Research   

Canon posts loss on increased sales

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May 25, 2016

Canon Australia suffered an after-tax loss of $3.3 million in its 2015 financial year (Jan-Dec), on sales of $679 million. This compares to an after-tax profit of $7.8 million on sales of $658 million in 2014. Canon paid income tax … Continue reading

News   

DCW launches Kent Street prolab

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May 26, 2016

Sydney’s CBD has a new professional photographic printing business with the opening of Kent Street Studio at 362 Kent Street, Sydney. This address will be familiar to PhotoCounter readers as the home of Foto Riesel and then the Digital Camera … Continue reading

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Offshore retailers to register for GST?

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May 27, 2016

It’s official! In the 2016-17 Budget the Government confirmed the GST will be extended not only to ‘intangibles’ like downloaded software and music files, but to all imports of physical goods by consumers from July 1, next year. We were … Continue reading

Retail   

Harveys, Officeworks target printers, too!

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May 27, 2016

Trade website ProPrint is to the printing industry what PhotoCounter is to the photographic industry, and the resonance between the report below by ProPrint journalist April Glover and the experience of photo retailers is such that we sought – and … Continue reading

l-1 a modern take on classic instant

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May 27, 2016

Brands Australia has announced late June availability of the Impossible Project I-1, the first camera designed, engineered and produced by the team at Impossible, which ‘re-designs instant photography for a digital generation.’ The I-1 will retail for $499.95 and will … Continue reading

News   

SHORT EXPOSURES: May 27

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May 26, 2016

V-Sport snares Lexar…Kodak Alaris goes missing again…Nulab wins big…Western Digital acquires SanDisk V-Sport snares Lexar Following Maxwell’s decision to cease trading in Australia, Lexar has appointed V-Sport as its exclusive distributor for all Lexar products in the photographic channel. V-Sport also distributes GoPro cameras, but … Continue reading

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