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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.

Ad Council PSA highlights the value of printed photos in child’s well-being Marketing 

Ad Council PSA highlights the value of printed photos in child’s well-being

  The Ad Council has released a PSA underscoring the value to children of visible printed pictures in the home of families. The one-minute PSA tells the story of a teenager named Jason who is adopted by a family. Over time, he sees the inclusion of himself in family photos hanging on a wall as evidence of his acceptance into... Read More
Updated: B&H Photo responds to New York State Attorney General allegations News 

Updated: B&H Photo responds to New York State Attorney General allegations

Updated information below this section: In response to last week’s report of the New York Attorney General Letitia James investigating B&H Photo for allegedly failing to pay taxes on rebates, the Manhattan-based retail giant shared the following statement with The Dead Pixels Society: “The Attorney General is flat wrong – and is trying to create a tax on discounts in... Read More
Kodak Alaris is still shopping film, paper and chemicals business Earnings reports News 

Kodak Alaris is still shopping film, paper and chemicals business

Kodak Alaris revealed, in its latest annual report, the company is still seeking a buyer for its Paper, Photochemicals and Film (PPF) business after a potential buyer dropped out. Kodak Alaris, the spinoff from Eastman Kodak Co., has been seeking a buyer for some of its businesses to shore up its underperforming results. Additionally, the report stated company management is... Read More
Xerox fires back to HP after rebuff of takeover offer Acquisitions News Opinion 

Xerox fires back to HP after rebuff of takeover offer

In what portends to the beginning of a contentious courtship, Xerox Holdings Corp. management responded harshly to the rejection of its proposal to acquire rival HP Inc. Xerox vice chairman and CEO John Visentin advised HP board members Enrique Lores and Chip Bergh, if a “friendly” merger agreement could not be reached quickly, Xerox would take it’s case directly to... Read More
NRF: Half of holiday shoppers have already started   Marketing Press releases 

NRF: Half of holiday shoppers have already started  

More than half of consumers have already started their holiday shopping and nearly a quarter of purchases have already been made, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “This is further evidence that the holiday season has grown far beyond the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas,” NRF President and CEO... Read More
GFcrew announces workshop with leading sports photographers Events News 

GFcrew announces workshop with leading sports photographers

GFcrew announced an exclusive limited-attendance workshop, March 12-15, 2020, in Myrtle Beach, S.C., featuring Peter Read Miller and Zamani Feelings. This hands-on and classroom-style experience is limited to 25 attendees. GFcrew has secured on-field credentials at The Ripken Experience to photograph college baseball and a track-and-field meet hosted by Coastal Carolina University. “In addition to shooting side by side with... Read More
Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings Updates 

Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings

Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to its offerings, rounding out the offerings for the MacOS-based photo print service. The company says the addition restores the functionality of the original Apple Photos print service, which was discontinued back in 2018. Since then, Mimeo has stepped up to offer a tightly integrated photo print service for MacOS users. Mimeo Photos Prints lets... Read More
Ricoh updates 360-degree camera, THETA SC2 New Products 

Ricoh updates 360-degree camera, THETA SC2

Ricoh Co. announced the Ricoh THETA SC2, an entry-level model to the RICOH THETA 360-degree camera series, capable of capturing 360-degree still images and video footage. The RICOH THETA SC2 snaps photos at approximately 14 megapixels, and smooth, immersive spherical video at 30 fps (frames per second) in 4K (3840 x 1920 pixels), the company said. Additionally, the RICOH THETA... Read More
Samsung announces Galaxy Note10+ Star Wars special edition New Products 

Samsung announces Galaxy Note10+ Star Wars special edition

Samsung Electronics announced a special-edition Galaxy Note10+ in advance of the Dec. 20 release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” To commemorate this event, Samsung will release a special edition Galaxy Note10+, featuring Star Wars-inspired design elements and digital content. This special-edition device will be bundled with a specially designed case, a metal badge as a collector’s item, an... Read More
ShootProofs adds exec James Scott to key customer support role People on the Move 

ShootProofs adds exec James Scott to key customer support role

Atlanta’s ShootProof, a provider of online gallery software and services for professional and semi-professional photographers, hired James Scott as vice president, customer success. Scott will lead the customer success and customer support teams. The company said Scott is a seasoned executive with a track record of serving high-growth SaaS companies, joining ShootProof from SuccessHacker, where he served as General Partner.... Read More
Olympus CEO concedes camera division may be up for sale, via Bloomberg News 

Olympus CEO concedes camera division may be up for sale, via Bloomberg

Rumors on various gearhound websites have speculated Olympus Corp. may shut down its camera division within eight months; it’s not normally the policy of the Dead Pixels Society to report possibly damaging rumors, especially an unsourced one. In this case, however, Bloomberg news reports Olympus CEO Yasuo Takeuchi said the company is preparing for job cuts “in due course” to “improve... Read More
Panasonic releases firmware update programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S and G9 Updates 

Panasonic releases firmware update programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S and G9

Panasonic has announced firmware updates for the LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras S1R/ S1 (S Series), GH5/GH5S/G9 (G Series) and application software enhancements. All programs will be available at the LUMIX Global Customer Support website Nov. 19, 2019. The cameras and major programs to be updated are as follows. LUMIX Full-frame Mirrorless Camera S1R Firmware Version 1.3  / S1 Firmware... Read More
MailPix announces photo drinkware line News 

MailPix announces photo drinkware line

MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, is ready for customers to toast the holidays with a selection of personalized photo drinkware. Customers can choose clear or white shot glasses featuring photos and text. “Mailpix custom shot glasses can be used for so many occasions, like save-the-date announcements, holiday parties, office gatherings and so much more,” says Fred H. Lerner,... Read More
MILK Books adds project extension for Apple Photos App News Updates 

MILK Books adds project extension for Apple Photos App

New Zealand-based MILK Books announced a project extension for Apple Photos on macOS. As of Nov. 15, 2019, Mac users could download the MILK Books project extension for Photos through the Mac App Store and will be able to create handcrafted MILK photo books and album within the Photos app on their Mac, with prices starting at US $31. The... Read More
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