E-commerce

08 Sep
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02 Sep

Independent Bookstore Day Boosts Online Sales by 30 Percent

On Saturday, August 29, online sales were up more 30 percent over the previous Saturday, resulting in a sales revenue increase of 19.6 percent for the week ending September 1.

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01 Sep

Join the IndieCommerce Team for a Virtual Education Session at the Fall Regional Shows

The IndieCommerce team has developed several new features and upgrades to help stores manage their online sales.

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26 Aug

E-commerce Update: Online Sales Remain Strong

Although both the conversion rate and traffic dropped slightly last week, those decreases were offset by the increase in the average order value.

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19 Aug

E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate Holds Steady

Over the past two weeks the conversion rate (the number of online customers that complete a sale) has remained fairly stable.

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18 Aug
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IndieCommerce Rolls Out New and Upgraded Features

Here, the IndieCommerce team shares information about credit card processing and order editing, as well as bulk order processing.

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12 Aug

Sign Up to Send the Indie Next List E-Newsletter to Your Customers

The August Indie Next List e-newsletter, featuring the month’s 20 titles with bookseller quotes in addition to a Q&A with the #1 pick, was sent to more than 689,000 customers at 177 ABA member stores.

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12 Aug

E-commerce Update: IndieCommerce Traffic and Sales Remain Steady

Over the past two weeks the conversion rate (the number of online customers that complete a sale) has remained fairly stable.

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05 Aug

E-commerce Update: Another Increase in Online Traffic

After seeing average daily sales slowly decrease over the past month, this week’s sales revenue increased by 5.34 percent. 

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04 Aug
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Webinar, Email Upgrades

The IndieCommerce team is offering a webinar on changes to the current credit card transaction process. In addition, a new email service provider should significantly reduce the instances of delayed emails to customers.

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29 Jul

E-commerce Update: Online Traffic Still High

Despite some decreases, the number of online customers completing purchases on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites continues to be very high. 

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22 Jul

E-commerce Update: Customers Continue to Make Online Purchases

The number of online customers completing purchases on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites continues to be very high. 

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15 Jul

E-commerce Update: Don’t Forget Your Online Customers

The number of online customers completing purchases on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites continues to be very high. 

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15 Jul
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Changes Coming to Credit Card Processing on IndieCommerce Websites

To address recent volume issues and lower credit card processing costs for stores using IndieCommerce and IndieLite, ABA is transitioning stores to their own credit card merchant account. 

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About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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