The shift away from free in online photo News 

The shift away from free in online photo

In search of better margins, big brands are moving away from regular discounts There’s no question the online photofinishing market is becoming mature, as print volume shifts to mobile and, particularly, to apps. In recent earnings reports, some big brands indicated a move away from free offers to improve margins. Understandably, they are taking a hit on volume but are... Read More
July retail sales increase 4.9 percent over 2017 News Press releases 

July retail sales increase 4.9 percent over 2017

Results Support NRF Revised Forecast of 4.5 Percent for the Year WASHINGTON, August 15, 2018 – July retail sales were up 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted from June and increased 4.9 percent unadjusted year-over-year, giving the industry a solid kickoff for the third quarter as consumers continued to spend despite concerns about the growing trade war, the National Retail Federation said... Read More
Live stream of The Portrait Masters Conference extends world class education to international audience Events Press releases 

Live stream of The Portrait Masters Conference extends world class education to international audience

SueBryceEducation.com Delivers Live Access to Keynotes, Seminars, and Product Expo Via Digital Product Studio’s Robust Internet Platform LOS ANGELES – August 15, 2018 – While the 2nd annual The Portrait Masters Conference+ Expo at the Arizona Grand in Phoenix on September 4-7 may be sold out, photographers around the world will be able to secure a front row seat in... Read More
One of Japan’s most innovative photo commerce companies selected Taopix for use across multiple brands News Press releases 

One of Japan’s most innovative photo commerce companies selected Taopix for use across multiple brands

Grand Address, one of Japan’s most innovative photo commerce companies, has selected the world’s leading provider of photo commerce software, Taopix, as a core platform for the next phase of its ambitious growth plan. Grand Address is a Japanese technology and E-commerce Company providing a range of sophisticated and high-quality personalized photo products to the consumer and enterprise market. With... Read More
Flip out for Patti, the new Punks tripod from 3 Legged Thing New Products Press releases 

Flip out for Patti, the new Punks tripod from 3 Legged Thing

STAGSDEN, ENGLAND (PRWEB) AUGUST 14, 2018 – 3 Legged Thing is excited to announce a brand new addition to its Punks range of tripods. Patti, named after punk legend Patti Smith, is an incredibly capable general use tripod, and the company’s first full-size tripod priced below £100. Boasting a higher maximum load capacity than is usually found in tripods of... Read More
MailPix acquires printing division of Photobucket News Press releases 

MailPix acquires printing division of Photobucket

Photobucket’s PrintShopLab is fifth MailPix acquisition Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting e-commerce company, announces the purchase of the printing division of Photobucket Corp. Terms were not disclosed. PrintShopLab, at www.printshoplab.com, continues in partnership with the privately held Photobucket. “MailPix is excited to partner with one of the premier online photo hosting sites,” says Fred H.... Read More
Digital camera household penetration is at 55%, according to CTA Market research Opinion 

Digital camera household penetration is at 55%, according to CTA

A recent study from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) shows, for the first time, the three most frequently-owned tech products are screen-based devices. TVs (96%), smartphones (87%) and laptops (72%) are the three most-used devices, according to CTA’s 20th Consumer Technology Ownership and Market Potential Study. The digital camera comes in at 55 percent of household penetration, which is no surprise to... Read More
NRF upgrades 2018 economic forecast but says tariffs remain a threat Press releases 

NRF upgrades 2018 economic forecast but says tariffs remain a threat

WASHINGTON, August 13, 2018 – The National Retail Federation today increased its retail sales forecast for 2018, saying sales are expected to grow more than previously predicted thanks to tax reform and other positive economic inputs but warning that tariffs threaten to dampen consumer confidence. NRF now expects 2018 retail sales to increase at a minimum of 4.5 percent over... Read More
1.2 trillion photos taken and everyone has forgotten how to print photos Press releases 

1.2 trillion photos taken and everyone has forgotten how to print photos

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) AUGUST 13, 2018 – Thanks to smartphones, around 1.2 trillion photos were taken last year and it’s estimated that another 1.7 trillion will be taken in 2018. Where are all these photos? Lost in the cloud, buried in photo galleries, stuck in Facebook and Instagram feeds or clogging up your Google Drive. But printed or framed? Likely... Read More
Corel introduces PaintShop Pro 2019, with Pic-to-Painting and 360 image editing New Products Press releases 

Corel introduces PaintShop Pro 2019, with Pic-to-Painting and 360 image editing

Designed to encourage experimentation and creativity, the PaintShop Pro 2019 family now offers AI-powered Pic-to-Painting, support for 360° cameras, and new PhotoMirage Express to blur the line between photo and video OTTAWA, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Introducing PaintShop® Pro 2019 – the complete photo editing suite that offers photographers and content creators an advanced set of tools to... Read More
PicsArt showcases its AR camera experience at KCON 2018 LA Events Press releases 

PicsArt showcases its AR camera experience at KCON 2018 LA

New ‘Live Stickers’ Feature, Which Turns Dancing People into Moving Stickers, is a Mashup of PicsArt’s AI and Apple’s AR Camera Technology LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — KCON USA, LOS ANGELES — PicsArt, the leading creative platform for social media storytelling, has launched a beta version of its new Augmented Reality (AR) Camera experience for more than 100,000... Read More
Fujifilm debuts docuseries highlighting Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Press releases Promotions 

Fujifilm debuts docuseries highlighting Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper

August 9, 2018 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the launch of its newdocuseries titled, “Beyond the Lens,” featuring two photographers who entrust their printing needs to Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper. Spanning eight episodes, with four episodes following each photographer’s story, Beyond the Lens portrays the importance of not only printing, but selecting the appropriate substrate for each unique... Read More
Kodak announces second-quarter earnings, will divest its flexographic division Earnings reports News 

Kodak announces second-quarter earnings, will divest its flexographic division

Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y., reported second-quarter financial results for 2018, delivering net earnings of $4 million on revenues of $372 million and continued growth in its KODAK SONORA Process-Free Plates, KODAK FLEXCEL NX Packaging and KODAK PROSPER Inkjet businesses. The company also it ended the quarter with a cash balance of $275 million and expects to generate cash in... Read More
Samsung debuts long-awaited Galaxy Note9 with improved camera intelligence New Products Press releases 

Samsung debuts long-awaited Galaxy Note9 with improved camera intelligence

Samsung Electronics today announced the latest addition to its premium Note series with Galaxy Note9. The Note series has been recognized for including the company’s latest groundbreaking innovations, and Galaxy Note9 builds on this legacy with a premium smartphone that delivers the ultimate in performance; a new S Pen with connectivity for the first time ever; and Samsung’s most intelligent... Read More
ImageRights announces new appointments to advisory board People on the Move Press releases 

ImageRights announces new appointments to advisory board

Bruce Stangle And Kevin McCurry To Counsel On Market Strategy And Corporate Initiatives BOSTON (PRWEB) AUGUST 09, 2018 – ImageRights International, Inc., the leading copyright enforcement service, today announced the additions of Bruce Stangle and Kevin McCurry to their advisory board. Stangle and McCurry are both veterans in their fields and will bring their knowledge and expertise to ImageRights where... Read More
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