September 5, 2019

More Change at Lifetouch

Shutterfly’s influence continues as Lifetouch announces several leadership changes. Newly appointed Lifetouch President, Greg Hintz announced a series of organizational changes designed to complete the “One […]
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 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 […]
December 1, 2018

Part 3. Survivors: Take the Right Action

In the previous two articles we examined why photography companies fail. In part 3 we identify six characteristics demonstrated by leaders who survive and profit from […]