Can’t find any good news in the latest Nikon financial results

Nikon released their financial results for the 2016 FY (ending in March 2016). I could not see any positive signs except the fact that the company had a 20% higher overall net income compared to the previous year. For the Imaging Business net sales and operating income were both down and are expected to get even worse in 2017 (the Kumamoto Earthquake was also mentioned again):

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Second wave of Nikon D500 cameras now shipping

Second wave of Nikon D500 cameras are now shipping in the UK (confirmed by at least one major photo retailer there). Expect the cameras to hit US stores in the next few days.

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The Nikon D5 has been in stock for a while.

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Firmware update version 1.11 for Nikon 1 V3 released

Nikon released firmware update version 1.11 for the Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera ($1,196.95) with one fix for the GP-N100 GPS unit ($94):

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Nikon to end many of the current rebates as a result of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes

The free battery grip offer for Nikon D610, D750 and D810 cameras that was announced earlier this month will be canceled on May 14th (was initially set to last at least till the end of the month). Yesterday all Nikon 1 rebates also got canceled. Some of the Coolpix rebates will also be removed. The only rebates that will stay (for now) are the camera+lens combo discounts.

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Nikon Capture NX-D 1.4.1 and ViewNX-i 1.2.1 released

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Nikon released new version of ViewNX-i and Capture NX-D with support for the latest Coolpix cameras and few bug fixes:

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