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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
PI CONNECT 2020 imaging conference announces additional speakers, March 10 housing deadline Events News 

PI CONNECT 2020 imaging conference announces additional speakers, March 10 housing deadline

Design, decor and AR/VR expand the education program Pro Imaging CONNECT, the executive conference for the photo/imaging industry, announced additional speakers at its conference on March 21-22, 2020, at the Horseshoe Bay Resort in Austin, Texas. Due to the high demand for accommodations, the housing deadline is Tuesday, March 10. “Digital technology is breaking down the barriers between the photo/imaging... Read More
Photo Finale adds Fujifilm, CCI Pro catalogs to photo fulfillment New Products News 

Photo Finale adds Fujifilm, CCI Pro catalogs to photo fulfillment

Photo Finale, the leader in white-label photo e-commerce services, announced two catalog additions to its Marketplace. The additional product lines – Fujifilm Wholesale and CCI Pro – bring the total number of marketplace partners to 15. Fujifilm Wholesale’s Personalized Photo Products Group is a leading supplier of photographic and digital prints, and personalized and photo products in the United States.... Read More
Photo Finale announces major release update News Updates 

Photo Finale announces major release update

Photo Finale announced a major update to Photo Finale 14 and a host of customization features. Details below: PF 14 General Features & Fixes:  Built-in rotation tool on the prints page, allows customers to rotate photos in 90-degree increments.  The photo book builder now allows customers to select how many photo spots to initially put on each page, or “mix... Read More
Photo Finale adds Rite Aid to client roster Feature News Press releases 

Photo Finale adds Rite Aid to client roster

Rite Aid Photo signals reinvigoration of photo category McLean, Va – Photo Finale, the leader in white-label photo e-commerce services, announced Rite Aid Corp., the Camp Hill, Pa-based national drugstore chain, has launched its online photo service on the Photo Finale platform. Customers can now order prints, canvas, photo books, gifts and much more at photo.riteaid.com.  Rite Aid is one... Read More
Photo Finale expands chain-drug client roster with Discount Drug Mart News Press releases 

Photo Finale expands chain-drug client roster with Discount Drug Mart

Discount Drug Mart joins Kinney Drug and London Drugs as clients McLean, Va – Photo Finale, the leader in white-label photo e-commerce services, announced Discount Drug Mart, the Medina, Ohio-based chain of 73 drug stores, has moved its online photo service to the Photo Finale platform. Customers can now order prints, canvas, photo books, gifts and much more at https://ddmphoto.discount-drugmart.com/.... Read More
Photo Finale adds ColorCentric as a fulfillment partner News 

Photo Finale adds ColorCentric as a fulfillment partner

ColorCentric Corp., Rochester, NY, announced the IPI IPIC conference the company has added Photo Finale as an output partner. Photo Finale customers can now choose ColorCentric as an output option for photobooks, calendars, greeting cards and much more. ColorCentric continues as a partner with Dakis. “This partnership is an opportunity to serve even more of the IPI membership,” says Rob... Read More
Photo Finale reports customers sales up this season Market research News Opinion Sponsored post 

Photo Finale reports customers sales up this season

Photo Finale customers are looking at impressive sales increases so far this holiday season. The number-one question this time of year is “how is everyone doing?” You know I love data, so I thought I would share some overall data from Photo Finale customers. Photo Lab Sales Nov. 5 – 27 Average customer desktop sales are up 6% Average customer... Read More
A year of growth and success  Feature News Opinion 

A year of growth and success 

As the Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday/Giving Tuesday series of events cause ripples along the retail and e-commerce landscape, we’d also like to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Dead Pixels Society newsletter. What started as a way to keep in touch with friends and industry trends has grown into a respected news and opinion source. Our newsletter readership has grown to more than 400,... Read More
Photo Finale announces updates Prestige Lab cutoff, system updates News Press releases Sponsored post 

Photo Finale announces updates Prestige Lab cutoff, system updates

Photo Finale announced Prestige Outlab Holiday Deadline: For guaranteed Christmas delivery, customer orders need to be placed by Friday, Dec. 14 at midnight. Prestige Outlab offers a number of premium-product catalogs that you can add to a Photo Finale site. Prestige Outlab orders are fulfilled centrally by Photo Finale partners and sent to a  store for pickup or directly to the... Read More
Photo Finale releases version 13, with SMS notifications, performance enhancements Sponsored post Updates 

Photo Finale releases version 13, with SMS notifications, performance enhancements

Photo Finale has updated Photo Finale web software to version 13, featuring dozens of new features. Among the highlights: SMS: Customers can now opt-in to receive a mobile notification via SMS when their order is ready for in-store pickup or has been shipped. Now, faster: Platform enhancements, CDN, static asset servers, HTTP 2.0, etc. View wholesale costs: Photo Finale has added... Read More
Photo specialty can compete – and win – against big players Feature Opinion Sponsored post 

Photo specialty can compete – and win – against big players

Guest post by Steve Giordano Jr., president, Photo Finale. I spend my day talking to photo specialty retailers. Many share their triumphs and challenges being an imaging industry entrepreneur. One common thread is frustration over the apparent competitive advantage enjoyed by Shutterfly, Snapfish, Walgreens, and other large-scale photofinishing brands. I say “apparent” because, the truth is, an independent retailer can beat a... Read More
Photo Finale updates Lab 50, Print 50; announces Prestige Book deadlines Updates 

Photo Finale updates Lab 50, Print 50; announces Prestige Book deadlines

NEW! Lab 50 & Print 50 9.5.3 Released Today As we’ve received more examples of browser-specific text wrap anomalies, we have been able to further fine-tune our code to render output more accurately. Lab 50/Print 50 9.5.3 has improvements in three scenarios and we recommend you install it. Download | Details Prestige Book Holiday Deadlines Prestige Books are a hot... Read More
Photo Finale announces Lab 50 and Print 50 required updates New Products Press releases 

Photo Finale announces Lab 50 and Print 50 required updates

Photo Finale announced the following for users: Important! Required Update for Lab 50 & Print 50 to properly render new orders Lab 50/Print 50 9.5.1 is now available for download from myLab. We have a new line-height adjustment feature on Photo Finale sites, as well as some improvements to the text rendering engine, and to handle new orders, you will... Read More
This week’s imaging webinars and events: Photo Finale, Taopix, Print Refinery, MorePhotos Events 

This week’s imaging webinars and events: Photo Finale, Taopix, Print Refinery, MorePhotos

Four webinars this week for the imaging industry: Photo Finale is hosting the What’s New & Holiday Prep Webinar, Tuesday, Nov. 14. Register here. TaoPix is hosting a webinar called “From Concept to Cash” on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Register here. IPI is having a webinar about its Print Refinery licensed business model this week, Wednesday, Nov. 15. Register here. MorePhotos is... Read More
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