10 Jul

ABACUS Deadline July 31

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to receive a customized report analyzing your store’s financial results and comparing them to other stores based on multiple criteria, including sales level, store size, and community type.

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19 Jun

ABACUS-13 Survey Opens Next Week

ABA main store members should be on the lookout for an e-mail arriving at the beginning of next week from the National Association of College Stores’ OnCampus Research with instructions for participating in ABACUS-13.

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21 Nov

ABACUS-12 Sent to Participating Bookstores

Bookstores that participated in the ABACUS-12 Survey should have received a customized report analyzing their 2012 financial results. The reports were sent via e-mail over the past few weeks.

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25 Jul

A Last Call for ABACUS-12 Data

Next Wednesday, July 31, is the final day for ABA member stores to submit their data to the ABACUS-12 survey.

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17 Jul

ABACUS-12 Deadline Extended to July 31

The deadline for ABA member stores to respond to the ABACUS-12 survey has been extended to Wednesday, July 31. The yearly financial survey of ABA bookstore members has played an important role in the health and growth of participating businesses.

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11 Jul

Monday Deadline for ABACUS-12 Survey

This Monday, July 15, is the deadline for ABA member stores to submit their 2012 financial data to the ABACUS-12 survey. For a link to the survey and a unique store ID number, look for a recent e-mail from OnCampus Research Information Analyst Martha Love with the subject line “ABACUS-12 Reminder 3.”

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02 Jul

July 15 Deadline for ABACUS-12 Survey

To receive a customized report that analyzes their bookstore’s financial results and compares it to other stores based on multiple criteria, ABA members must complete the ABACUS-12 survey no later than July 15.

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27 Jun

Domnitz Scholarship for Wi9 Open to ABACUS Participants

The American Booksellers Association will once again be awarding the Avin Mark Domnitz Scholarship to attend the upcoming ABA Winter Institute (Wi9) to the owner or an employee of a bookstore who submits the store’s 2012 financial data to the ABACUS-12 survey before the July 15 deadline.

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05 Jun

ABACUS-12: Benchmarking & Analysis to Make Your Business Stronger

The ABACUS Survey of Bookstore Operations for FY2012 is a great way for independent booksellers to obtain free, detailed financial information for their businesses, but the ABACUS survey can only be produced if enough booksellers submit their numbers.

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16 May

ABACUS-12 Data-Gathering Begins

The ABACUS-12 Survey process has begun. On Wednesday, May 15, ABA main store members should have received an e-mail from the National Association of College Stores’ OnCampus Research with key instructions, updates, and links to the secure, online ABACUS submission form.

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