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November 2017

It is fabulous to see that the top 5 Best Sellers this November are all children's or young adult books! Jeff Kinney's 'The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12)' is November's Best Seller, moving 955 copies. ‘Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow’ by Jessica Townsend placed second again with 941 sales, and David Walliams' 'Bad Dad' has taken an extremely close third, selling 940 copies.
See the complete Top 50


Sales in November 2017 vs. November 2016:

  • ALL +8.26%  (previous month: +2.69%)
  • Australia +12.1%  (previous month: +4.35%)
  • New Zealand: +1.57%  (previous month: -0.69%)

Leading into the Christmas rush, sales are positive for both NZ and AU for the first time this year. See Backoffice > Reports > Monthly Sales to see YTD trends.

Want $500 for your good idea?

Circle is sponsoring the Member Best Idea Award at the upcoming Leading Edge Books Conference, in March 2018.

We want to help you to enter your business idea even if you are not able to attend the Members Share Ideas Forum, by recording you remotely via Skype and screening your idea at the Forum.

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New Features & What's Next

Our main focus this month is the Rails 4 System Upgrade. Migrating to R4 keeps us current and will give us access to exciting new technologies that will improve scalability, performance and functionality.

New Features

  • A separate lay-by account schedule has been added to make it easier to find and add payments to lay-bys. (Video 1:26)
  • Better support for Back to School processes have been added to the Backoffice.
See > All New Features and Improvements with Video Walkthroughs

Warwick Schaffer

Circle Software Ltd

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