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In Memoriam: Sakar International Founder and Chairman Passes

Edison, NJ—Charles Saka, the founder of Sakar International, passed away on April 22, 2022, surrounded by his family. Saka was 80 years old. Charles Saka...

Strategy Session: What Covid May Have Taught Us About Trade Shows

Trade shows were always a huge (and controversial) part of the imaging industry. Dating back to the PMA shows of yesteryear (which transitioned into...

Strategy Session: Measuring the Legacy of the Imaging Alliance

Throughout the history of the imaging industry in this country, there was always an organization with a mission to empower success in our businesses....

Selective Focus: Weathering the Storm: The Third Wave

Anyone who’s been in the neighborhood since the turn of the century has some perspective on the major disruptions that have rocked the photo...

Profit Prospects: NAB—Just Another Convention, or Is It More?

Since the decline of PMA, our industry has been looking for a trade show or convention to embrace. Thought-leading retailers have been looking for...

Selective Focus: photokina Goes “Annual”

You could almost see it coming. In the past two sessions of the previously biennial photokina, there seemed to be a search for identity...

The Last Word: My Swan Song

A longtime customer came into Chris’ Camera Center to order prints, walking past the sign on the door that reads: “This store has permanently...

Imaging Alliance Portraits of Love Extends to CCA

Woodbury, NY—The Imaging Alliance, a newly formed, nonprofit organization representing the diverse imaging industry, is offering the Portraits of Love program to the Children’s...

Selective Focus: Thinking about photokina

In the spirit of full disclosure, this column is written from the point of view of somehow who covers the photo beat, and not...

Strategy Session: Keep the Imaging Industry Together

After almost a week in Las Vegas attending the PMDA 2016 Awards ceremony and CES 2016, I noticed a new dynamic enveloping the imaging...