Columns By Jerry Grossman

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TIPA General Assembly Welcomes Digital Imaging Reporter as Member

Madrid, Spain—The general assembly of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) convened on June 5, 2020. Twenty-four member magazine representatives from around the world...
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Photo Specialty Stores Respond to Harrowing Weeks with Trepidation and Confidence

This is certainly one of the most challenging times facing our industry and photo specialty stores, as well as many industries, in our nation’s...
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Editor’s Note: This May Be the Worst of Times

This may be the worst of times. With those sobering words, we’re still committed to publishing Digital Imaging Reporter, to help keep our industry...
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In Memoriam: Richard LoPinto, Nikon Veteran VP

Richard LoPinto, the former vice president of Marketing for Nikon Inc., passed away on March 20, 2020. He was 76 years old. Richard was...
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Strategy Session: Suggestions to Help Your Business Survive the Pandemic

Everyone is affected by the Covid-19 pandemic; however, we know that many small businesses such as camera retailers are feeling particularly vulnerable right now....
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Editor’s Note: Remembering Alex

I was very sad to learn of the passing of Alex Christianian a few weeks ago. I was in touch with him and I...
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Strategy Session: Using Content Marketing along the Customer Journey

As we all know, one of our most prevalent challenges in the imaging industry continues to be encouraging people to buy at brick-and-mortar locations....
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Editor’s Note: Are Trade Shows Worth It?

As we come off another CES and head into some of the more active imaging industry trade shows (Imaging USA, WPPI, NAB and photokina,...
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Strategy Session: Do Customers Trust Your Brand?

A very interesting study recently came across my e-mail. The headline read “Most Trusted Brands 2020.” The article went on to rank those brands...
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Editor’s Note: 2020 Visions for the Imaging Industry

As the years continue to fly by, the CES show has always signaled the turning of the calendar. This year, as we enter a...
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Strategy Session: Panasonic—Innovation Creates Success

Yosuke Yamane is the director of Panasonic’s Imaging Network Business Division worldwide. Based in Osaka, Japan, he has been instrumental in the development of...
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Editor’s Note: The Real Camera versus Smartphone Debate Continues

We had a very interesting discussion at the last Imaging Alliance board meeting around a hot topic. It was the real camera versus the...
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Strategy Session: Horn Photo Celebrates the Future

Who knew putting together a world-class cattle photographer with an Ag science degree and another Fresno State Ag science major working on a dairy...
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November 2019 Editor’s Note: If the Picture Matters . . .

I was pleased to be a presenter at the Lucie Technical Awards ceremony at PhotoPlus Expo on October 24, 2019. It’s a ceremony that...
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Strategy Session: DNP IAM—Finding Growth in the Printing Business

Dai Nippon Printing Co. (DNP) was established in 1876 as the first full-scale printing company in Japan. Today, the DNP Group is one of...
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Editor’s Note: PRO Boost

I was lucky enough to once again attend the PRO Group convention in Scottsdale, Arizona, last month. While my lips are sealed as to...
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Editor’s Note: The State of the Industry: Resilience

Each year Digital Imaging Reporter reaches out to the leaders of the imaging industry to ask them for their perspective on how the industry...
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Editor’s Note: Camera Retailers Are Prime for E-tailing

We’re pleased to name YM camera as our 2019 E-tailer of the Year. We congratulate the Yankush family on their strong performance in online...
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Strategy Session: YM camera—A New Focus with Each Generation

When Pete Yankush started Youngstown Microfilm in 1951, microfilming medical records for local hospitals, it’s hard to imagine he envisioned today’s YM camera continuing...
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June 2019 Editor’s Note: Saluting the Influencers on the Front Line

June is one of my favorite issues of the year now that we’re  featuring our Superstars behind the Counter honorees. We came upon the...

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