Kodak stages a comeback taking top spot in compact camera sales charts

Kodak Pixpro FZ55
Kodak is one of the last manufacturers pushing compact cameras (Image credit: Kodak)

Kodak has seemingly done the unthinkable, coming back from the wilderness to take the biggest slice of the compact camera pie in Japan. 

According to BCN Retail, Kodak's market share, around 5% in 2010, had gradually increased to 9.7% by March 2021. However, in November of this year, it recorded a record-high share of 24.7%, taking the pole position.

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Gareth Bevan
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Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.