System Updates 1 Dec 2019 to 1 Jan 2020

January 23, 2020System Updates

Since the Last Update December was quiet month for feature rollout due the Christmas change freeze. Plenty was going on in the background that you will hear about in the next post, a lot of bug fixing and work on upgrading to a new operating system. New Features Improvements Deals Improve the deals page load … Read More

Circle Community Best Sellers December 2019

January 16, 2020Circle Community Best Sellers

‘Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture’ took the top spot for December with 2,593 (+1466) sales.

Books for younger readers continued to feature for the holiday season with ‘Bluey: The Beach (A Lift-the-Flap Book)’ coming in second with 2,189 (+247) and ‘The Beast of Buckingham Palace’ third with 2,072 sales (+1551). Many popular titles like, ‘Ottolenghi: Simple’ and Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ returned to the list.

Circle Community Best Sellers November 2019

December 16, 2019Circle Community Best Sellers

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.

System Updates 1 Nov to 1 Dec 2019

December 6, 2019System Updates

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

System Updates 1 Oct to 1 Nov 2019

November 11, 2019System Updates

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

Circle Community Best Sellers October 2019

November 11, 2019Circle Community Best Sellers

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)

System Updates 1 Sep to 1 Oct 2019

October 10, 2019System Updates

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

Circle Community Best Sellers September 2019

October 9, 2019Circle Community Best Sellers

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).

System Updates 1 Aug to 1 Sep 2019

September 17, 2019System Updates

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