Oh yes, they also ventured into making and selling inkjet printers that promised to bring lower cost by discarding the razor-and-blades strategy of most printer manufacturers. This one was not so spectacular.
But guess what, Kodak is reporting that they are making money, $37 million profit in the third quarter as a matter of fact, as digital revenue almost tripled and wider profit margins overshadowed a slight drop in overall sales.
As a result, Kodak shares rose 64 cents Thursday, or 2.2 percent, to $29.30 in pre-market trading.
Howâ€™d they make money? The gory details are in the Washington Post article linked below, if you want the numbers.