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    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Booksellers to Share Financial Strategies and Insights at Wi11’s ABACUS Roundtables

    At next month’s Winter Institute, booksellers will have the chance to have in-depth discussions about bookstore finances and operations using data from the most recent ABACUS survey.

    Very Last Chance to Participate in ABACUS-14

    Today is the final opportunity for booksellers to submit their numbers to this year’s ABACUS survey. After midnight (Pacific Time) on July 9, the online ABACUS submission form will be closed.

    Still Time to Submit Data to ABACUS Survey

    While today is the deadline for ABACUS-14, bookstores that begin their submissions today — or that have not yet finished submitting their store’s information — will have until midnight (Pacific) on Tuesday, July 7, to finalize their submissions.

    Domnitz Scholarship to Winter Institute 11 Open to ABACUS Reporting Stores

    ABA will award the Avin Mark Domnitz Scholarship to attend Winter Institute 11 to the owner or an employee of a bookstore that submits its 2014 financial data to the ABACUS-14 survey before the July 1 deadline.

    July 1 Deadline to Participate, Take Advantage of ABACUS Benefits

    This week, Dan Cullen, ABA’s senior strategy officer, urged booksellers to participate in the ABACUS-14 survey of bookstore finances, a unique data source and analytic tool for indie bookstores. The deadline for submissions is July 1.

    ABACUS Survey Responses Due July 1

    All ABA main store members should have received an e-mail last week that included instructions for participating in ABACUS-14 and links to the secure, online ABACUS submission form. 

    Booksellers Urged to Participate in ABACUS Survey

    ABA main store members received an e-mail from the National Association of College Stores’ OnCampus Research on Tuesday, June 2, with instructions for participating in ABACUS-14 and links to the secure, online ABACUS submission form.

    Last Call: ABACUS-13 Deadline Tomorrow

    Midnight tomorrow, Friday, August 15, is the deadline for ABA member stores to submit their financial data to the ABACUS-13 Survey.

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