I am hearing strange stirrings at quick-print chain Alphagraphics. The U.K. holding company of Salt Lake City-based Alphagraphics is beyond bankruptcy.
The franchisees of 4,700 UPS Store and Mail Boxes Etc. locations now have access to funding.
The age of the ‘print shop’ is ending. No, print is not dead. It is just evolving like all industries do.
In order for any industry to stay competitive in a rapidly changing environment, companies within the segment must have core competencies that consistently stay ahead of emerging trends.
As technology changes, some industries are questioning their fate. One such industry that is challenged to survive because of rapidly changing technology is the quick printing industry. Technological advances affect these companies twofold.