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19 Sep

Don’t Miss Out: ABACUS Deadline September 27

Join the hundreds of booksellers who have found the ABACUS survey to be an invaluable tool for financial and strategic planning: submit your store’s 2016 data by the September 27 deadline.

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12 Sep

Reap the Benefits of ABACUS: Submit Your Data by September 27

The ABACUS-16 survey is a unique tool that can help booksellers with strategic and financial planning, gaining access to capital, negotiating with landlords, and more.

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06 Sep

Domnitz Scholarship to Winter Institute 13 Open to ABACUS Reporting Stores

ABA will award the Avin Mark Domnitz Scholarship to attend Winter Institute 2018 to the owner or an employee of a bookstore that submits its 2016 financial data to the ABACUS-16 survey before September 27.

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30 Aug

ABACUS-16 Survey Now Underway

Bookstores have begun submitting their data for ABACUS-16, the American Booksellers Association’s annual financial benchmarking survey; the deadline for submitting is Wednesday, September 27.

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23 Aug

ABACUS-16 Survey Now Open

ABACUS-16, the American Booksellers Association’s annual financial benchmarking survey, has launched, and bookstores can begin submitting their data in an anonymous and fully secure online platform.

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15 Aug

Watch for the ABACUS-16 E-Mail on August 23

On August 23, ABA member stores will receive an e-mail that will include introductory information about ABACUS-16 and instructions on how to access this year’s survey.

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09 Aug

ABACUS-16 Survey to Open August 23

ABA member stores should be on the lookout for an e-mail arriving on August 23 that will include introductory information about ABACUS-16 and instructions on how to access this year’s survey.

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22 Feb

Wi12 Education: Booksellers Make the Business Case for ABACUS

Three Winter Institute bookseller panelists shared insights on how using the information from ABA’s ABACUS survey has improved management of their bookstore finances.

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06 Jul

ABACUS Deadline Extended to July 11

ABA member bookstores now have until midnight on Monday, July 11, to submit their 2015 financial data to the ABACUS-15 survey.

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23 Jun

Don’t Miss Out: ABACUS Deadline July 1

Join the hundreds of booksellers who have found the ABACUS survey to be an invaluable tool for financial and strategic planning: Submit your store’s 2015 data via a secure, confidential form by the July 1 deadline.

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22 Jun

ABA Board Encourages Stores to Participate in ABACUS Before July 1 Deadline

The ABA Board is urging member stores to submit their 2015 financial data to the ABACUS-15 survey by the July 1 deadline. The data booksellers will receive in return is “incomparable,” the Board said.

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13 Jun

Reap the Benefits of ABACUS: Submit Your Data by July 1

Dan Cullen, ABA’s senior strategy officer, is urging stores to participate in the ABACUS-15 survey, a unique tool that can help booksellers with strategic and financial planning, gaining access to capital, negotiating with landlords, and more.

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06 Jun

Fellow Booksellers Urge Participation in ABACUS Survey

“An incredible resource.” “An invaluable tool.” “The rewards are overwhelming.” These are just some of the positive things that ABA member booksellers have to say about ABACUS.

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01 Jun

Domnitz Scholarship to Winter Institute 12 Open to ABACUS Reporting Stores

ABA will award the Avin Mark Domnitz Scholarship to attend the upcoming Winter Institute to the owner or an employee of a bookstore that submits its 2015 financial data to the ABACUS-15 Survey before the July 1 deadline.

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24 May

ABACUS-15 Survey Opens May 26

ABA member stores should be on the lookout for an e-mail arriving on Thursday, May 26, that will include introductory information about the ABACUS-15 survey; instructions and FAQs; and links to the secure, online ABACUS submission form.

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