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Let’s find the positive in camera sales Market research News Opinion Press releases 

Let’s find the positive in camera sales

It’s time for the annual CIPA report, which numerous tech blogs and analysts comb over to deduce the trends ailing the camera market. The news can be sobering, especially when leaders like Canon predict a 50-percent drop-off in camera sales within the next two years. On the bright side, the boom in the instant camera category shows there’s life in... Read More
Canon launches print for action initiative to show print remains an influential medium Market research News Press releases 

Canon launches print for action initiative to show print remains an influential medium

New Canon U.S.A. Survey Finds 47 Percent of Americans Would Feel Sad in a World Without Print MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Print has long been a powerful medium to inspire action, from promoting social change to influencing purchasing decisions. It, therefore, comes with little surprise to Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, that nearly half of Americans would... Read More
CIPA provides outlook on 2019 trends for cameras and related goods Market research Press releases 

CIPA provides outlook on 2019 trends for cameras and related goods

The Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA: President Kazuo Ushida) has announced the outlook on the shipment by product-type concerning cameras and related goods for the 2019 term. 1. Track record of shipments 2018 In 2018 total shipments decreased by 22.2% year on year in digital cameras with a significant decline in built-in lens digital cameras. In interchangeable lens digital... Read More
NRF forecasts retail sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent Market research News Press releases 

NRF forecasts retail sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2019 – The National Retail Federation today forecast that retail sales during 2019 will increase between 3.8 percent and 4.4 percent to more than $3.8 trillion despite threats from an ongoing trade war, the volatile stock market and the effects of the government shutdown. “We believe the underlying state of the economy is sound,” NRF President and... Read More
Retail jobs grew nearly 15,000 in January over December Market research Press releases 

Retail jobs grew nearly 15,000 in January over December

WASHINGTON, February 1, 2019 – Retail industry employment in January was down by 15,100 jobs unadjusted from a year earlier but increased 14,800 jobs seasonally adjusted from December, the National Retail Federation said today. The retail numbers, which exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants, came as the nation added 304,000 jobs overall compared with December, the Labor Department said.... Read More
Smartphone 3D camera market worth $9,280.1 million, by 2025 at 42.3% CAGR, by Allied Market Research Market research Press releases 

Smartphone 3D camera market worth $9,280.1 million, by 2025 at 42.3% CAGR, by Allied Market Research

Rise in adoption of smartphones, technological advancements in the smartphone industry, and myriad applications of smartphone 3D cameras are expected to propel the growth of the smartphone 3D camera market Allied Market Research published a report, titled, “Smartphone 3D Camera Market by Technology (StereoscopicCamera and Time-of-Flight (TOF)), and Resolution (Below 8 MP, 8-16 MP, and Above 16 MP): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018–2025“. The report offers detailed analyses of the driving forces... Read More
IDC forecasts double-digit growth for the 3D scanner market as new use cases emerge Market research Press releases 

IDC forecasts double-digit growth for the 3D scanner market as new use cases emerge

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In its first forecast of the 3D scanner market, International Data Corporation (IDC) projects that worldwide 3D scanner shipments will grow to more than 273 million units in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.0% over the 2018-2022 forecast period. Total market value is expected to reach $1.74 billion in 2022 with a five-year CAGR... Read More
Procrastinators rush to meet holiday deadline Market research Press releases 

Procrastinators rush to meet holiday deadline

134 million Consumers Plan to Shop on Super Saturday WASHINGTON, December 19, 2018 – More than 40 percent of holiday shoppers surveyed expect to finish their holiday gift shopping by today, but the biggest procrastinators will still be buying gifts through Christmas Eve, according to the annual consumer sentiment survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights... Read More
Notable photo app updates for December Market research News 

Notable photo app updates for December

Several mobile apps have published updates. Here’s an overview: Shutterfly Tiny Prints luxe cards collection, with unique designs and styles Art Filters available only in the app Get a free photo book a month Instasize Latest update features new December Filters (S1, S3, S3), say hello the Spruce Collection, the combination of moody hues. New Joy border pack, minimal in... Read More
Lifetouch integration with Shutterfly heralds change in school photo business model Market research Opinion 

Lifetouch integration with Shutterfly heralds change in school photo business model

Our friends at CaptureLife recently posted a blog about how Shutterfly has begun integrating Lifetouch school photos into its mobile app. This long-anticipated step is the beginning of a shift in the marketing and fulfillment of school and event photos. Through the long history of school photography, a school-portrait company’s main customer was the school district or school board themselves.... Read More
Global 5G to take off by 2021, according to Ericsson Market research News 

Global 5G to take off by 2021, according to Ericsson

With every improvement in network speed, new wireless markets emerge. 5G technology is not only poised to expand the smartphone market but will also make possible wireless broadband to homes, to businesses and even vehicles. In Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report cited Statista, there will be 3.4 billion 4G (LTE) smartphone subscriptions worldwide by the end of this year. Ericsson puts global... Read More
Photo Finale reports customers sales up this season Market research News Opinion Sponsored post 

Photo Finale reports customers sales up this season

Photo Finale customers are looking at impressive sales increases so far this holiday season. The number-one question this time of year is “how is everyone doing?” You know I love data, so I thought I would share some overall data from Photo Finale customers. Photo Lab Sales Nov. 5 – 27 Average customer desktop sales are up 6% Average customer... Read More
Early holiday sales showing growth of mobile commerce Market research News 

Early holiday sales showing growth of mobile commerce

Black Friday may kick off the U.S. holiday buying season, but shoppers have already spent $2.4 billion online according to Adobe Analytics data cited by Business Insider by Statista. By 5 pm on Thanksgiving Day, the amount spent online went up by a further $1.75 billion. Even though U.S. shoppers are spending huge sums of money online, physical retail is still alive... Read More
Thanksgiving weekend multichannel shopping up almost 40 percent over last year Market research News Press releases 

Thanksgiving weekend multichannel shopping up almost 40 percent over last year

WASHINGTON, November 27, 2018 – From Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, more than 165 million Americans shopped either in stores or online, surpassing the 164 million who had said they would shop in a consumer sentiment survey conducted ahead of the holiday, the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics said today. The average shopper spent $313.29 on gifts and... Read More
Survey shows smartphone users not excited about advanced imaging features Market research Opinion 

Survey shows smartphone users not excited about advanced imaging features

Advertisements for new smartphones, whether it’s the latest iPhone or the next Samsung Galaxy, inevitably feature the latest camera functions. Whether it’s Animojis, multiple cameras featuring time-lapse, time travel and depth-imaging features, or cameras that can see in the dark, today’s smartphones are marvels of imaging engineering. A recent survey by Morning Consult suggests, however, most users would be happier with... Read More
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