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Gary Pageau is principal of InfoCircle LLC, a marketing communications company. For nearly 25 years, he was with PMA International, serving most recently as Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the Association’s editorial department, marketing research unit, education and corporate relations department. The PMA editorial department activities include the Association’s monthly flagship magazine, PMA Magazine – Connecting the Imaging Communities; the daily PMA Newsline news site and numerous monthly newsletters. The PMA marketing research unit conducts both industry and consumer research in the field of photo/imaging, which is cited widely in the business and the trade press.

GoPro launches camera trade-up program for HERO6 Black and Fusion Cameras Press releases Promotions 

GoPro launches camera trade-up program for HERO6 Black and Fusion Cameras

Send in Any Older-Generation GoPro – or Any Other Digital Camera – and Receive $50 off HERO6 Black and $100 off Fusion at GoPro.com SAN MATEO, Calif., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) today announced the launch of its camera Trade-Up program, offering users in the United States the ability to trade up from any previous-generation GoPro, or any other... Read More
Print Refinery inspires the next photo specialty retail concept Marketing Sponsored post 

Print Refinery inspires the next photo specialty retail concept

At the IPI Member Network Conference last summer, we had the chance to talk to IPI’s Ron Mohney, executive director, and Brenda DiVincenzo, director of member success, about The Print Refinery. As regular readers know, the Print Refinery is a licensed branded retail solution for the photo specialty channel. IPI has monthly webinars to discuss the opportunity with potential members.... Read More
Zebra Instant brings printing to chatbots Feature News 

Zebra Instant brings printing to chatbots

Zebra Instant is a new print-focused photo company taking aim at one of the big inhibitors to mobile photo printing: Convenience. The Venice Beach, Calif., company uses bots and SMS technology to break barriers to mobile printing. Zebra was founded by Anton Pereiaslavtsev, an I.T. and finance professional, Alexey Bizikin and a software developer and a math wiz along with Chris... Read More
photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand Events Press releases 

photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand

Five months prior to the start of the 35th edition of photokina on 26 September 2018, the organisers are expecting every single exhibitor space in the halls in Cologne to be filled. Leading companies of the industry like Arri, Canon, Cewe, DJI, Epson, Fujifilm, Kodak Alaris, Leica, Manfrotto, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Profoto, Sigma, Sony, Tamron and Zeiss have already secured... Read More
Opinion: Blockchain, not cryptocurrency, will be the engine of imaging value News Opinion 

Opinion: Blockchain, not cryptocurrency, will be the engine of imaging value

The buzz about cryptocurrency hasn’t escaped the photo industry, as we’ve seen several attempts from companies to adapt their businesses to this economic model. As we’ve seen, Eastman Kodak Co. made the news with its partnership WENN Digital to unveil KODAKCoin, a cryptocurrency based on professional photography. Details are just now being released, which shed some light on the details of... Read More
Activist shareholder alleges Xerox CEO sought unauthorized Fujifilm merger News 

Activist shareholder alleges Xerox CEO sought unauthorized Fujifilm merger

Activist shareholder Darwin Deason has filed a lawsuit alleging Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson disregarded board directives to pursue the merger of Xerox with Fuji Xerox, according to Reuters. In January, Fujifilm Holdings and Xerox inked a $6.1 billion deal to combine the U.S. company into their existing joint venture, Fuji Xerox, but the announcement met with resistance from Deason and Carl... Read More
Fujifilm launches new compact inkjet printer “Frontier DE100” New Products Press releases 

Fujifilm launches new compact inkjet printer “Frontier DE100”

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) launches the compact inkjet printer “Frontier DE100 (DE100)” for shops providing photo print services on April 16, 2018. DE100 achieves high-quality prints through a combination of newly developed ink and a high-resolution inkjet head. Fujifilm has been providing a range of new services including photo prints from smartphones which the demand is growing recently, “Shuffle... Read More
LargeSense launches the first full-frame 8×10 digital single-shot camera for sale New Products Press releases 

LargeSense launches the first full-frame 8×10 digital single-shot camera for sale

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — LargeSense LLC launches the LS911. It is the first full frame, 8×10 digital single shot camera for sale. Medium format has thus far been the limit as far as sensor size because large sensors are difficult and expensive to produce. With the LS911, photographers now have an option for high-quality large format... Read More
Filaments.ca is now offering the Kodak 3D Printing Ecosystem in Canada New Products Press releases 

Filaments.ca is now offering the Kodak 3D Printing Ecosystem in Canada

The Kodak Portrait 3D printer is a reliable manufacturing system, capable of producing end-use parts in a wide variety of materials. TORONTO, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Filaments.ca, a leading Canadian provider of 3D printer filament, now has available the Kodak 3D Printing Ecosystem for the Canadian market. The Kodak Portrait 3D Printer offers a dual extruder solution, permitting printing of... Read More
March retail sales increased 5 percent over last year Market research Press releases 

March retail sales increased 5 percent over last year

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2018 – March retail sales increased 0.3 percent seasonally adjusted over February and 5 percent year-over-year as the economy continued to grow, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “This is a healthy spending report despite market volatility, unseasonable weather and uncertain economic policies,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said.... Read More
“Leader of the Pack” book giveaway to newsletter subscribers Promotions 

“Leader of the Pack” book giveaway to newsletter subscribers

What can you learn from the “Leader of the Pack”? The Dead Pixels Society is happy to team up with Matt Sweetwood to offer a chance at a free copy of this memoir, “Leader of the Pack.” The book has garnered numerous five-star reviews on Amazon and has topped the “self-help” category listing. You know Matt as the former president... Read More
Noritsu premium paper prevents inkhead clogs New Products Updates 

Noritsu premium paper prevents inkhead clogs

At the recent PRO summer meeting, we had the chance to catch up with Glen Hart, vice president of Imaging Sales, Noritsu America Corp., to talk about the company’s inkjet paper. Specifically, he outlined how Noritsu inkjet papers produce less dust inside the printer, which increases the longevity of printheads. “Paper dust is the number-one cause of printhead failure,” says... Read More
Jamalon partners with Taopix to launch express personalized photo albums service in the Middle East News Press releases 

Jamalon partners with Taopix to launch express personalized photo albums service in the Middle East

Bringing global photobook service to the Middle East LONDON BOOK FAIR UK / DUBAI UAE (PRWEB) APRIL 13, 2018 – Jamalon, the Middle East region’s largest online bookstore with a catalogue of over 10 million titles, has just announced a strategic partnership with Taopix, the leading UK based global photobook software provider, to offer express personalized photo albums service from... Read More
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