Rest in Peace: George Tavoukian, 1940-2016

July 19, 2016

One of the great Sydney retailers, George Tavoukian, of G&V Imaging, died last week on Tuesday, July 12. His wife Rose advised he had suffered a fall with subsequent broken hip three weeks ago, was admitted to Manly Hospital,operated on … Continue reading


IPIC 2016: Fearless Reinvention, Day 1

July 13, 2016

IPIC 2016 in Las Vegas (July 11-14) got off to a cracking start with the newly-introduced ‘Boot Camp’ weekend preceding the conference attracting more retailers than IPI was anticipating, including a strong representation from Australia. The two-day Boot Camp sessions … Continue reading


TNS Connect ready for photo business

July 8, 2016

In April, we reported that the ‘marquee’ brands from photo accessories distributor Maxwell International – Tamron, Lowepro, Joby and Velbon – were moving across to global supply chain/logistics specialist TNS Connect, a subsidiary of large European-based operation TNS Distribution, a global … Continue reading



July 22, 2016

The Samyang Five…Zoom, zoom goes the drone…Hard drive for road warriors…Photoplus in October…Like a silver Leica lens… The Samyang Five Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has announced in the US that it intends to launch five new lenses in five weeks … Continue reading


Camera shortages should prompt higher margins

July 22, 2016

Paul Lelliott (manager, Shepparton Camera House) presents a modest proposal: With the (relative) absence of interest in cameras from big box discount houses, plus scarcity, isn’t it worth considering lifting profit margins in the specialist channel… ‘Camera Production Slumps’…’Major Suppliers … Continue reading


Rest In Peace: Alan Michael, 1932-2016

July 22, 2016

Alan Michael was born in St Kilda on October 21, 1932 and was educated at Melbourne Grammar. He followed in his father Harold’s footsteps, studying pharmacy at University and working with him as a pharmacist in premises on the corner … Continue reading


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