Concord (company)

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Concord Camera Corp.
Type Public
Industry Photographic Equipment & Supplies
Genre Camera Manufacturer
Founders Ira B. Lampert
Headquarters Hollywood, FL, USA
Area served Worldwide
Key people Ira B. Lampert
Employees 108[1]
Website www.concord-camera.com
Footnotes / references
Datasource: ZenoBank[1]

Concord Camera Corp. (NASDAQLENS) was a camera manufacturer based in the United States. It produced primarily Affordable Cameras for consumer use under many brands. The majority of Concord products were produced in China

Product Range[edit]

Concord Eye-Q 4060AF Digital Camera

Concord produced digital, 35mm and single use cameras. For example, the Concord 3045 camera is a 3.1 megapixel digital camera[2] that was manufactured by Concord. It manufactured digital cameras mainly under its own Concord eye-Q range. Its single use and film cameras were sold under the Polaroid brand.

Concord also produced framing and photo storage solutions under its Frame and Store brand. This range included frames, photo cds and negative storage solutions.

Concord sold its image capture products worldwide through sales and distribution offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and France, as well as through independent sales agents. They sold both branded and private label products to many of the largest retailers in the world, including Aldi, Argos, Boots, Carrefour, Comp USA, CVS, Dollar General, Eckerd, Family Dollar, Ito-Yokado, MetroAG, Rite Aid, Ritz Camera Shops, Target, Walgreens and Wal-Mart.

Brands[edit]

The Concord Camera Corp. manufactured products under the following brands before it ceased trading;

  • Accomplishments
  • Concord
  • Concord Eye-Q
  • Polaroid
  • Fun Shooter
  • On Guard Kids
  • Frame and Store
  • Easyshot
  • Jenoptik

Liquidation[edit]

It was announced by the company's shareholders at the annual shareholders' meeting on the 18th December 2008. Concord ceased trading on 11 May 2009.

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