My bad. I guess I'm better at thinking than emoting about this.
Originally Posted by Rudeofus
I wonder at what point was film less than 50% of their gross sales. In 2000, it was 19%. That's not much. I'm guessing that in 2000, film was a much higher percentage of gross sales for EK. Fujifilm was highly diversified before the great decline of film usage.
At Fujifilm, photo films accounted for less than 1 percent of the company's total sales in fiscal 2011, down from 19 percent in fiscal 2000.
The strength of the commitment to film is clarified in this release:
Originally Posted by Henning Serger
Error 404 on that link, Mark_S.
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Fuji discontinued Velvia 50 in 4x5 and 8x10 and Velvia 100F in all formats just a few days ago.
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Doesnt Fujifilm have a glaring hole in it's film product line?
Originally Posted by E76
There is no Ektar type print film in their line. All they have are low contrast portrait color print films.
Originally Posted by Brian C. Miller
I guess the real question is "I wonder at what point was film less than 50% of their NET sales?"
Trimmed line-up and higher costs for customer?
If a company doesn't market their product, of course sales will slump.
I think if their sales volume continues to suffer, it will be nothing to do with lack of demand. It will because the companies will push away their current customers.
You can't just keep trimming your product and charging more to compensate for marketing errors.
That's all fine and great....until we lose Kodak. Then what?
Originally Posted by Sirius Glass
Then we shoot B&W. And when B&W film is gone, we coat and shoot glass plate.
Or maybe an Impossible-like project will come along, we could be part of it, and we'll make and sell some crappy approximation of today's decent film that we'll nevertheless be happy to shoot, hipster like, but better than nothing. Until we die. And who cares beyond that?