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Shutterfly buying more than 60 HP Indigo digital presses News 

Shutterfly buying more than 60 HP Indigo digital presses

HP Inc. announced one of its biggest customers, photo personalization giant Shutterfly, has embarked on a massive expansion of its digital press fleet with the acquisition of more than 60 new HP Indigo Digital Presses. HP referred to the deal as “the largest single customer order to date for the HP Graphics business.” The rollout includes B2-sized HP Indigo 100K... Read More
Industry notes for the week of Nov. 7 People on the Move Updates 

Industry notes for the week of Nov. 7

Retail news Digital Imaging Reporter’s 2020 State of the Industry Digital Imaging Reporter has published its annual state of the industry compendium of opinions and prognostications from manufacturers, retailers and distributors, with a special focus on how to cope with COVID-19. NRF chief economist says strong retail sales growth ‘points to the resiliency of consumers’ Retail sales have largely recovered... Read More
Shutterfly breaks “Let Good Fly” holiday campaign Marketing News 

Shutterfly breaks “Let Good Fly” holiday campaign

Leading consumer photo personalization site Shutterfly premiered its “Let Good Fly” 2020 holiday ad campaign this week. Rather than avoid the realities of a less-than-desirable pandemic year, the light-hearted spot “Let the good fly” confronts it head on. Created by long-time ad agency Argonaut, the spot features various characters showing how they coped with 2020, including a bread-baking mom, a... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Oct. 31 News People on the Move 

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... Read More
Scodix launches six digital enhancement presses New Products 

Scodix launches six digital enhancement presses

Scodix Inc. launched the next generation of its Ultra Digital Enhancement Press Series, consisting of six presses, each targeted to a specific market segment. “As the world’s most innovative and experienced company in digital print enhancement, with over 400 presses installed around the world, we’re now launching one expanded product line that’s been designed to meet the needs of all... Read More
Shutterfly names Todd Marshall Lifetouch general manager People on the Move 

Shutterfly names Todd Marshall Lifetouch general manager

Shutterfly Inc. appointed Todd Marshall as general manager of Lifetouch; he joins the company Sept. 28. In this role, Marshall will be responsible for the Lifetouch portfolio, including school, preschool, and church photography, as well as JCPenney Portraits by Lifetouch and BorrowLenses. “Todd is a strong addition to the Shutterfly team,” said Hilary Schneider, chief executive officer of Shutterfly, Inc.... Read More
Lifetouch announces school pictures day sweepstakes News 

Lifetouch announces school pictures day sweepstakes

Lifetouch, in conjunction with the second annual National School Picture Day, features nationwide sweepstakes inviting everyone to submit their current or vintage school picture for one of five chances to win free school pictures and yearbooks from Lifetouch, as well as Shutterfly school supplies. The sweepstakes is open to anyone and entry is available now through Sept. 17 at lifetouch.com/sweepstakes. Five winners... Read More
Shutterfly names Craig Rowley senior vice president and CMO News 

Shutterfly names Craig Rowley senior vice president and CMO

Shutterfly announced the appointment of Craig Rowley as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. In this role, Rowley will be responsible for all marketing strategies across Shutterfly’s portfolio of brands, including its Shutterfly namesake, Lifetouch and Snapfish, among others. He joins the company on Sept. 14, 2020. He succeeds Mickey Mericle, who served in the role of CMO for... Read More
PlanetArt acquires CafePress from Shutterfly News 

PlanetArt acquires CafePress from Shutterfly

Personalized product platform PlanetArt acquired the assets of Louisville, KY-based CafePress from Shutterfly LLC’s Snapfish business unit. Based in Louisville, Kentucky CafePress is one of the first web-based printing companies, founded in 1999. The financial terms weren’t disclosed. Snapfish acquired CafePress in 2018 for $25.3 million. In turn, Snapfish was acquired by Shutterfly earlier this year, as part of its deal to go private with... Read More
Shutterfly hit with class action suit over Lifetouch Family Approval Program News 

Shutterfly hit with class action suit over Lifetouch Family Approval Program

Shutterfly has been hit with a consumer class action suit over its Lifetouch Family Approval Program, a preschool portrait service the lawsuit claims violates the Postal Reorganization Act and California state consumer protection laws, according to Bloomberg Law. The suit, filed in the Northern District of California, No. 5:20-cv-06040, states would-be class plaintiffs Don Cullen and Ellen Ross claim Lifetouch... Read More
Moody’s rates Shutterfly B+ News 

Moody’s rates Shutterfly B+

Moody’s Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Shutterfly, LLC, and maintained the companies B3 rating. In June, Moody’s downgraded the company’s rating from B2 to B3, from June 20. The service cited the key rating considerations: Shutterfly’s B3 Corporate Family Rating (CFR) reflects the company’s high financial leverage, exposure to cyclical consumer discretionary spending, highly... Read More
ScanCafe trims Bhutan photobook design workforce News 

ScanCafe trims Bhutan photobook design workforce

The Bhutan-based subsidiary of ScanCafe, located at the Thimphu Tech Park in Serbithang, laid off 29 employees who were on probation period on June 17, due to COVID-19 concerns, according to Kuensel Online, the national news organization of Bhutan. The Scan Café facility designs photo books for Shutterfly customers, with a staff of about 250, the article said. The Chief Executive... Read More
Shutterfly adds PPE products, donates $750,000 to COVID-19 affected communities New Products News Updates 

Shutterfly adds PPE products, donates $750,000 to COVID-19 affected communities

Shutterfly Inc. announced the company, via its Shutterfly for Good platform, has donated more than $750,000 to organizations nationwide that are helping communities most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shutterfly has donated $495,000 to multiple organizations such as those supporting the manufacturing and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE), food-related charities, healthcare and more via its partnership with The... Read More
Shutterfly names Vivian Liu CFO People on the Move 

Shutterfly names Vivian Liu CFO

Shutterfly Inc. appointed Vivian Liu as senior vice president and CFO, effective Thursday, April 23. She succeeds interim CFO, Jason Sebring. “I am thrilled to welcome Vivian to the Shutterfly team,” said Hilary Schneider, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly, Inc. “Vivian has a successful background with world-class companies, both public and privately-held, and has a proven track record... Read More
Shutterfly app update targets school memories News Updates 

Shutterfly app update targets school memories

Shutterfly has updated its main photo printing app to emphasize photo moments lost due to the COVID-19 crisis and attendant school closures. Specifically, the app has been enhanced to: • Create school memories at home – Use our new background-changer tool will help you design and share your own spring- 2020 memories! • Order graduation cards, without committing to a... Read More