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Nikon has started massive cost cutting measures all over the world

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Nikon has started massive cost cutting measures all over the world. They already canceled many of their rebates after expecting a significant sales and income drop in the next 12 months.  Here are some of the tips/rumors I have been receiving in the past few days: → Nikon laid off almost everyone at Nikon Nordic (Sweden) in oder to centralize […]

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Nikon Corporation owns the .nikon top-level domain name

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Just like Canon, Nikon also owns the .nikon top-level domain name. Nikon Corporation already has a live website at http://nic.nikon. More information on top level domain names can be found here.

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Deal of the day: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED lens (open box) now $500 off

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B&H has few open boxes of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED lens and they are selling them for $500 off from the regular price ($1,499 vs. $1,996.95). They also have Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens open box for $169.95.

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Nikon D500 lens kit is currently in stock *UPDATED*

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As I reported last week, a second wave of Nikon D500 cameras has reached US stores. The D500 lens kit is currently in stock at B&H. It seems that even the second shipment was not sufficient to fulfill all existing pre-orders. Future D500 shipments could be delayed even further due to the impact of the recent Kumamoto earthquakes […]

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Great news: you can now repair some Nikon grey market cameras at third party US repair facilities

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The D7100, D610, D800, D810 and D4s DSLR cameras were recently added to Nikon’s list of bodies that are authorized for repair in the USA by Nikon authorized third party repair centers. This means owners of grey market bodies now have a means for servicing them in the USA. A reader already checked with the two […]

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