BTW Articles

22 Nov

Current & Projected Online Holiday Shopping Sales Trends For 2022

There are some notable online sales trends surfacing for bookstores in the lead up to the holiday season.

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22 Nov

It’s Credit Card Fraud Season

Online credit card fraud is on the rise. With the increase in online purchases your website may also become a target for online credit card fraud. Stay prepared with IndieCommerce's resources and reports.

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17 Aug
IndieCommerce 2.0

IndieCommerce 2.0 Update

Last week we handed over the first IC 2.0 sites to our initial group of ABA member stores, and they are hard at work populating their new sites with content. See what’s next for stores transitioning to IndieCommerce 2.0!

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03 Aug
IndieCommerce 2.0

Bookstores Are Building IndieCommerce 2.0 Websites

After over a year of development, last week the IndieCommerce team began the process of creating the first group of stores on IndieCommerce 2.0.

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20 Jul
IndieCommerce 2.0

IndieCommerce 2.0 Update

The IndieCommerce team is very excited to announce that starting July 25, 2022, we will begin a phased rollout of new IndieCommerce 2.0 websites to bookstores so that their staff can familiarize themselves with the new platform and start customizing their site to fit their needs.

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23 Mar
IndieCommerce New 2.0 Logo

Benefits of POS Integration with IndieCommerce

Drive new customers from your website into your bookstore and process online orders faster and more efficiently with these six POS systems that can be integrated with IndieCommerce.

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22 Feb

IndieCommerce + POS = Faster & Lower Cost Online Order Processing

IndieCommerce has been actively working to integrate popular bookstore POS systems into the IndieCommerce platform. 

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11 Jan
E-commerce update

A Dramatic Increase In Online Bookstore Traffic

Over the past 22 days, online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites has been increasing dramatically when compared to the same period last year.

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04 Jan
E-commerce update

IndieCommerce Reports Strong Online Sales in 2021 For Independent Bookstores

Based on 2021 sales data from 570 IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites, these independent bookstores averaged a 387% increase in their online sales revenue when compared to pre-Covid 2019 sales.

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