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(June 2023) The 2023 US Photo Printing Study provides the results of an extensive online survey of 1,220 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 inflation and economic uncertainty 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 2023) It’s been a challenging last couple of years with high inflation and economic uncertainty. This report examines the effect of inflation and an uncertain economic situation on photo merchandise buying behaviors among those who purchased photo merchandise products, with data taken from the Rise Above Research 2022 US Photo Merchandise Study.

(May 2023) 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.

(April 2023) The photo merchandise market in the US has been impacted by inflation and economic uncertainty, as well as a natural maturation of the market, but these products still provide opportunity for growth. According to Rise Above Research’s new 2023 US Photo Merchandise Forecast, sales of cards, books, calendars, and wall/tabletop décor are expected to generate over $2.7 billion in 2023 and increase to nearly $2.9 billion by 2027.

(March 2023) This report takes a look at the current state of the US Retail Photo Landscape, with estimates for installed base of minilab printers, self-serve printers and kiosks for the overall market as well as for each of the three major retailers (CVS, Walgreens, Walmart). It also provides estimates on market share for each of the equipment types by manufacturer.

(January 2023) 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.