March retail sales gains are ‘very encouraging’ and ‘set the stage’ for further improvements this year News Press releases 

March retail sales gains are ‘very encouraging’ and ‘set the stage’ for further improvements this year

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 – Retail sales were up 1 percent in March seasonally adjusted from February and up 0.8 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “March’s numbers are very encouraging and set the stage for improved expectations for the economy in the coming months, especially since the... Read More
EFI agrees to be bought for $1.7 billion cash News Press releases 

EFI agrees to be bought for $1.7 billion cash

EFI Shareholders to Receive $37.00 Per Share and Acquisition Expected to Close by Q3 2019 Company Announces Preliminary Q1 2019 Revenue Results of $220-$225 Million FREMONT, Calif., April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital-printing innovation, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) to be... Read More
Best Buy CFO Corie Barry to become new CEO News People on the Move Press releases 

Best Buy CFO Corie Barry to become new CEO

Hubert Joly to become Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Corie Barry, current CFO and Chief Strategic Transformation Officer, to become new CEO Mike Mohan to become President and COO MINNEAPOLIS –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced that its board of directors has elected Corie Barry, currently the company’s Chief Financial and Strategic Transformation Officer, to become Chief Executive Officer,... Read More
Registration now open for PRINT 19 News 

Registration now open for PRINT 19

More than 17,000 Industry Leaders and 400 Exhibitors from 100 Countries Expected “Where Creativity and Technology Converge in Chicago” Reston, VA— Registration is now open for the print industry’s most comprehensive and longest running event.  PRINT® 19, slated for October 3-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place North, will bring together the leaders of the print industry from more than 80 countries.... Read More
Industry Notes, App Updates and More for the week of April 12 News Updates 

Industry Notes, App Updates and More for the week of April 12

Notable apps and updates Skylum announces Luminar Flex, a new plugin Zoner Photo Studio has a spring update, offering faster RAW workflow and previews. Mastin Labs Kodak Everyday Original Presets are now available for CaptureOne DNP releases software update for Snap Lab SL620A™ photo printing kiosk solution Rumours and reports Here are some interesting items from around the internet: Fujifilm Australia launches support program for pro photographers... Read More
Canon introduces EOS Rebel SL3 compact DSLR New Products Press releases 

Canon introduces EOS Rebel SL3 compact DSLR

Empowering Users with an Easy Way to Express Themselves, the New Camera Delivers Stunning Photos and 4K Videos in a Lightweight Body MELVILLE, N.Y., April 10, 2019 – Combining ease-of-use with high-image quality, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled the EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR camera, the smallest and lightest product within the current EOS lineup. Weighing... Read More
Digital camera shipments down 50% from two years ago, according to CIPA Market research Opinion 

Digital camera shipments down 50% from two years ago, according to CIPA

The trend for digital cameras isn’t optimistic, according to CIPA, but may not account for action cams and other innovations The  Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has published a new graph showing the number of cameras shipped in February 2019 and the numbers aren’t trending well. According to the association, sales were down from January 2019 and had substantially decreased... Read More
photobook.ai announces strategic partnership with MaikeOS to create complete AI Photobook Creation and Fulfillment solution across China Events News Press releases 

photobook.ai announces strategic partnership with MaikeOS to create complete AI Photobook Creation and Fulfillment solution across China

Integrated solution enables any app company to offer printed photobook products with zero development effort 10th April 2019, Hangzhou and Singapore: photobook.ai, developers of automatic photobook creation technology announces a strategic collaboration with MaikeOS, makers of the MaikePODs and MaikeWebs service to offer a fully-integrated solution for mobile photobook creation and fulfillment in China. MaikeOS will be showcasing the solution... Read More
VSCO suing PicsArt over photo filters News 

VSCO suing PicsArt over photo filters

Photo-editing app-maker VSCO  has filed a lawsuit against rival PicsArt, alleging PicsArt “reverse engineered” 19 VSCO filters and offered them as part of PicsArt’s Gold subscription package. The suit alleges 17 PicsArt employees created VSCO accounts to gain access to VSCO’s filters, then reverse-engineered them and offered them as part of the Gold subscription package. VSCO’s suit alleges PicsArt “promotes its... Read More
DOKE launches ViMeCa, a video message greeting card for consumers New Products Press releases 

DOKE launches ViMeCa, a video message greeting card for consumers

Easily Create and Send a Personalized Greeting for a Special Occasion SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DOKE Co., Ltd. today introduced ViMeCa, a video message greeting card for sending personalized message for any special occasions. ViMeCa lets you easily create and send a personalized custom greeting in a form of a short video, without a smartphone or personal computer. ViMeCa is a... Read More
Cory Richards named new Nikon Ambassador, embarks on historic Everest expedition People on the Move Press releases 

Cory Richards named new Nikon Ambassador, embarks on historic Everest expedition

The Durable and Portable Z Series Cameras, with their Incredible Image Quality and Exceptional Video Capabilities, Chosen to Document Richards’ Journey to Set a Bold New Route to the Top of the World’s Tallest Mountain MELVILLE, N.Y., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Nikon Inc. announced the addition of world-class photographer, adventurer and alpinist Cory Richards to the prestigious Nikon Ambassador Program. An exceptionally talented... Read More
Kodak completes sale of its Flexographic Packaging Division to Montagu News Press releases 

Kodak completes sale of its Flexographic Packaging Division to Montagu

New company Miraclon to meet packaging industry needs with KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions ROCHESTER, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Eastman Kodak Company and Montagu Private Equity LLP announced the completion of the sale of Kodak’s Flexographic Packaging Division (FPD). Now part of Montagu’s portfolio, the division operates as a standalone company known as Miraclon. As previously announced, Kodak’s flexographic leadership team has transitioned as... Read More
Australia takes 2019 World Photographic Cup Events Press releases 

Australia takes 2019 World Photographic Cup

First Cup Win for Team Australia; the United States and Mexico Take Second and Third Place in Competition Co-founded by Professional Photographers of America ATLANTA (PRWEB) APRIL 08, 2019 – The 2019 World Photographic Cup winners were announced at the ceremony in Drammen, Norway. In a flip from last year’s results, the winner of the 2019 World Photographic Cup was Australia... Read More
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