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Statista: Who’s surviving the retail apocalypse? Market research News 

Statista: Who’s surviving the retail apocalypse?

With the bankruptcy of Sears making the news this week, along with retail news from the NRF indicating a strong retail environment, there’s a mixed message in the media. Or is there? According to the above chart from Statista, based on Nielsen data, some retail categories have been hit much harder by the rise of online shopping than others. While... Read More
Visual 1st panel preview: Monetizing Photos through Print Events News 

Visual 1st panel preview: Monetizing Photos through Print

The Visual 1st conference kicks off next week at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, Calif. If you haven’t made plans to attend, there’s still time to register! If you can’t make it, be sure to check out our coverage next week. And if you are there, step up and say hello. Conference organizer Hans Hartman has been busy setting... Read More
Photobox unit, Moonpig, to open engineering hub in Manchester News Press releases 

Photobox unit, Moonpig, to open engineering hub in Manchester

Launches recruitment drive for 50 engineers as it unveils ambitious next phase of growth Moonpig, the UK’s leading online cards, gifts & flowers retailer is opening its first ever ‘Tech Hub’ in Manchester, creating fifty new technology jobs across Manchester and London, as part of a multi-million-pound investment to unlock the next phase of its ambitious growth plans. The new... Read More
di support, PhotoSí announce kiosk agreement for Italy News Press releases 

di support, PhotoSí announce kiosk agreement for Italy

PrintCube is coming to the beautiful Bella Italia. di support announces proudly that it has signed a cooperation agreement with PhotoSí for the Italian market during photokina in Cologne. PhotoSí is Italy’s leading photography service provider with a strong internet and mobile business. PhotoSí now operates a network of more than 5,000 retail locations. In the Southern European countries, the... Read More
Fujifilm Group unveils new global branding campaign: NEVER STOP Marketing News Press releases 

Fujifilm Group unveils new global branding campaign: NEVER STOP

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is today launching its “NEVER STOP” global branding campaign to communicate its diverse array of business operations as well as its corporate mindset continuing to take on new challenges. The campaign begins today in Japan and the U.S., and will continue to roll-out at later dates in Europe, China and Southeast Asia. The NEVER... Read More
September retail sales increased 3 percent over last year News Press releases 

September retail sales increased 3 percent over last year

WASHINGTON, October 15, 2018 – Retail sales in September increased 0.4 percent over August on a seasonally adjusted basis and were up 3 percent year-over-year unadjusted, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “Retail sales were somewhat softer than expected in September and some of the weakness can be attributed... Read More
PRINT 18 Chicago focused on ideas, technology and connections Events News 

PRINT 18 Chicago focused on ideas, technology and connections

Reston, VA—With more than 80 educational sessions and nearly 17,000 industry professionals, PRINT 18 continued with its promise to grow business. In its 50th year, and with a new laser focus on making the event transformational instead of the typical transactional trade show, the event realized an increase by 38% of unique visitors per day. “PRINT 18 was a great... Read More
PicsArt opens AI Lab in Moscow News Press releases 

PicsArt opens AI Lab in Moscow

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PicsArt, the leading creative platform and app for social storytelling, today announced that it has opened the PicsArt AI Lab in Moscow. The Lab will enable the company to further its leadership in AI and Machine Learning and identify new and innovative uses for the tech. With more than 100 million monthly active users... Read More
Pro Imaging adds free “Connect” conference in April Events News 

Pro Imaging adds free “Connect” conference in April

Free educational conference is for pro lab, vertically integrated school/sports photography, and retail photography businesses Pro Imaging Expo, producer of the imaging-industry events, has added a free educational event, April 13-14, 2019, preceding its annual Pro Imaging Golf tournament and Future Imaging Symposium, at, Mission Inn Resort and Club, Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. Pro Imaging CONNECT is targeted toward portrait labs, vertically integrated photography studios,... Read More
Licensee offering digitizing under Kodak Digitizing Box brand News Opinion 

Licensee offering digitizing under Kodak Digitizing Box brand

Eastman Kodak Co. is offering picture and movie digitization services under a licensing agreement with AMB Media LLC, the parent company of Legacybox and Southtree brands. Since its 2012 bankruptcy, Kodak has been actively seeking licensees for a wide range of consumer products, from fashionwear to consumer electronics. A full list is here. In the “About Us” section of the Kodak Digitizing... Read More
When one camera doesn’t do it all, from Suite 48a research Events Market research News Opinion 

When one camera doesn’t do it all, from Suite 48a research

Hans Hartman of Suite 48a recently shared some insights from the recent Beyond smartphones and digital cameras – The Long Tail of Cameras survey, conducted a few months ago among 1,055 North American respondents who take at least 5 photos a month. As shown in the chart above, 63% of the respondents or their partner own a digital camera, showing there is still healthy... Read More
Google launches Live Albums to automatically update shared photos New Products News Opinion Press releases 

Google launches Live Albums to automatically update shared photos

Google Photos has added a new feature for automatically gathering photos into albums for sharing. According to the blog post, Google Photos can turn any album into a live album. The user simply chooses the people or pets, and Google Photos will automatically add photos of these subjects to the album as they happen. Live albums are rolling out now... Read More
Photobox Group further strengthens product team with industry-leading talent News People on the Move Press releases 

Photobox Group further strengthens product team with industry-leading talent

Leading U.K. photo services company Photobox refreshed its logo (see above) and added to its management team (see below). The company has primarily been known for photobooks, calendars and canvas, but is now promoting small gifts like photo tins, personalized pouches and personalized aprons. The company also launched a new TV advertising campaign: Below is the press release on Grant... Read More
Extensis and LizardTech unite as one global company News Press releases 

Extensis and LizardTech unite as one global company

Extensis and LizardTech unite as one global company to help organizations increase the ROI and value of their digital assets, fonts, and large imagery PORTLAND, ORE. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 02, 2018 – Extensis® and LizardTech today announced they are uniting as one global company to help organizations increase the ROI and value of their digital assets, fonts, and large imagery. With Extensis’... Read More
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