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February 10, 2021 - US Photo Merchandise Market Boosted by Young People and First-Time Buyers

September 3, 2020 - Resilient Photo Merchandise Market Expected to Return to Growth in 2021

August 26, 2020 - Remember the Good Times: The Value of a Photo (Infographic)

August 19, 2020 - Rise Above Research Expects Worldwide Digital Camera Sales to Decline 37% in 2020

July 21, 2020 - Special Memories from the Last Decade Represent Photo Printing and Photo Product Opportunities (Infographic)

June 22, 2020 - Rise Above Research Estimates that 1.13 Trillion Photos Will Still be Taken in 2020

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Impressions of a Virtual CES

For many people involved in the Consumer Electronics industry, the beginning of January means an annual trip to Las Vegas and the CES trade show. Because of COVID-19, for the first time in its history, this year’s show was virtual. Here are some of our impressions of the show and its execution. [Ed Lee]

Top Trends for 2021: Digital Imaging

To the relief of most everyone we have finally left 2020 behind and are looking forward to 2021 with great anticipation. Some of the trends from 2020 will carry forward into the New Year, while others will reflect the market dynamics of the year ahead. [Ed Lee]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

2020 has been a tumultuous year for so many people and companies, but we have all persevered and 2020 is coming to an end. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped get Rise Above Research launched.

Photo Products Market Expected to Finish Strong in 2021

Amid all the upheaval and uncertainty from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some product segments have continued to sell well and in some cases are doing better than before the pandemic. Besides the obvious face masks, hand sanitizers and alcohol, other product areas including photo products are experiencing strong sales and should close out the year on a positive note. [David Haueter]