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 […]
February 12, 2019

A BUSY FUTURE FOR SHUTTERFLY AND LIFETOUCH – PART 2

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 […]
February 8, 2019

A BUSY DAY FOR SHUTTERFLY & LIFETOUCH – PART 1

Tuesday, February 5th was a busy day for Shutterfly and those following the company. First a couple of surprising press releases followed by the previously scheduled […]
January 15, 2019

Shaping the Future: Lifetouch and Shutterfly

The acquisition of Lifetouch by Shutterfly continues to be of interest to the photo industry. The two companies are stronger together than they are apart. Combined […]
November 4, 2018

Vaporized: Why Photography Companies Fail – Part 2

Part 2. Vaporized: Why Photography Companies Fail. So why do companies, including photography companies, fail? For the sake of brevity, let’s look at five leadership related […]
October 29, 2018

Vaporized: Why Photography Companies Fail – Part 1

Many of us remember the good old days of film. Even though we had our difficulties we knew how to deal with them. Then came digital […]