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Denis Burger appointed CEO of software developer MAGIX News People on the Move 

Denis Burger appointed CEO of software developer MAGIX

After seven years of leading multimedia software maker MAGIX, Klaus Schmidt is moving from operational corporate responsibility to the investor side. Denis Burger has succeeded him as the new CEO of MAGIX. “We thank Klaus for his substantial contribution to the success story of MAGIX,” says Jürgen Jaron from the MAGIX Advisory Board. “With him, the company has evolved into... Read More
Profoto Holding reports first-quarter sales up 28% Earnings reports News 

Profoto Holding reports first-quarter sales up 28%

Profoto Holding AB reported first-quarter sales increased 28.3 percent to SEK 196m (153); adjusted for currency effects, net sales increased by 20.2 percent. Profit for the period increased to SEK 40m (31).   Performance measures Group Jan–Mar 2022 Jan–Mar 2021 Apr 2021–Mar 2022 Full year 2021 Net sales, SEKm 196 153 776 732 Net sales (Pro forma)*, SEKm 220 173... Read More
NRF says economy should continue ‘bustling forward’ Market research News 

NRF says economy should continue ‘bustling forward’

The economy’s fast-paced growth could slow somewhat as the Federal Reserve tries to bring inflation under control in the next few months, but consumers are likely to keep on shopping as lower inflation eases uncertainty, said Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist, National Retail Federation. “The Fed’s tightening has kicked off a new cycle of adjustment and the outlook for interest rates... Read More
Vivid-Pix donates Memory Station to Rochester senior center News 

Vivid-Pix donates Memory Station to Rochester senior center

Rochester, NY-based Friendly Senior Living has installed the Vivid-Pix Memory Station photo digitizing and restoration system to help seniors reminisce and reconnect with loved ones through photography to help reduce dementia. Provided by support from the Kluge Foundation, the program also includes Vivid-Pix “Tell Your Story” Photo Storytelling Classes to help seniors delve into their past. Founded in 1849, Friendly... Read More
PHOTOPLUS reboots and relocates as Create NYC Events News 

PHOTOPLUS reboots and relocates as Create NYC

After two years of in-person event cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerald Expo has announced PHOTOPLUS is being reformatted as Create NYC Powered by PHOTOPLUS, a “festival style experience,” from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2022. The three-day event leaves the Jacob Javits Convention Center for the Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn, NY. Create NYC “celebrates all visual storytellers whose... Read More
Pixels.com now offering prints from NFTs News 

Pixels.com now offering prints from NFTs

Art marketplace Pixels.com launched a new feature that allows NFT owners to print their NFTs as canvas prints, t-shirts, puzzles, and hundreds of other print-on-demand products. “This is one of the most exciting times in the history of our business,” says Sean Broihier, CEO of Pixels.com. “We’ve spent the past 15+ years building software to help people transform their personal photos... Read More
Rise Above Research: US Photo Merchandise on Strong Road to Recovery After Pandemic Downturn Market research News 

Rise Above Research: US Photo Merchandise on Strong Road to Recovery After Pandemic Downturn

The photo merchandise market has been recovering well from the downturn it experienced during the heights of the COVID-19 pandemic, with growth predicted in both unit sales and revenue through 2026, according to Rise Above Research’s 2022 US Photo Merchandise Forecast. 2022 will see an overall increase of 4% in unit sales, driven by an increase in photo cards that... Read More
Samsung Electronics announces first-quarter 2022 results News 

Samsung Electronics announces first-quarter 2022 results

Samsung Electronics posted a record consolidated revenue for the third straight quarter of KRW 77.78 trillion and an operating profit of KRW 14.12 trillion, a 51% increase from a year earlier. The DX (Device eXperience) Division posted the highest revenue since 2013 while the DS (Device Solutions) Division reported a historical high for quarterly revenue. The MX (Mobile eXperience) Business... Read More
Snap announces selfie drone News 

Snap announces selfie drone

Not deterred by the lukewarm adoption of Spectacles, Snap Inc. has launched the Pixy pocket-sized flying camera. With the simple tap of a button, Pixy flies in four preset flight paths. It can float, orbit, and follow wherever you lead, without a controller or any setup. Pixy finds its home in your hand, landing gently at the end of the... Read More
Millman Multimedia launches Mother’s Day campaign for mobile app News 

Millman Multimedia launches Mother’s Day campaign for mobile app

Millman Multimedia, the parent company of Nations Photo Lab, Artsy Couture and more, announced a $100 Mother’s Day Giveaway for their same-day photo gift app, Express Photo Gifts. Launched in June of 2021, Express Photo Gifts App was designed to support CVS Pharmacy + Photo’s same-day custom photo gift services. The application allows users to instantly upload photos and customize... Read More
Shutterfly named by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s best employers for diversity for 2022 News 

Shutterfly named by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s best employers for diversity for 2022

Shutterfly announced it was named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity of 2022 by Forbes Magazine. This honor arrives two months after being named one of America’s Best Employers of 2022 by Forbes magazine. “I am so proud to have our progress in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion recognized by Forbes,” said Hilary Schneider, President and CEO of Shutterfly. “At Shutterfly, we know... Read More
Early digital photography, social media and life balance with Brian Solis, author and futurist Marketing News Podcasts 

Early digital photography, social media and life balance with Brian Solis, author and futurist

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brian Solis, author and futurist, about the early days of digital cameras, what Kodak got wrong, the growth of social media, and why balancing your life is vitally important. Brian Solis is Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). His work at Salesforce focuses on thought... Read More
Photobook.ai replaces Black’s Photos app with it’s white label app News 

Photobook.ai replaces Black’s Photos app with it’s white label app

Singapore-based Photobook.ai announced one of Canada’s leading photography brands, Black’s Photo, has chosen the most recent AI Photobook app to enable users to automatically make photobooks and other photo products on their mobile phones using advanced AI and story-flow technology. Black’s Photo customers will able to design and order a myriad of customized photo products from magnets and prints to wall decor and photobooks on the blacks.ca... Read More
South Bend coffee shop rebrands as “Kodachrome Coffee” News 

South Bend coffee shop rebrands as “Kodachrome Coffee”

A South Bend, Indiana-based roasting company Zen Cafe has rebranded to become Kodachrome Coffee, according to a report in Daily Coffee News. The rebrand “is intended to provide a sharper focus on the company’s attention to craft, as well as on the relationships with producers developed over Kodachrome’s 10-plus years in business,” according to reporter Howard Bryman. The Dead Pixels Society... Read More
NRF: Mother’s Day spending to reach record high News 

NRF: Mother’s Day spending to reach record high

Mother’s Day spending is expected to total $31.7 billion this year, up $3.6 billion from 2021’s record spending, according to the annual consumer survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Approximately 84 percent of U.S. adults are expected to celebrate Mother’s Day. “Consumers are eager to find memorable ways to honor their mothers and other... Read More