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Re: Re: [OM] Olympus Pursues Standardized Mount for Digital SLR?

Subject: Re: Re: [OM] Olympus Pursues Standardized Mount for Digital SLR?
From: Wayne Harridge <wayneharridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 15:33:13 +1100



> andrew fildes <afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> I suspect that digitals will be sold as much by computer stores and
> department stores in future. I've noticed a couple of stores here
> with a
> computer department gearing up to sell digital (Harvey Norman,
> Wayne).
> Traditional camera stores won't compete well with fast turnover
> discount
> operations selling short lived consumer goods - especially when they
> can't
> support it with film processing income.

I think you're right.

We will probably be left with a few traditional camera shops, servicing a more 
specialised group of customers.

Digital photography will probably be dominated (revenue perspective) by the 
consumer electronics companies rather than the traditional camera companies.


Wayne Harridge

http://members.optusnet.com.au/~w_harridge

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