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March 2018

Tim Winton's latest novel 'The Shepherd's Hut' is March's Best Seller, selling 1722 copies. Followed by Andy Griffith's 'Terry's Dumb Dot Story: A Treehouse Tale' with 880 copies sold, and Mark Manson's 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' remains in the top 3 selling 753 copies last month.

See the complete Top 50


Sales in March 2018 vs. March 2017:

  • ALL: +5.42%  (previous month: +2.76%)
  • Australia: +7.13%  (previous month: +3.42%)
  • New Zealand: +2.07%  (previous month: +1.4%)

It is fantastic to see that sales are up from the previous month and year for the third consecutive month of 2018! See Backoffice > Reports > Monthly Sales to see YTD trends.

Check out our new CirclePOS website!

We have been developing our new Circle Software website behind the scenes for the past few months and we are excited to be able to share it with you!

Tyro Payments

Tyro have released a new 'tap and save' product, also known as Least Cost Routing.

This gives you the ability to route eligible debit card paywave transactions to the lower cost EFTPOS network (excluding those over $1000 and under $15).

Beta Test Requests & What's Next

March has been spent improving the migration tool to speed up and improve the process of migrating data from other systems to Circle.

We attended the Leading Edge conference in Hobart and have taken onboard the need to clean up the setting of agencies and distributors, data feeds, and a desire for better communications with our customers. 

Beta Testing:

  • A number of stores have been using Rails 4 for the last month but we want everyone to test it to make sure there are no individual issues. To try the new version simply insert ‘dev’ into your site address. e.g.
See > All New Features and Improvements with Video Walkthroughs

Warwick Schaffer

Circle Software Ltd

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