By Lisa Johnston
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Repeat Buyers To Buoy A Cooling Market
TWICE:We’re seeing projections that the growth will cool, if not this year, than the following year. What will the impact be?
TWICE: Do you all see wireless playing a fairly large role in digital photography?
Sellling New Features
TWICE: Will the next generation features in digital photography require a lot of hands-on explaining?
Digital Vs. Film
TWICE:Film camera sales leveled off at around 15 million to 17 million units a year from 1976 to the birth of digital photography. When digital camera sales slow, will they level off higher or lower than film’s benchmark?
Technological Evolution Spurs d-SLR Growth
TWICE: Where is the digital SLR market headed? Has digital photography changed the demographic make-up of the SLR photographer? Is the market broader now than in the 35mm era?
Profits Beyond Prints
TWICE: How can retailers capitalize on the archiving and storage opportunities presented by billions of images piling up on hard disks around the country?
Consumers Printing Habits: A Blank Slate
TWICE: Is the industry’s effort to convince consumers to print more kind of like closing the barn door after the horses have already fled? Since we’re on second- and third-generation digital camera owners, haven’t their habits and patterns already been established?
An ‘Era of Comparison’ Dawns As Consumer Print Options Multiply
TWICE: PMA reported that retail printing has reached parity with home printing. What are some of the dynamics at retail?
E-Commerce Shrinks As Second Timers Get Touchy
TWICE: So as the dynamic of who is buying a digital camera has changed, has the dynamic of where they’re buying changed as well?
Smarter Cameras Muscle Megapixels Aside
TWICE: What are the next battleground features for point-and-shoot digital cameras?
The Search For Solutions And The Battle For Shelf Space
TWICE: What are the consequences of the category’s cooling growth, both in terms of your camera development and retail strategy?
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.