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DIR Oct. 2017 Editor’s Note: Take a Walk

As a retailer, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day operations of running a business—from product selection and credit issues to employee...

DIR January 5, 2017 Editor’s Note

Once again, it’s hard to believe we’ve turned the calendar to a new year. It’s the time of year where we all take a...

Strategy Session: Maximizing Millennials

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the PRO convention in Scottsdale, Arizona, last week. And thanks to the brilliant programming of Mark...

DIR Jan. 6, 2016 Editor’s Note: CES 2016

It’s hard to believe that an entire year has gone by already, but here we are again at in Las Vegas at CES 2016....

Strategy Session: Sony—One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Neal Manowitz joined Sony in 1993, working on video-based imaging products, and spent his first 10 years working on launches in new categories like...

Strategy Session: What’s So Great about E and i?

I read a very interesting article in the New York Times last week that got me thinking. The title of the article said it...

Strategy Session: E-tailer of the Year 2015—The DNA That Drives Adorama’s...

Mendel Mendlowits came to the U.S. from Europe in the 1960s with two Leicas, a love of gadgets and an understanding that photography has...

Strategy Session: Is There a Printing Franchise Already in Your Store?

I received a call from Steve Weiss, president and CEO of Creve Coeur Camera near St. Louis, who was excited to tell me about...

Strategy Session: Let’s Just Call It Mirrorless Already!

I’ve sat back patiently for months, waiting for the imaging industry to rally around a name for the mirrorless/compact system camera/ILC category, hoping that...

Strategy Session: Camera Land—Finding Greener Pastures on Long Island

The first thing I noticed about Joel Paymer when I went to visit him at his new store in Old Bethpage, Long Island, was...