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PMA releases 2013 Rise of the Amateur report

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  July 24, 2013 by Jennifer Kruger    We all know photography has never been more popular or more accessible than it is today, and that the number of people who consider photography a hobby or passion is constantly growing. Obviously, these photo enthusiasts and advanced amateur photographers represent a huge opportunity for the imaging…

Research Brief: Tablet Ownership Almost Doubles

Research Brief From The Center for Media Research – June 18, 2013   According to the Pew Research Center, 34% of American adults report ownership of a tablet, almost double the 18% adoption rate in April 2012. The report says that adoption spikes in the 35-44 age bracket, and appears to rise alongside educational attainment…

Accenture Study Shows U.S. Consumers Want a Seamless Shopping Experience Across Store, Online and Mobile that Many Retailers are Struggling to Deliver

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  Brick and mortar stores fight back as 88 percent of consumers admit to ‘webrooming’ – browsing online and then buying in a store   NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 – Retailers that deliver on their customers’ expectations and provide them with a seamless shopping experience – whether they are shopping in a store, online…

Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the $3 Billion US Camera & Photographic Supplies Stores Market Featuring Calumet Photographic, Ritz Camera & Image, and Samy’s Camera

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   DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 6, 2013 – Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x2jqsw/camera_and) has announced the addition of the “Camera & Photographic Supplies Stores” report to their offering. Companies in this industry sell cameras and other photographic equipment and supplies from physical retail locations. Major US companies include Calumet Photographic, Ritz Camera & Image, and Samy’s Camera. The…

CEA study: print can prosper, and multi-purpose cameras will drive imaging industry

February 11, 2013 by Paul Worthington  = PMA Newsline Photographers across the U.S. still enjoy the permanence print photographs offer for memorializing personal occasions, providing an opportunity for consumer adoption (or re-adoption) of point-and-shoot or SLR cameras. That’s according to a new study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association. However, the report suggests, these…