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JupiterMedia Acquires BananaStock

Also announces new retro collection.

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JupiterImages, a division of JupiterMedia, has acquired BananaStock. Based in the UK, BananaStock offers royalty-free digital images to business owners and creative professionals. Cathy Yeulet, founder and principal creative director of BananaStock, will continue to provide imagery for BananaStock and JupiterImages.

"The acquisition adds another high-quality collection of digitized stock photos to our image offerings, increasing our position"?" says Alan Meckler, JupiterMedia's chairman and CEO. "BananaStock's operations complement our existing direct-sales operations in the UK and will enable further expansion of our JupiterImages business throughout Europe." "

JupiterImages also announced that it is set to launch its (re)view Collection "? an archive of "retro, rights-managed imagery "? each image tells a unique story by capturing moments from the past." The collection comprises images from a number of sources, including Henry Wolf, Vintage Images, Bannister Babies, and Sickles Photo-Reporting Service.


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