CR Kennedy’s stellar 80th year

December 11, 2014

This year, the 80th anniversary of CR Kennedy & Company, has seen the business in one of the most dynamic stages of its illustrious history. CR Kennedy was founded by Clement Robertson Kennedy in 1934 as an importer of photographic and optical … Continue reading


Cameras sales at 1999 levels

December 16, 2014

The graph below, from Heino Helbig of German-based marketing consultancy, Mayflower Concepts, provides a sharp illustration of the current state of the camera market, as well as placing it in historical context: Mr Hilbig has been sharing this graph – … Continue reading


Christmas predictions abound with contradictions

December 18, 2014

Reviewing the various reports on Christmas spending at retail, it seems pretty cleat that, while by late November/early December Australians were preparing to indulge in a spending spree the likes of which Australia had seldom experienced, they have since that … Continue reading


Epson D700 available now via Kayell

December 18, 2014

Kayell Australia has announced local pricing for the new Epson D700 inkjet microlab, starting at $4395. Epson announced pricing for the D700 ex-GST of $3995 back in October, equivalent to the GST-included pricing from Kayell. For full technical details on … Continue reading


PMA Victoria Christmas dinner

December 11, 2014

The PMA Victoria Christmas get-together was a low-key affair, but those who made it to regular watering hole, the Pumphouse, Fitzroy, found themselves among friends. Of the 30 or so attending, it was notable that retailers were in the minority – an … Continue reading


Double trouble for Double Cashback

December 11, 2014

The current Canon ‘Double Cashback‘ promotion has created some unintended negative consequences, with claims being regarded as ineligible by Canon when retailers have split DSLR kits to earn their customers the second cash refund. To qualify for the double cashback, … Continue reading


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