Is Nikon failing? (video by Tony Northrup)

Here is what I think a very good video by Tony Northrup summing up Nikon's announcements from yesterday and looking into the future of the company:

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Nikon cancels all three DL cameras because of “profitability concerns”, no word on future development

Nikon just did something I have been predicting for a while - they canceled all three of their DL compact premium cameras because of "profitability concerns" and provided no information on any future development/release in the DL line. Here is the official statement:

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Nikon reports “extraordinary loss”, “fundamental company-wide restructuring”

In addition to canceling the DL line of premium compact cameras, Nikon also issued several statements describing "extraordinary loss", "fundamental company-wide restructuring" and a revision of their last financial forecast:

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Refurbished Nikon D500 camera: $1,599.95

Adorama got a batch of refurbished Nikon D500 cameras and is selling them for $1,599.95 with free expedited shipping ($397 or 20% off from the regular MSRP of $1,996.95). This refurbished D500 camera comes with a 90-day return-to-manufacturer warranty. Limited supply available.

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Weekly Nikon news flash #405

The Nikon D750 seems to be out of stock in many stores in Germany and the current wait time is 1-2 months. Really strange development on one of the best selling Nikon cameras (maybe a replacement is coming soon?).

New low price for the Nikon D810 (gray market): $1,899.

→ Another strange development - two days ago Nikon Japan introduced a new D5300 kit with the new AF-P 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens (the D5300 was announced in 2013 and is still available for sale).

Nikon received the "iF Design Award 2017" for five products.

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New Nikon ViewNX-i version 1.2.5 fixes image corruption issue

Nikon released ViewNX-i version 1.2.5 for Mac that addresses the image corruption issue when using Nikon Transfer 2 with macOS Sierra (previously reported here):

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