Kodak quits digital and APS camera markets in Japan

On Dec. 15, 2002, Kodak shut down its “Kodak@Shop” online store and stopped selling its APS cameras and consumer digital cameras to the Japanese market. Although its digital camera sales in the US has been doing alright, it could hardly compete in Japan with the features and design found in Japanese-made digital cameras.

It had not introduced any new digital camera models in Japan during the past year.

It will concentrate on the digital print business in Japan instead.