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More industry notes from worldwide pandemic News Opinion 

More industry notes from worldwide pandemic

As the global COVID-19 pandemic spreads, the impact on the photo/imaging industry has been unprecedented. Mass layoffs of retail staffs are commonplace, seasonal workers and photographers are dismissed and store hours have been limited or eliminated entirely. Still, the photo industry is resilient and we’ve been hearing promising stories from around the world. Certainly, this once-in-a-lifetime economic disaster is going... Read More
DNP IAM product inventory remains stable during COVID-19 pandemic New Products 

DNP IAM product inventory remains stable during COVID-19 pandemic

DNP Imagingcomm America Corp. announced its inventory levels for media and printers remain high, despite the ongoing situation concerning COVID-19. The organization does not anticipate any shortages and promises to take reasonable steps to avoid shortages to help limit the damage to its customers, employees, and stakeholders’ businesses. DNP IAM will continue to monitor and analyze product inventory levels daily... Read More
Skip Cohen University launches f64 Lunch Bunch interactive webinar series Events News 

Skip Cohen University launches f64 Lunch Bunch interactive webinar series

Skip Cohen University (SCU), a leading resource for photography education, business, and marketing, launched a new “f64 Lunch Bunch” webinar series to provide an outlet for photographers currently facing professional and business challenges, according to an announcement. f64 Lunch Bunch connects likeminded individuals and professionals remotely to chat about what they need to thrive, not just survive, as a professional... Read More
Video home tour requests soar nearly 500% in one week News 

Video home tour requests soar nearly 500% in one week

Redfin, the technology-powered real-estate brokerage, saw a 494% increase in requests for agent-led video home tours last week. As of yesterday, 18.9% of tour requests from Redfin.com were video-chat tour requests, up from 0.2% at the beginning of March, a 94-fold increase. Other measures Redfin has taken to prepare for the coronavirus include: Three-dimensional scans of nearly every Redfin listing,... Read More
Jostens makes exclusive content available during COVID-19 outbreak News 

Jostens makes exclusive content available during COVID-19 outbreak

Jostens announced it will be providing all students, parents, and educators more communication and distance learning activities due to COVID-19 through the public release of exclusive digital content and curriculum previously shared with customers only. Jostens is making its exclusive content available to the public for the next 30 days, pending further COVID-19 developments impacting schools. For students and parents,... Read More
Editorial: The photo/imaging industry responds to COVID-19 News Opinion 

Editorial: The photo/imaging industry responds to COVID-19

The 24-hour, non-stop coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic is inescapable. While we here at the Dead Pixels Society try to be apolitical and to focus on business-related issues and topics, it’s clear the pandemic is going to have wide-ranging effects and ramifications for the global industry. The mass cancelations and postponements of important photo and printing industry events, like photokina... Read More
Meero provides free large file transfers to make working from home easier News Promotions 

Meero provides free large file transfers to make working from home easier

Meero is increasing the storage capacity and validity duration of files shared via MeeroDrop, with up to 10 Gigabytes and three months of validity, features typically only available in the advanced version of the website, in response to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. “We’re all affected by what’s been happening. At Meero, we’re encouraging our teams to work from home in... Read More
NRF: COVID-19 impact on imports expected to be larger and last longer than previously expected   News 

NRF: COVID-19 impact on imports expected to be larger and last longer than previously expected  

The coronavirus outbreak is expected to have a longer and larger impact on imports at major U.S. retail container ports than previously believed as factory shutdowns and travel restrictions in China continue to affect production, according to the Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “There are still a lot of unknowns to... Read More
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