PTN (Business News for the Imaging Channel) is the only BPA-audited news journal serving 14,300 professionals in the imaging channel and is published 10 times a year. Since 1936, PTN has served the needs of photo and electronics retailers, mini-lab owners and photofinishers, and independent and chain drug stores involved in both traditional and digital imaging.

In the May 2006 Issue

Cover Story
The Kadairs realized that a diversified product mix was necessary to stay competitive.
Business & Marketing
The computer is an unbelievable source of creative possibilities.
Retailers have new options for their behind-the-counter equipment.
PTN spoke with three retailers about the special things they’re doing to cater to the pro market.
New Revenue Streams
Add binoculars, telescopes, and spotting scopes to your retail repertoire and you could enjoy increased profits.
The Digital Deal
In mechanical cameras you can savor the workmanship at every step.
Education & Training
Awareness of how important it is to safely manage and store image files has been the topic of the industry’s latest educational campaign.
Photo lab surveys say that 9 out of 10 customers need help taking better photos.