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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.

West Canadian DI names Karen Brookman president, CEO People on the Move 

West Canadian DI names Karen Brookman president, CEO

Calgary’s West Canadian Digital Imaging Inc. announced a CEO transition activating the company’s succession plan. Owner and current Chief Executive Officer George Brookman becomes Chairman and Company Ambassador of West Canadian. The company was founded in 1952 and was later acquired by Brookman in 1984. Under his leadership, the company grew from a traditional microfilm and reprographic service provider to... Read More
PrintCube receives the German Design Award 2020 News 

PrintCube receives the German Design Award 2020

  di support GmbH received the German Design Award 2020, it’s third since 2015. The Eschborn company received the award for the PrintCube in the “Computer and Communication” category, which had already attracted international attention and won the coveted Red Dot Award, the company said. The jury of experts – which is made up of 30 design experts from business,... Read More
Tips on taking photos of art work to highlight its beauty Feature Tips and tricks 

Tips on taking photos of art work to highlight its beauty

Taking great photos is an art. There’s so much adjusting that needs to be done when taking various types of subjects. From landscapes to print advertisements, portraits, and one of the most challenging and delicate, artworks. When you’re taking photos of artwork, you have to respect the effort that the artist put into making every detail of the piece precise... Read More
Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet In defense of Kodak and its “failure” to innovate,  via Techballard DPreview made its choice for holiday photo printing: Printique (formerly AdoramaPix) or MPix. The other contenders were Amazon Photos, Shutterfly and Snapfish. App and software updates Google Photos now prints 4×6 prints to up to more than 7,400 CVS stores and more than 3,500... Read More
3 Legged Thing announces new Legends Tripod range New Products 

3 Legged Thing announces new Legends Tripod range

3 Legged Thing announced Legends, a tripod series for both photo and video. Taking its inspiration from skateboarder, musician, photographer, and 3LT Pro Team member, Ray Barbee, the ethos of the Legends range is innovation, outstanding performance, and creativity, the company says. The first two tripods in the range are Mike and Jay, 3 Legged Thing’s first leveling-base, hybrid photo/video... Read More
Back at ya, HP! Xerox to take merger case to shareholders in hostile bid Acquisitions News 

Back at ya, HP! Xerox to take merger case to shareholders in hostile bid

Xerox Inc. management has responded bruskly to HP‘s rebuff of its offer to combine the two printing giants. Earlier this week, HP rejected Xerox’s advances, citing what it said were Xerox’s declining fortunes and it’s own perceived bright prospects. In response, Xerox vice-chairman and CEO John Visentin says the refusal to engage in the process “defies logic.” Specifically, Visentin rejects... Read More
Thanksgiving weekend is a multibillion-dollar shopping weekend News 

Thanksgiving weekend is a multibillion-dollar shopping weekend

According to Adobe Digital Insights, total e-commerce sales over the entire Thanksgiving weekend are forecast to reach $29 billion, with Cyber Monday tipped to become the largest online shopping day in U.S. history, according to a report from Statista. “Not surprisingly, this year’s Thanksgiving weekend is expected to shatter online shopping records once again,” the report said. Read More
Shutterfly names Hilary Schneider to president, CEO News People on the Move 

Shutterfly names Hilary Schneider to president, CEO

Shutterfly, Inc. appointed Hilary Schneider as president and CEO, effective Jan. 15, 2020, succeeding Ryan O’Hara, who had served as president and CEO since June. No reason was provided for O’Hara’s departure; the statement said he moves to a role as an advisor to parent company Apollo supporting “transactions in the technology and media sectors.” The company also appointed Dwayne... Read More
Sigma announces December dealer workshops Events News 

Sigma announces December dealer workshops

Sigma Corporation of America announced its Dealer Workshop lineup for the month of December: The New Jersey Camera Show at Unique Photo Where: Fairfield, New Jersey When: December 6-8, 2019 The New Jersey Camera Show is the largest photography event in the state featuring workshops, giveaways and exclusive sales. During the show, come and talk to Sigma reps Danielle Rischawy and Marc... Read More
China’s surge to 5G will push worldwide smartphone growth in 2020, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

China’s surge to 5G will push worldwide smartphone growth in 2020, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. November 26, 2019 – Following three straight years of market contraction, global smartphone shipments are expected to return to growth in 2020 fueled by ambitious 5G plans in China. According to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the worldwide smartphone market is expected to grow 1.5% year over year in 2020 with... Read More
PhotoShelter, World Photography Organisation release The Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests News Photo contests 

PhotoShelter, World Photography Organisation release The Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

PhotoShelter released results from its seventh annual guide, The 2020 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests. The guide was developed in partnership with the World Photography Organisation, a global platform to honor, present and share the best contemporary photography from around the world, according to the press release. Readers will find tips for creating winning images, interviews with numerous contest winners and a list of... Read More
AlphaGraphics opens up nine locations in Q2, Q3 News 

AlphaGraphics opens up nine locations in Q2, Q3

AlphaGraphics Inc., announced today the awarding of nine brand new centers over the past six months. The company has locations either open or under construction in Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama: Dunwoody, Georgia; Odessa, Texas;  Overland Park, Kansas; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Providence, Rhode Island; Shirley, Massachusetts; and White Plains, New York. The company has 285 locations in five countries. “Our growth... Read More
MailPix announces top five photo gifts for 2019 Press releases Promotions 

MailPix announces top five photo gifts for 2019

MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the most-popular photo gifts for the 2019 holiday season: Photo ornaments make great gifts. Choose from a variety of photo layouts, shapes and materials to fit in with any distinctive style and add text to further personalize the holiday ornament creation. Photo calendars are great gifts to share. Personalized calendars show off your best... Read More
New Jersey Camera Show to be Dec. 6 – Dec. 8 Events 

New Jersey Camera Show to be Dec. 6 – Dec. 8

Unique Photo’s New Jersey Camera Show will be held from Dec. 6 – 8 at the flagship store located on Route 46 in Fairfield. Unique Photo will transform its 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art superstore into the free public event, featuring photo shoots including Cirque Du Soleil-style performers, professional models, and endangered raptors from the National Audubon Society. Attendees also may browse the... Read More
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