Huntington Beach, CA—MailPix, A photo printing, canvas and photo-gifting site, announced its 1 Hour Photo app won the Best Specialty Shopping App Award. Further, MobileVillage recognized the app as New Mobile Business Innovator in the Best of 2019 Mobile Star Awards.
As MailPix enters its eighth year in business, the company also announced it has the “broadest retail reach of any mobile photo printing app.”
Moreover, the company’s 1 Hour Photo app was recognized as the only photo print app that works with all five of the largest U.S. retailers with photo services: CVS, Walmart, Walgreens, Duane Reade and Target stores. As a result, consumers can choose to pick up their pictures and photo products at 21,000 locations across the United States.
“Since our launch in 2012, MailPix has always focused on ease, on convenience and on value,” said Fred H. Lerner, CEO and founder of MailPix. “We started with a simple website and have grown to include several mobile apps. Through careful curation of customer feedback, we’ve learned how to build a loyal clientele.”
1 Hour Photo App Wins Mobile Star
“With a choice of more than 20,000 retail pickup locations to choose from, with the 1 Hour Photo app, you’re never far from high-quality photo prints made through the convenience of your mobile phone,” Lerner added. “We’re excited to be recognized by MobileVillage with this prestigious award.”
Since 2001, the Mobile Star Awards program has showcased the best and most innovative consumer as well as business mobile apps; mobile devices; mobile tech companies; and success stories. Nominees and winners are chosen by the mobile-savvy followers of MobileVillage.com.
“Receiving a Mobile Star Award is an accomplishment that’s recognized by the entire mobile industry, as well as customers and buyers,” said Jon Covington, founder and CEO, MobileVillage. “Mobile Star Awards winners truly shine among millions of other mobile products as the greatest stars out there.”
Mailpix’s 1 Hour Photo app is available for iPhone/iPad from Apple’s App Store, as well as for Android from the Google Play Store. For app store links as well as retailer print prices, head to 1HourPhoto.com.
Moreover, MailPix offers an array of photo products that have garnered national media attention. In the 2019 holiday season, The Today Show featured MailPix products.
In addition to its flagship MailPix site, the company has added five brands since 2014: 1 Hour Photo; MyPix2; RitzPix; Winkflash; and Photobucket’s Print Shop Lab.
“The recent investments by private equity in leading photo companies validates what we at MailPix have always believed; the photo industry is a great business!” Lerner added. “Constant innovation and creative marketing are the keys to growth.”