The juggernaut rolls on ...


Today Wal-Mart launched their new digital photo printing service , undercutting the price of virtually every other competitor (Walgreen's, Best Buy/Future Shop, CVS).... This is probably the final nail in the coffin ...

Today Wal-Mart launched their new digital photo printing service , undercutting the price of virtually every other competitor (Walgreen's, Best Buy/Future Shop, CVS). Upload your pics to the web site and pick up your prints at your nearest store in an hour. This is probably the final nail in the coffin of the dedicated photo places (Black's, Japan Camera, et al) and could be bad news for Kodak too - the price of the prints suggests that Wal-Mart has once again browbeaten and coerced a supplier into wholesaling to Wal-Mart at less than cost. Oddly enough, the supplier (in this case, Kodak) never seems to do very well under these arrangements ...

Posted: Tue - November 9, 2004 at 03:09 PM        


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