Industry Notes for the week of Oct. 31


Retail News

8 legacy retailers that wound up in bankruptcy this year

These companies made it through world wars, social upheaval and depressions, but met their undoing in a year defined by a pandemic, according to RetailDive.

People on the Move

EyeEm founder Florian Meissner leaves the company

Floridan Meissner, co-founder of Germany based photo sharing site EyeEm, announced his departure from the company for an unnamed venture.

Smartphoto’s Stef de Corte nominated for manager of the year

Stef de Corte, CEO of Smartphoto, is a finalist for 36th annual Trends Manager of the Year award, the most prestigious business award in Belgium. The 10 finalists were selected by a jury of former winners, captains of industry, independent specialists, and editors of Trends magazine. The award will be presented Jan. 6, 2021.

Open Positions

Featured positions: PicturePeople GmbH

German portrait company PicturePeople GmbH & Co. KG notified us the company is looking for a new chief operating officer (COO). The ideal candidate will be a native German sales and operations specialist. The company is also looking for a social media manager and a marketing manager in the Netherlands.


Smartphoto Smartphoto has six vacancies in its Wetteren, Belgium, headquarters.


Picanova is looking for a Head of IT-Infrastructure and DevOps

Peleman Industries

Peleman Industries is looking for International Business Developers for France. Italy.


ShootProof is looking for a senior software engineer.


Shutterfly has put out the call for 700 seasonal workers in Fort Mill, S.C., according to

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