The Ingram Content Group has developed the Ingram Wire, a downloadable desktop application that will allow booksellers to receive stock information and other book news directly on their Mac or PC. The app, which can be downloaded at, provides stock information on fast-moving titles, alerts on awards, as well as backorder information. Booksellers can also click directly to ipage to place orders. “Many booksellers are interested in receiving stock status and news on important titles in a real-time stream, and the Ingram Wire desktop application is a simple and convenient solution,” said Phil Ollila, chief content officer of Ingram Content Group.