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MailPix embraces AMP Project for photo websites News Press releases 

MailPix embraces AMP Project for photo websites

Faster websites improve customer experience Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting ecommerce company, announces the company’s websites support the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project. The AMP Project is an open-source initiative enabling the creation of websites that are consistently fast, beautiful and high-performing across devices and distribution platforms. The company’s website www.mailpix.comis a prime example of... Read More
Apple won’t be reporting unit sales anymore; here’s why, via Statista News Opinion 

Apple won’t be reporting unit sales anymore; here’s why, via Statista

During its fourth-quarter earnings call, Apple management announced, going forward, the company would not share unit sales data for any of its products. Analysts, investors and enthusiasts have traditionally followed iPhone unit sales as an indicator of Apple’s health, and management sent a signal this was no longer wanted. “Our product ranges for all the major product categories have become... Read More
Amazon expands free shipping to everyone for the holiday season News Press releases 

Amazon expands free shipping to everyone for the holiday season

For a limited time, all Amazon customers in the U.S. can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount Customers can shop the largest free shipping selection in the country – hundreds of millions of items on Amazon Tens of millions of Prime members in the U.S. can also shop FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than three million eligible items... Read More
Participate in the APTech/PRIMIR color study Market research News 

Participate in the APTech/PRIMIR color study

If color is important to you, please take 10 minutes to complete a brief survey. The independent market research firm Nima Hunter Inc. is conducting an important study for The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and its PRIMIR market research unit about the future of specifying, matching, and managing color. The goal of this survey is to provide you with... Read More
Flickr announces new photographer-centric improvements to Flickr Pro, free plans News Press releases 

Flickr announces new photographer-centric improvements to Flickr Pro, free plans

Enhancements Mark New Step Forward for Flickr, the World’s Largest Photographer-Focused Community SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Flickr, the world’s largest photographer-focused community, announced several updates to both its Free and Pro accounts, marking a new step forward for Flickr and the future of photography. In April, SmugMug announced its acquisition of Flickr and made a commitment to revitalize the global photographer... Read More
Adobe forecasts $124 billion in U.S. online sales this holiday season Market research News Press releases 

Adobe forecasts $124 billion in U.S. online sales this holiday season

Retailers with Online and Physical Storefronts to See 28 Percent Higher Conversion Online; One Percent of Product SKUs to Drive 70 Percent of Online Sales; Voice-Assisted Shopping on the Rise SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today released its online shopping predictions for the 2018 holiday season (Nov. 1 through Dec. 31) powered by Adobe Sensei. Based on Adobe Analytics data,... Read More
Strong U.S. job growth good sign for holiday sales, retail employment nearly unchanged from September News Press releases 

Strong U.S. job growth good sign for holiday sales, retail employment nearly unchanged from September

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2018 – Retail industry employment in October remained essentially unchanged from September, dropping only 900 jobs despite the loss of 8,800 jobs year-over-year in the face of two major hurricanes since Labor Day, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Overall, U.S. businesses added 250,000 jobs in October –... Read More
Vistaprint parent Cimpress not impressed with results Earnings reports News Press releases 

Vistaprint parent Cimpress not impressed with results

Cimpress NV, parent company of Vistaprint and other personal product brands, reported healthy first-quarter top-line growth 5% (including the impact of currency changes and results of acquisitions and divestitures) but operating income continues to be under pressure. The company reported income of $589 million in the quarter, compared to $563 million last year. The company’s operating loss was $5.9 million,... Read More
Coloris Print Romania has chosen Taopix as their personalization and photo commerce platform News Press releases 

Coloris Print Romania has chosen Taopix as their personalization and photo commerce platform

Newcastle Upon Tyne – 1 November 2018 – Coloris Print Romania, has chosen Taopix as their personalization and photo commerce platform as they enter the Photo-Gifting market, under the DreamShare brand. Owner and founder of Coloris Print, Adrian Marinescu, has spent months researching various photo commerce platforms before deciding to join the Taopix family. Coloris Print already have an extensive... Read More
Canon announces a new CMOS sensor business platform News Press releases 

Canon announces a new CMOS sensor business platform

Patented Sensor Technology Now Available for Industrial Vision Applications MELVILLE, N.Y., November 1, 2018 – Image sensors are an important driving force behind many of today’s successful brands, ranging from consumer products to industrial solutions. Today, Canon U.S.A, a leader in digital imaging solutions, announces that it is now offering select CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductors) sensor products for sale to... Read More
Walter Capital Partners invests in leading Ontario-based school photography company News Press releases 

Walter Capital Partners invests in leading Ontario-based school photography company

Injection of focused capital and expertise will accelerate Edge Imaging’s growth into a leading national school photography company Burlington and Montreal, October 31, 2018 – Edge Imaging and Walter Capital Partners are pleased to announce a significant investment to accelerate the growth of the largest Canadian owned school photography company headquartered in Burlington, Ontario into a truly national brand. “We are very enthusiastic to partner... Read More
Visual 1st conference continues fellowship, innovation focus Events News Opinion Sponsored post 

Visual 1st conference continues fellowship, innovation focus

Since it’s evolution from Mobile Photo Connect to “Visual 1st,” this annual fall conference has become a must-attend event for imaging-industry executives. An eclectic mix of retailers, labs, developers, suppliers, and investors gather each year at the Golden Gate Club to share ideas, to network and get a glimpse into the future of the imaging business. In addition to the... Read More
Shutterfly’s third-quarter consumer business disappoints, company misses target Earnings reports News Press releases 

Shutterfly’s third-quarter consumer business disappoints, company misses target

Shutterfly reported a third-quarter net loss of $73.5 million, compared to last year’s $25.6 million loss, on net revenues of $368.8 million. The company’s shares dropped more than 12 percent in after-hours trading because revenues were below analysts’ consensus of $377.5 million. In particular, the company highlighted contributions of its newly acquired Lifetouch school-photo business but the consumer business dropped... Read More
Samsung mobile profits lower due to slow low-end model sales News 

Samsung mobile profits lower due to slow low-end model sales

Samsung Electronics reported  financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018. The Company posted KRW 65.46 trillion in consolidated quarterly revenue, up 5.5 percent from a year earlier, and KRW 17.57 trillion in quarterly operating profit, up 20.9 percent. In the third quarter, operating profit reached a new quarterly high for the company driven mainly by the continued strength of... Read More
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