Archive for December 2014

Make ‘n Save More Money in 2015

The team at Photo Direct wishes all our readers a Happy and Prosperous New Year. We trust you enjoyed a bumper, Christmas sales period and invite you to chat to any of us in January as to how we can help you make and save even more money in 2015.

With cash-flow and profit margins on everyone’s mind, whether you’re the owner of a photo specialist, print, framing or pro photography business we’re here to help with a great range of ideas, products, services, solutions and support to ensure you achieve your goals in 2015.

Take a closer look at Photo Direct here.

Stuck for pro photo supplies?

Although we’re closed for the statutory days over the Festive Period, the team at Photo Direct will be on deck for all those other days in-between so if you’re a professional photographer in need of quality inks or archival fine art papers in a broad range of finishes, weights and textures simply contact us.

We’ve got brands like Fotospeed, Hahnemuhle, and Phototex, plus a great range of inks for HP, Epson and Canon printers.

Visit the Photo Direct website for more information.

Festive Season Trading Hours reminder

For your convenience listed below are our Australian and New Zealand office and warehouse hours for the festive period. Meantime we thank you for your support and wish you and your family all the very best for 2015.

Australia’s Hours:


Australia Hours

NZ Hours

Will you be a what or a why person in 2015?

Most business owners in the print, photo, photography and framing industry are very proud to tell about what they do and how they do it better than others. According to one industry guru however the most successful people focus on the why of what they do.

If you don’t know what the difference could mean for you in 2015 click this link over the Christmas break.

Now available for online purchase – 4 amazing DNP photo printers

Photo Direct has just added a range of Dai Nippon (DNP) printers to its online store, including three dye sublimation models starting at just $1300 ex GST. You’ll also see available the superb DS80DX duplex and turning unit, priced at just $4855 ex GST.

In addition to purchasing any of these amazing and affordable printers, you can also buy your DNP media supplies for them simply at the click of a button.

And if you haven’t visited our online store yet just click to check out what else is in-store for you.

Gift envelopes and shipping boxes

Wrap up some extra sales with gift envelopes and shipping boxes.

Don’t miss the opportunity this summer to generate extra sales and happier customers by stocking a range of ready-made gift envelopes or boxes to enhance all those canvas, calendar, big print and photo book sales.

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Savings & easy finance on new Roland printer

With customers’ printing needs diversifying at a rate we’ve never seen before now is the perfect time to take advantage of Roland’s special prices and easy finance offer.

Let us help you calculate your return on investment period based on the Roland model that best delivers the flexible printing output your business needs and matches the many opportunities a new eco-solvent printer could open up in your market across 2015.

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Last-minute gift ideas for your Christmas display

Looking for more last-minute gift ideas to add to your Christmas display?

Here’s three hot-selling ideas every photo retailer should have in their window or instore display of Christmas stocking-stuffer products.

Pinchbooks™ are popular gifts no matter the time of year and we have both 4”x6” and 5”x7” formats in a range of colours. Simply pull back the cover and the spring-clamp opens up ready for the photos to be inserted. The whole book then conveniently snaps back together, ready to be shared with family or friends.

Learn more about pinchbooks here.

Vision Blox are another great idea to promote. The 3”x3” model makes for an ideal stocking stuffer gift and is assured to easily add a touch of class to your customers’ favourite instagram photos.

Learn more about the range of amazing Vision Blox display products here.

And finally it wouldn’t be Christmas without mentioning Picture Travel mugs. They’re still a great favourite at this time of the year and at the amazing price of $2.50 per mug – with a minimum quantity of 6 – your outlay of just $15 gets you 6 happy customers. Remember travel mugs can take the kids’ favourite artwork as well as photos making them ideal stocking-stuffers for any member of the family to purchase.