Best sellers & Development this month
Circle Software - Bookshop System Specialists

Best Sellers December

Love Stories Trent Dalton

December saw the same three popular titles but in a new order. Trent Dalton's "Love Stories Uplifting True Stories about Love" was number one with 3,810 sales (+1,541). Second, and up from third place last month was "Apples Never Fall"  with 3,414 sales (+1,662).

"Devotion" by Hannah Kent dropped from first to third place with 3,150 sales (+609).

See the complete Top 50

Kia ora new stores

A very warm welcome to all new (and seasoned) bookshop owners. 

The Book Bird

The Book Bird
Geelong West, VIC, AU

Everest Books
Roselands, NSW, AU

Planet Books
Northbridge, WA, AU


Touch wood things seem to be settling down, sales KPI's this year are very similar to Christmas last year.

Sales compared to last year November / December

  • Australia:  +2.62%  /  +0.1%
  • New Zealand: +1.12%  / -2.1%

You can see the full year in Reports > Monthly Sales

2021 Development - Roundup

Development tends to be lots of little things rather than a few big things but the following are some of the bigger things we did in 2021. We are now thinking about the roadmap for 2022 and are interested to hear from you. Email support with your three wishes!

  • Xero integration upgrade
  • Bin fulfilment system
  • Group deals upgrade
  • Titlepage integration
  • New central site for Group stores and associations
  • Starshipit integration
  • New web checkout interface
  • Circle Gift Card upgrade
  • SEO
  • Pacstream upgrade
  • New server infrastructure
  • DB optimisation
  • R6 System upgrade
  • eWay upgrade
  • Web POS 

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Happy New Year

Wishing you all the very best for 2021 from sunny Circle HQ.


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