Photofinishing and Photo Products : IPI Retailers Now Part of LifePics Network to Receive Online and Mobile App OrdersDecember 8, 2011
“Our members will be very excited about this announcement as it will undoubtedly provide them with new revenue streams,” said Brent Bowyer, executive director of IPI, the nation’s largest buying group for service specialty retailers. “Partnering with LifePics, a leader in online imaging and photo app development, provides valuable benefits to all.”
The LifePics-powered 4EverPics app enables consumers to order prints from wallet size to 11x14 from any IPI retailer using their iPhone or iPad. Users can search for the most convenient IPI retailer based on a ZIP code or GPS search. People can order their prints on the go and pick them up in about an hour in many cases.
“The IPI community consists of some of the best and most popular regional and local service specialty retailers in the nation, who will become a tremendous asset to the LifePics Network,” said Vahe Christianian, vice president, Sales and Business Development, LifePics. “iPhone and iPad users will enjoy the free and easy-to-use ordering apps, and consumers in general will appreciate the added retail locations that our partnership with IPI offers.” lifepics.com and ipiphoto.com