Headline Rollup for June 27, 2017
Morgan Stanley believes three things have changed since separation that allow for total company growth – innovation, focus, and channel inventory
While Toshiba’s financial troubles have been front page industry headlines, Ricoh news has only recently come to light as to how much trouble they are in. It’s hard to hide the massive layoffs, or selling all your “down the street” business to your Dealers. This has been a boon to many local dealers, not just Ricoh Dealers, as they hire some very talented Sales people. The stories they tell is that no one’s job is safe at Ricoh. That kind of uncertainty makes Ricoh not a good place to work! It’s Sink or Swim Time for Ricoh!
Konica Minolta has launched the Professional Print Division in Europe, a new division created to reflect the growing importance of the industrial and commercial printing sectors to the company.
The Court of Appeal in the Hague ruled that the cartridges can be used and resold despite OEM’s patents and that consumers have a right to use compatibles “provided that there is no protection for the cartridge itself”.
Xerox has sold a French research facility focused on AI, machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing and ethnography to an Internet company in Korea.
Epson has launched a new, “superfast, eco-efficient” range of business inkjet printers called the WorkForce Enterprise. The 100 page per minute (ppm) colour office A3 printer offers low power consumption and uses fewer consumables than typical departmental laser copiers. The 100ppm WF-C20590 and 75ppm WF-C17590 are both designed to meet the needs of departmental office printing in corporates, SMBs and SMEs – especially those that have peaks of high-volume productivity.
HP Sprocket is designed to bring back the fun of printed photos, enables users to print their favourite memories which can be taken from either the smartphones photo library or social media accounts, and directly from their smartphone or tablet from any location.
If you love collecting picture memories of the special moments in your life, then there’s a cool new gadget on the block you must try! Print cute postcard sized (6 x 4 inches) images with Canon’s new compact printer, which is the latest addition to their Selphy printer series.