The Key Point Blog

Carl Schell

Looking at realignment in the print industry over the past decade

We have all grown used to consolidation in the print industry. We all expect it to continue. Having options is always a good thing, but how many options do there really need to be?
Andrew Young

Credit card loyalty programs and mobile apps attract younger consumers

Even before the recent economic challenges and notable bank failures, consumers of all ages have been attracted to large national banks for their credit card loyalty programs and mobile capabilities.
German Sacristan, Priya Gohil

Is this just a bit of snake oil or is there something more to it?

For any business attempting to stand out amongst the marketing clutter, the “magalogue” is a marketing tool designed to do just that. We discuss here the features of magalogues as well as the effect they can have on the market.
Eve Padula

Print buyers recognize the benefits and consumers do, too!

In the never-ending battle for consumer attention, marketing managers have a variety of communication options—digital and physical—for reaching their customers.
Bridget Dedian

Spring has sprung, new beginnings abound

This blog explores the top news stories posted by our News service for the month of March.
Jean Lloyd

No, really…what is it?

Sustainability is a big watchword right now, and one of the most significant pushes comes from the packaging sector. We discuss here some of the key sustainable practices in packaging, as well as how it affects the market.
Eric Zimmerman

Modularity covers all the angles

Today, Canon announced the next edition of its UVGel line, the Colorado M-Series. Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to take an up-close, in-person look at the M-Series and found it to be impressive for many reasons—which is not surprising as Canon is offering the new line with modular options that “cover all the angles.”
Greg Cholmondeley

Big time consolidation in the print MIS world

Earlier this week, eProductivity Software (ePS) announced that it had acquired UK-based Tharstern Group Ltd. This is monumental news in the segment because both companies are giants in the print management information system (MIS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) spaces.
Anne Valaitis

The best offense is a good defense

The Official Cyber Security Summit took place on March 23, 2023 in New York City, bringing together IT executives, cybersecurity professionals and providers from around the globe to educate in cyber protection, defense, and mitigating the risks of attacks. We discuss here some of the key features of the show.
Rachel Dean

Company continues its evolution of devices for office, hybrid, and remote workers

Today at the Amplify Partner Conference, HP is announcing the launch of a new A4 lineup that delivers printing solutions for businesses of all sizes.