June 10, 2019

Shutterfly Sold! Company to go private in $2.7B deal. New President and CEO announced!

Lifetouch sold again! Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY) parent of school photography giant Lifetouch, announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO). […]
May 31, 2019

Shutterfly Sale Appears Imminent

Shutterfly’s stock moved up on rumors that a deal is imminent. It’s been reported that the company is close to accepting a deal in the $55.00 […]
May 4, 2019

School Photography Account Sales – The Lifetouch Factor – Data Security and Privacy: Part 2 of 2

In my last article we discussed a new initiative of Lifetouch’s to attract and retain school photography bookings. The Shutterfly Storefront. Selling to Schools I have […]
April 26, 2019

Shutterfly – Rumors of a Sale to Be?

According to Bloomberg sources Apollo (NYSE:APO) and Cerberus are considering bids for Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY). In April 2018 Shutterfly closed the deal on purchasing school photography giant […]
April 18, 2019

School Photography Account Sales: The Lifetouch Factor Part 1 of 2

Lifetouch recently introduced their new account sales tool the Total Program Partnership. It outlines special incentives, products and services Lifetouch offers to schools in exchange for […]
April 3, 2019

Happy Together? More News on Lifetouch.

It’s the first week of April 2019. Lifetouch President and CEO Michael Meek has announced that he has made the decision to leave the company. He […]
February 12, 2019

A Call To Action for Volume Photographers

Take action…a few thoughts on the recent news from Shutterfly and Lifetouch. If you’ve read my most recent articles,  A Busy Day for Shutterfly and Lifetouch and  A […]
February 12, 2019


Last week’s article, A Busy Day for Shutterfly and Lifetouch – Part 1, provided a summary of Shutterfly’s February 5th press releases and the company’s financial […]