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Research Brief: Mobiles Hyperactive In Store

 Research Brief From the Center for Media Research    Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 – According to the JiWire Q3 Mobile Audience Insights Report, examining consumers’ increased comfort of purchasing on their mobile devices, 85% of on-the-go shoppers will use their mobile device while in-store, and 66% are willing to spend at least $50 when making…

Research and Markets: Global Global Photographic Product Industry 2012-2017

  DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 20, 2012 – Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m9nqkl/global_global) has announced the addition of the “Global Global Photographic Product Industry 2012-2017: Trend, Profit and Forecast Analysis” report to their offering. “Global Global Photographic Product Industry 2012-2017: Trend, Profit and Forecast Analysis” The global photographic products industry is expected to witness modest growth during 2012-…

Tablets and Cameras Next Major GPS and LBS Markets by 2017, Says ABI Research

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 14, 2012 – Despite relatively stunted growth thus far, the tablet and camera markets are forecast to be the next major market for location based services and GPS IC penetration. ABI Research’s latest Report, “Location Applications for Tablets, eReaders, Digital Cameras & Handheld Gaming,” forecasts the uptake of LBS and how it will…

Contrary to conventional wisdom, smartphone and tablet photo app users are a significant opportunity for photo output product vendors

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Data from a new study by Suite 48 Analytics shows the new generation of mobile photographers will buy photo products if given innovative apps and workflows Photo app users are a largely untapped opportunity for the photo output industry, according to the new study, Photo Product Purchasing Survey among Mobile Photo App Users, which Suite…

InfoTrends Study Identifies Consumer Imaging Behaviors and Industry Trends for DSLRs and Compact Interchangeable Lens Cameras

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(Weymouth, MA) November 07, 2012…This is an exciting time for the digital interchangeable lens camera market. Rapid changes are still underway that will affect consumer purchase and usage behaviors, vendors’ product development strategies, and retailers’ selling strategies. InfoTrends’ recently completed study entitled, The 2012 U.S. Interchangeable Lens Camera Market explores the growth of the digital…

Photobook market to exceed 700m euros in Western Europe this year

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The Western European photobook market is on track to achieve more than 12% growth this year, with value expected to reach 718 million euros, according to a new photobook market report from Futuresource Consulting. “The photobook market continues to put in a strong performance across Western Europe,” says Joanna Wright, Senior Market Analyst, Futuresource Consulting,…

InfoTrends Releases New Study on End-User Photo Printing Habits

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The digital photography market is in the middle of an ongoing change in consumer behavior, as smartphones are used by more people as their everyday digital camera. The impact of connected devices such as smartphones and tablets will not only be felt in the sales of dedicated digital cameras, but also in the way people…

Consumers to Spend More on Tech, All Items This Holiday Season, CEA Study Finds

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Tablets, Smartphones, Laptops Most Popular Gifts CEA Industry Forum 2012 ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Overall holiday spending is expected to increase 11 percent this year while spending on consumer electronics gifts also likely will increase, according to a new study released today from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s 19th Annual CE Holiday Purchase Patterns Study was…

The NPD Group’s Annual Holiday Retail Study Reveals Potential for a Happier Holiday Season but Consumers are Distracted by Current Events

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Port Washington, NY, October 9, 2012– The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research company, released the results of its eleventh annual survey of consumers’ holiday spending intentions. The study produced positive news with the majority of consumers intending to spend the same as or more than last year and fewer that say they plan…

Photo filter apps for smartphones and tablets: A vanishing category?

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  Analysis of the US Android, iPhone and iPad mobile app store rankings reveals that filter and effects functionality is becoming a “checkbox” item in photo and video apps, rather than a distinct category.   GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — A study just released by Suite 48 Analytics, the leading research and analysis…