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Gary Pageau is principal of InfoCircle LLC, continuing his marketing communications career. InfoCircle LLC is a marketing and communications consulting firm, specializing in business-to-business markets. 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.

Hasselblad announces CPL, ND8, UV  filters, new strap New Products 

Hasselblad announces CPL, ND8, UV filters, new strap

Hasselblad launched CPL, ND8 and UV filters and an eco-friendly Vandra camera strap. Hasselblad CPL Filter is available in 62mm, 67mm, 72mm and 77mm, the Hasselblad Circular Polariser/Linear (CPL) Filters are effective in eliminating reflection, such as water surfaces and capturing shots through glass windows, making it an indispensable accessory for landscape and urban photography. Made with SCHOTT B 270... Read More
Capture offering touchless digitization of photo albums New Products 

Capture offering touchless digitization of photo albums

Capture, the leading photo and video digitization service (formerly known as YesVideo), announces the official release of its Album Scanning Service. Using a patented proprietary technology, Capture is able to scan, extract and enhance individual photos from an album without risk of damage to the photos. The Album Scanning Service starts by capturing more than 240 megapixels of information for... Read More
Mediaclip rebrands with a new logo, website Marketing News Sponsored post 

Mediaclip rebrands with a new logo, website

Mediaclip Inc. officially unveiled its new brand image and the vision is reflected in the new design. For 15 years, Mediaclip is a leading worldwide provider of Product Personalization and Product Customization software solutions services. Mediaclip’s initial focus was to provide consumers and customers with a simple, intuitive, and creative way to personalize their products. The company’s culture was focused... Read More
Preserving family memories and history, with Mitch Goldstone, ScanMyPhotos Marketing Podcasts 

Preserving family memories and history, with Mitch Goldstone, ScanMyPhotos

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Mitch Goldstone, CEO of ScanMyPhotos.com. In this episode, Goldstone talks about his beginnings as a one-hour photo lab operator and developing one of the first volume photo scanning operations. ScanMyPhotos.com has professionally preserved more than one billion memories, milestones, and special event photos for its customers since 1990. The photo digitizing company specializes in photo, 35mm slide,... Read More
Dr. Rolf Hollander extended as CEWE chairman of the Board of Trustees News People on the Move 

Dr. Rolf Hollander extended as CEWE chairman of the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Neumüller CEWE COLOR Stiftung announced it extended Dr. Rolf Hollander‘s term of office as a member and in his function as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for a further four years at its meeting on Nov. 29, 2022. The Board of Management of the Neumüller CEWE COLOR Stiftung is having legal concerns examined... Read More
NRF: GDP growth is slower but consumer spending remains positive Market research 

NRF: GDP growth is slower but consumer spending remains positive

Gross domestic product isn’t likely to grow as much in the final months of 2022 as it did in the third quarter, but consumer spending should remain strong even though its rapid pace is continuing to slow, according to National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz. “The third quarter’s results clearly dispelled the notion that the U.S. economy is in... Read More
Ennis acquires School Photo Marketing Acquisitions 

Ennis acquires School Photo Marketing

Ennis, Inc., Midlothian, Texas, announced the acquisition of School Photo Marketing in Morganville, New Jersey. Terms weren’t disclosed. School Photo Marketing provides printing, yearbook publishing, and marketing-related services to more than 1,400 school and sports photographers. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to bring School Photo Marketing, their employees, and their customers into the Ennis family,” says Keith Walters,... Read More
Circle Graphics acquires JONDO Acquisitions News 

Circle Graphics acquires JONDO

Investment firm H.I.G. Capital announced its portfolio company, Circle Graphics, has acquired canvas print lab JONDO, Ltd. Terms weren’t disclosed. JONDO will become a unit of Circle’s Sensaria wall-decor division. JONDO is a provider of personalized photo products sold primarily through online channel partners. It operates three facilities strategically located across the United States to deliver high-quality, mass-customized products with... Read More
TAMRON launches TAMRON Lens Utility Mobile for Android OS Updates 

TAMRON launches TAMRON Lens Utility Mobile for Android OS

Tamron launched TAMRON Lens Utility Mobile, a dedicated application for smartphones and tablets running with Android OS. The application is the mobile version of the TAMRON Lens Utility dedicated Windows and Mac PC software released in October 2021 and was developed in-house by TAMRON. The application is available on Google Play. The TAMRON Lens Utility Mobile is compatible with Androids... Read More
C+A Global launches Sprocket Studio Plus photo printer New Products 

C+A Global launches Sprocket Studio Plus photo printer

C+A Global, an authorized brand licensee of HP, launched the HP Sprocket Studio Plus Photo Printer, a redesigned printer with the ability to print 4-by-6-inch photos. The Studio Plus serves as a personal photo lab, printing bright, glossy photos that can be used in picture frames, to create greeting cards, collages, and more. With Bluetooth capabilities, photos can be snapped... Read More
NRF: Record 196.7 million consumers shop over Thanksgiving holiday weekend   Market research 

NRF: Record 196.7 million consumers shop over Thanksgiving holiday weekend  

A record 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. The total number of shoppers grew by nearly 17 million from 2021 and is the highest figure since NRF first started... Read More
allcop adds warehouse in the Hauser Wiesen industrial estate News 

allcop adds warehouse in the Hauser Wiesen industrial estate

allcop Farbbild-Service GmbH & Co. KG is adding a logistics center in the Hauser Wiesen industrial estate. The company already has a warehouse in Heinrich-Brauns-Straße that is “more than 100 percent full,” says Thomas Wiest, managing partner. However, about 85 per cent would be ideal for handling the material. The company has already rented additional space in Seltmanns. The building,... Read More
Shutterfly CEO sees “choppy” times coming News 

Shutterfly CEO sees “choppy” times coming

Shutterfly CEO Hilary Schneider told the Associate Press the economic outlook is “choppy.” “We’re certainly going through an economic reconciliation here,” she said. “It’s hard to remember what that’s like because we have been in a bull market for so long. But those of us with some gray hair have seen this before. I think the reality is it’s a... Read More
Leica Store robbed of nearly $180,000 in merchandise News 

Leica Store robbed of nearly $180,000 in merchandise

San Francisco, Calif., receive another black mark on its reputation in the photography community on Saturday, Nov. 27, when armed thieves robbed the San Francisco Leica Store of nearly $180,000 in merchandise. According to ABC 7, a surveillance video showed four suspects, who arrived in a gray sedan, making their way into the Union Square store around 1:20 pm. At... Read More
Product quality as important as price for US photo merchandise buyers News 

Product quality as important as price for US photo merchandise buyers

A new consumer study from Rise Above Research has found product quality is nearly as important as price when choosing a vendor. When study respondents were asked about the most important considerations when choosing which company to buy from, “product quality” ranked second at 62%, just behind “price” at 63%. Product quality was also the leading consideration among 25-to-34-year-olds in... Read More