After many years of providing family portrait photography, we are sad to announce our Sears Portrait Studios are now closed. We appreciate your patronage and allowing us to capture your precious memories. If you currently have an album or have had a recent portrait session, you can order products at searsphotos.com thru April 18, 2013.
Store photo studios, which did big business in the 1970s through the 1990s, have been closing in recent years due to the move to digital and smartphone photography, where anyone can create, crop, and edit a family photo online.
In addition, the demand for paper photo albums has all but disappeared. Olan Mills fell victim to similar changing tastes.
Sears will still allow existing customers to order prints through April 18, 2013, through
Walmart has not yet issued a statement as to how customers can access their photos, though some Walmart stores use other photo vendors that are not shutting down. Customers should call their local Walmart if they have photos there.
As always, don't waste your money.
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