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 April 2007 Issue

Cover Story
ISLAND INNOVATION A tech-obsessed staff on a first-name basis with its customers and deep community roots that go back nearly 70 years have made Tilben Photo & Electronics one of Long Beach, Long Island's oldest businesses
Trends & Analysis
Incorporating technology to serve customer needs
We take another look at the growing women's market
Products & Services
PTN rounds up some great new albums, frames, digital frames, and other items on the market for your customers to display their photos
New Revenue Streams
PMA Shows a Host of Ancillary Services for Retailers and Labs. InfoTrends' new study, Photo Merchandise—Opportunities Beyond Prints, projects that the North American photo merchandise market for photo books, greeting cards, calendars, posters, and various novelty items will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 24.5% through 2010, with revenues surpassing $800 million by the end of the forecast period. We take a look at some of the latest items to add to your mix
The Digital Deal
PMA '07: The Camera Reinvented. Our Digital Guru reports on some of the hottest new cameras he saw at this year's PMA show in Las Vegas
DIMA shootout winners
Editor's Desk
It's a good time to review your business plan and see how your business has done in the first quarter of the year