Tag Archives: Ahni and Zoe

CM Is Back

Creative Memories is back. It feels like Dr. Seuss and The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. To review, we have had two bankruptcies, one new company, and a liquidation. As we left, Flowerdale had acquired the name, patents, and … Continue reading

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Ahni and Zoe liquidate their assets

I attended Ahni and Zoe by Creative Memories’ liquidation auction yesterday. The auction was run by Grafe Auction and was professional in every respect. I had never attended an auction of this type so I learned quite a bit about … Continue reading

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All About Creative Memories

Yesterday was the last day for orders. Ahni, Zoe, and Creative Memories are now dead, although there is some hope that the Flowerdale Group will resurrect them later this year. Consultant Donna Lyn recently wrote about the Creative Memories Bankruptcy … Continue reading

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More about Ahni, Zoe, and Creative Memories

Ahni and Zoe are now history, at least in the U.S. and Canada. Their direct sales business  is joining the graveyard of failed businesses. Some of the products may reappear, since the production equipment, patents, and brand names have been … Continue reading

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Creative Memories Japan Sold

As announced on July 5, Mr. Caleb Hayhoe, Chairperson of Flowerdale Group Ltd., Hong Kong purchased Creative Memories Japan, Creative Memories and Ahni and Zoe brand names, and related production equipment.   He has named Yoko Amano General Manager of Creative … Continue reading

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Shutterfly Up For Sale

If Ahni and Zoe don’t meet your needs, Shutterfly is now up for sale. Unlike Ahni and Zoe, Shuttterfly has four mobile apps, as well as the ability to order various photo products, including prints, photo books, mugs, and mouse pads, directly … Continue reading

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Gang Warfare Continues

The battle between the Utah-based OMFL gang and the Minnesota-based Ahni and Zoe has heated up with Ahni and Zoe pulling pages out of OMFL’s scrapbooks. Ahni was reported to have said that it was so easy she couldn’t resist. … Continue reading

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Ahni and Zoe Win DSA Award for Best Direct Sales Launch

Ahni and Zoe have won the Direct Selling Association’s ETHOS Award for best launch. Fortunately for them, the award does not actually require the company to be successful. This award continues the Direct Sales Association’s tradition of recognizing poor performance, … Continue reading

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Why buy the album when you can buy the company?

Ahni and Zoe are in trouble. They need to find a buyer or they will have to close. Therefore, here’s some unsolicited advice for potential buyers: Dump Ahni and Zoe. They don’t resonate with anyone. Everyone knows Creative Memories. Dump … Continue reading

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If You’re Using Social Media Right, You Will Piss Some People Off

Guy Kawasaki recently stated, “If You’re Using Social Media Right, You Will Piss Some People Off’” Let’s see. Youngevity is upset that I was concerned about removing the raised reinforcement tape (jeeping) from album pages. And how about Ahni and … Continue reading

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