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(June 2024) The 2024 US Photo Printing Study provides the results of an extensive online survey of 1,113 US consumers that focused on printing habits and behaviors for traditional photo prints. The study provides an in-depth analysis of retail, online, and home printing methods, as well as the impact of economic concerns on print habits. Non-printers were also asked about why they choose not to print and what could be done to make prints more attractive.

(June 2024) In this analysis, photo merchandise prices from several leading vendors in the market are compared. The companies included are online vendors and major retailers who have physical and online stores. This report tracks the prices of five popular paper-based photo merchandise products that are sold in the US market, including photo books, cards and calendars in popular sizes.

(May 2024) This analysis tracks photo print prices for 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, and 8″ x 10″ prints to provide a comparison among leading retail and online print vendors. It also gives an update on print promotions from each of the vendors covered.

(May 2024) The photo merchandise market is mature and is not showing the growth in unit sales that it did just a few years ago. This report shows takes a closer look at those who identified themselves as buyers and first-time buyers of the photo card, photo book, photo calendar, and photo wall/tabletop décor products over the last three years of US Photo Merchandise Surveys (2021-2023).

(April 2024) The photo merchandise market in the US is a mature market that has been impacted by economic concerns, but will still bring in steady business over the next few years. According to Rise Above Research’s new 2024 US Photo Merchandise Forecast, sales of cards, books, calendars, and wall/tabletop décor are expected to generate $2.9 billion in 2024 and increase to just under $3 billion by 2028.

(February 2024) Rise Above Research expects that the number of photos taken and stored will increase in 2024 and continue to rise at a linear rate through 2028, with smartphones accounting for the vast majority of those photos. This will lead to a 10% increase in photos taken this year to around 1.8 trillion photos worldwide in 2024.