The other big thing … Read More
‘The 117-Storey Treehouse’ is the ninth book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s wacky treehouse adventure series. This month it joined the best seller list in first place, selling 1706 copies. Also joining the list with 1479 copies sold is another one for the children, ‘The World’s Worst Teachers’ by David Walliams. Trent Dalton’s, ‘Boy Swallows Universe’ holds ground with 1213 sales (-175).