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Photobox launches “Invites, not presents” campaign News Promotions 

Photobox launches “Invites, not presents” campaign

UK photo site Photobox is launching a Christmas shopping campaign to encourage people to create printed gifts, according to the Campaign website. With references to calendars, canvases, and photobooks, the TV ad – which will run across Europe – describes photographs as “invites to more together time” and “the stories we’ve yet to make”. “We’ve seen the potency of our... Read More
PlanetArt takes on Free Prints trademark claim against Photobox News 

PlanetArt takes on Free Prints trademark claim against Photobox

PlanetArt, which operates the FreePrints app, has succeeded in a trademark infringement claim against competitor Photobox, according to a report at Bristows by Sean Ibbertson. The claim was related to an app that Photobox launched last year to provide prints of photos for free; PlanetArt had been offering its own “FreePrints” app since 2014 on both the Apple App store... Read More
Here’s why Photobox is transitioning its marketing practices Feature News 

Here’s why Photobox is transitioning its marketing practices

UK online retailer Photobox Group has seen 10 consecutive years of sales growth, made several acquisitions and moved into a  new £20 million London headquarters, as reported in the Drum. Despite the growth, however, the company isn’t resting, especially when it comes marketing. According the article: “The personalized gifting company … recently underwent a “hard reset” of its marketing plans,... Read More
Behind the scenes at Photobox during peak season: This is Money News 

Behind the scenes at Photobox during peak season: This is Money

British financial site This is Money provided a behind the scenes look at Photobox during the holiday peak season. The writer, Grace Gausden, visited the 40,000-square-foot facility in the outskirts of Paris, operating at 100 percent capacity. Some of the tidbits gleaned from the article: 18-21,000 photobooks are produced a day during peak season, with an additional 250 staff. Photobox produces... Read More
Photobox unit, Moonpig, to open engineering hub in Manchester News Press releases 

Photobox unit, Moonpig, to open engineering hub in Manchester

Launches recruitment drive for 50 engineers as it unveils ambitious next phase of growth Moonpig, the UK’s leading online cards, gifts & flowers retailer is opening its first ever ‘Tech Hub’ in Manchester, creating fifty new technology jobs across Manchester and London, as part of a multi-million-pound investment to unlock the next phase of its ambitious growth plans. The new... Read More
Photobox Group further strengthens product team with industry-leading talent News People on the Move Press releases 

Photobox Group further strengthens product team with industry-leading talent

Leading U.K. photo services company Photobox refreshed its logo (see above) and added to its management team (see below). The company has primarily been known for photobooks, calendars and canvas, but is now promoting small gifts like photo tins, personalized pouches and personalized aprons. The company also launched a new TV advertising campaign: Below is the press release on Grant... Read More
Photobox Group acquires Dutch cards and gifts retailer Greetz News Press releases 

Photobox Group acquires Dutch cards and gifts retailer Greetz

Acquisition of Dutch Brand Creates European Leader in Online Greetings Cards & Personal Gifting Photobox Group, Europe’s leading personalisation business, has acquired Dutch online cards and gifting retailer Greetz. The acquisition makes Photobox Group the European market leader in online greetings cards and personal gifting through the Greetz and Moonpig brands. Introducing Greetz Founded in 2001 as an online greetings... Read More
London firm Popsa gets £3 million to automate photobooks News 

London firm Popsa gets £3 million to automate photobooks

The U.K. Standard reports London tech firm Popsa has raised £3 million from top investors to develop an automated way to make photobooks. Popsa, founded in 2016, has clinched £2.2 million in a seed funding round led by Pembroke Venture Capital Trust, a backer of brands like Five Guys and Alexa Chung’s fashion label. Famous ad man Sir John Hegarty, co-founder... Read More
Exclusive: Expansion-minded CanvasPop raises $3.3 million funding Feature Press releases 

Exclusive: Expansion-minded CanvasPop raises $3.3 million funding

CanvasPop, the decade-old Canadian photo canvas shop, has taken its first funding round with an eye for expansion.The $3.3 million infusion from some of Canada’s most-established VC firms will provide capital for future expansion into new product areas and possible acquisitions, says Adrian Salamunovic, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, CanvasPop. (See the full press release below). “We started the company originally... Read More