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(October 2021) This report takes an in-depth look at the lay-flat photo book category, from research collected in the Rise Above Research 2020 US Photo Merchandise Survey. It highlights key buying segments and vendors as well as buying behavior and future expectations for lay-flat book purchases compared to standard non-lay-flat books.

(October 2021) The future belongs to Generation Z! This presentation report highlights key facts about Gen Z and their photo taking and photo printing behaviors that photo vendors and retailers should consider as they develop their engagement strategies for the coming year.

(September 2021) 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.

(September 2021) 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.

(August 2021) Our research shows that there are still many people who like to print photos. This report takes an in-depth look at the photo printing behaviors of consumers who capture and print photos from their smartphone as well as those who capture and print photos from their digital cameras. Additionally, it investigates who are heavy photo printers and what distinguishing characteristics define them.

(August 2021) This report examines 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.