Monthly Archives: January 2007

Polaroid on Comeback Trail

A visit to the Polaroid booth at CES provided an interesting look at a company that has undergone radical changes since their merger with...

Canon’s Chuck Westfall on Camera Pricing

“There are sweet spots for cameras. We look at the average selling price for a compact digital camera being right around $200. So...

Giving to Get

This idea that consumers are willing to give up personal information to online retailers as well as brick-and-mortar merchants, in return for more personalized...

Study: Americans Have Problems With Computers, But Still Prefer Them to Spouse

According to a recent survey by Kelton Research, 65 percent of Americans spend more time with their computer than their spouse. Over 84 percent...

Service Rules the Day

A new Harris Interactive study has respondents citing “outstanding service” over “lowest price” or “best quality” as a reason to choose one competitor over...

Headline

Think Inside the BoxThe Computer Remains at the Center of DI UniverseBy Mike AntoniakMarch’s PMA spotlight may fall on cameras and lenses, kiosks and...

Mitsu a Retail Broadband Alliance Member

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, America’s Imaging Products Division, recently announced its membership in the Retail Broadband Alliance (RBA), an effort to make it easier for...

Wynit Sees New Retail Trend

Products like new photo ID and card printers, as well as handheld GPS devices, are among some of the top-selling products helping retailers and...

RFID Gains

On the one hand, 2006 saw sales expectations fall short for RFID technology, but on the other hand, according to Venture Development Corporation’s (VDC)...

Concord Camera’s Retail Strategy

If retail is a strategy game, profit is often the result of a thousand small moves. Michael St. Germain, a photo specialty retailer who’s...