Report: Photo Services Market is Booming


According to the Photographic Industry Association (PIV) Imaging Trend report, since the success of digitization, the photo services market has entered a new decade called Smart Imaging. There is a steady growth in the photobook business and photo merchandise, and the web orders for these things have increased significantly. The extra boost comes from the constant growth of photographing and presenting pictures on smartphones.

The report also mentions a few predictions. For instance, mobile instant printing will offer further growth opportunities and the creation of a larger range of individualized photoproducts in stationary retail. Moreover, the coming generation is feeding the market. Users have requested for more intuitive experiences, and also require new services, which will be presented at photokina, this year.

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