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1 Hour Photo app now prints to 14,400 convenient retail locations Press releases 

1 Hour Photo app now prints to 14,400 convenient retail locations

No credit card needed, just pay in store Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the 1 Hour Photo photo-printing app for iOS and Android now connects to 14,400 retail locations, including CVS, Walgreens and Duane Reade. Consumers can print 4×6, 5×7, 8×10 and 4×8 greeting cards for pick up within an hour. “MailPix is... Read More
Analysis: Are Costco photo lab closures an indicator of a wider trend? News Opinion 

Analysis: Are Costco photo lab closures an indicator of a wider trend?

Mass retailer participation in a category is considered a key indicator of the overall vitality of the category. Mass retailers have access to the best analytics, and make data-driven decisions. When a high-profile retailer decides to change space allocation or even exit a category, it sends ripples across the industry. For example, Best Buy recently announced the cessation of in-store... Read More
Photo printing poised for growth, according to report Market research News 

Photo printing poised for growth, according to report

Innovations in business models, technology and products are keys to driving photo-printing revenues, according to the “Expanding the U.S. Photo Printing Market” report from F/22 Consulting and Photo Imaging News. While conventional prints continue to enjoy the largest share of orders and unit sales, sustained growth will be driven by continuous personalized product innovation. “It’s critical to reflect on the... Read More
Consumer Reports does another strange photo print test Opinion 

Consumer Reports does another strange photo print test

For 80 years, Consumer Reports has been the bellwether of reliable consumer product reviews. From washers and dryers to cars and trucks, CR was the go-to resource for unbiased information. Every year, the annual buyers guide – available on newsstands – influenced camera purchases, as the reviewers were seen as unbiased and truthful. Sometimes the recommendations were head-scratchers – like... Read More
MailPix launches 1 Hour Photo mobile printing app for Android News Press releases 

MailPix launches 1 Hour Photo mobile printing app for Android

MailPix app prints to more than 8,000 popular retail locations Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the 1 Hour Photo photo-printing app for Android. The app connects to more than 8,400 popular retail locations, including Walgreens and DuaneReade. Consumers can print 4×4, 4×6, 5×7, 8×8 and 8×10 photos for pick-up at within an hour.... Read More
Walgreens Showing Mobile Apps Aren’t Just for Millennials Marketing 

Walgreens Showing Mobile Apps Aren’t Just for Millennials

June 27, 2017 01:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walgreens mobile app, already one of the most popular retailer apps in the marketplace with tens of millions of users nationwide, has garnered a particularly robust following among older Americans — a demographic rarely associated with mobile app adoption. Walgreens data show more than 20 percent of its app... Read More
Photo scanning opportunities across many sectors Marketing Opinion 

Photo scanning opportunities across many sectors

Everyone has them: Boxes and boxes of old family photos. These scattered memories may not be in any chronological order and the photo subjects may be distant and forgotten relatives, but these are still family photos. As Baby Boomers have aged, many inherited their parents photo collections that start at the turn of the 20th century and move on up... Read More
Shutterfly earnings report reveals overall printing market trends and challenges Earnings reports Opinion 

Shutterfly earnings report reveals overall printing market trends and challenges

Yesterday, photo-printing industry leader Shutterfly Inc. released its first quarter earnings, which revealed once again the on-going struggles of making a year-round business out the typically seasonal photo-printing business. Shutterfly has invested millions in photo-printing plants with national reach, and then watch much of the equipment sit idle until the fourth quarter. The challenges faced by Shutterfly, however, are also mirrored... Read More
The Photo Industry is Out of Control Events Opinion 

The Photo Industry is Out of Control

There are those times when a new perspective comes out of the blue. That’s what happened during the PMA InnovationNow Photo Business and Technology Summit Sept. 27-28 in San Francisco, Calif. As part of the rejuvenated PMA agenda, the executive-level conference brought thought leaders, top-level retailers and service providers from as far away as Brazil, Europe and Australia. After years of... Read More
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