Dead Pixels Society podcast: Consumer retail photo printing with Kodak Moments News Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Consumer retail photo printing with Kodak Moments

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Scott Robinson, Director of Strategic Future Products at Kodak Moments. Robinson talks about the touch-free retail printing trends, consumer photo printing, retail changes in the age of COVID-19, and what channels are experiencing growth. Kodak Moments is a leading global provider of photo products and services to retailers, consumers, and entertainment properties. We inspire consumers to bring... Read More
Canva teams up with Snap Print & Design, Australia’s print franchise network News 

Canva teams up with Snap Print & Design, Australia’s print franchise network

Canva, the fast-growing graphic design platform based in Australia, has inked a collaboration with Snap Print & Design, Australia’s largest print franchise network. The collaboration will combine Canva’s drag-and-drop design interface with Snap Print and Design’s expertise in print and production. “This desire to continually offer the greatest value for our customers has been firmly embedded into the Snap DNA since... Read More
GoPro announces fourth quarter, full year 2020 results Earnings reports 

GoPro announces fourth quarter, full year 2020 results

GoPro Inc. announced fourth-quarter and full-year results for year ended Dec. 31, 2020. The company posted fourth-quarter revenue of $358 million, a 28% increase from the previous quarter. For the full year, revenue was $892 million, down 25% from the $1.19 billion in 2019. “GoPro’s shift to a more subscription-centric consumer-direct model is resulting in a simpler, more profitable business... Read More
Boots photo partner CEWE now incorporates contactless payment News 

Boots photo partner CEWE now incorporates contactless payment

Payment processor Computops has integrated a contactless payment function into the 2,200 Boots Photo photo stations powered by CEWE service in Boots pharmacy and beauty stores across the United Kingdom and Ireland. The kiosks enable customers to transfer photos from smartphones for printing. Computop said contactless POS terminals from CCV are installed as special hardware. The software connection is made... Read More
Advertek Printing offering premium layflat books News Sponsored post 

Advertek Printing offering premium layflat books

Advertek Inc. is offering premium layflat books allowing customers to present professional presentations and to access new markets such as online consumers, professional photographers, architects, builders, and corporate clients. Advertek’s handcrafted touch, through its seamless production process, allows photos to flow page-by-page, while bonding pages together forming a perfect cross-over with durable, high quality, and long-lasting pages. Options exist for... Read More
Canon commemorates production of 150 million interchangeable RF and EF lenses News 

Canon commemorates production of 150 million interchangeable RF and EF lenses

Canon Inc. reached a new lens-manufacturing milestone with the production in January 2021, of the company’s 150-millionth RF and EF series interchangeable lens for EOS cameras: an RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM telephoto zoom lens. Production of interchangeable EF lenses for Canon EOS-series AF single-lens reflex film cameras began in 1987 at the company’s Utsunomiya Plant. Over the years, EF... Read More
Sony Electronics elevates Neal Manowitz to president, COO News People on the Move 

Sony Electronics elevates Neal Manowitz to president, COO

Sony Electronics Inc. announced long-time executive Neal Manowitz will be promoted to president and COO for Sony Electronics Inc North America effective April 1, 2021. Mike Fasulo, who has led Sony’s Electronics operations in North America for the past seven years will be retiring, after serving 37 years with the company. Manowitz has 25 years of experience with Sony and... Read More
Edge Imaging acquires Ontario studio Bob Johnson Photography Acquisitions News 

Edge Imaging acquires Ontario studio Bob Johnson Photography

Toronto-based school photography leader Edge Imaging announces the acquisition of local firm Bob Johnson Photography. The acquisition adds primarily to Edge’s graduation photography portfolio in the Peterborough, Ontario region, the company said. The acquisition will add 6 high schools and two private schools to the Edge Imaging portfolio. “Edge’s ability to grow in this challenging time is incredibly encouraging and... Read More
EFI debuts VUTEk XT hybrid printer News 

EFI debuts VUTEk XT hybrid printer

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. debuted the VUTEK XT display graphics printer, which is a redesigned, next-generation successor to the EFI VUTEk HS series of hybrid high-volume printers. The new printer will print more than 375 boards per hour – nearly twice the throughput of the VUTEk HS125 F4 printer, the company said. The new VUTEk XT represents the next-generation hybrid... Read More
NRF says 2020 Holiday Season was “one for the record books” News 

NRF says 2020 Holiday Season was “one for the record books”

Record holiday season retail sales during the last two months of 2020 reflected the recovering economy but also got a boost from consumer emotions after a stressful year, said Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist, National Retail Federation (NRF). “This was not a typical holiday season and it took place amid an unprecedented shopping landscape,” Kleinhenz said.  “When we assembled our 2020... Read More