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 2007 Issue

Cover Story
Four generations of Hanson family members have been providing 90 years of photofinishing excellence to the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, area—adapting to change as technology advances—while always offering their customers a wide array of solutions for their imaging needs
Trends & Analysis
Albuming Becomes More Than A Cliché; Taking Center Stage at PMA Show. Our Minilab Maven walked the PMA show floor and "kicked a few tires" at the booths exhibiting photobook and albuming products; he reports in
Business & Marketing
It is finally Spring, and our Small Business Advisor gets on a spring cleaning kick
New Revenue Streams
Matching Customers With the Optics for their Needs. PTN talks with representatives from the Optics industry to get some great selling tips
Most High-def-initely! We get the scoop on the new High-Def camcorders
The Digital Deal
PMA and the Age of Magic. Our Digital Guru continues his PMA review this month, taking a look at a few of the new software titles launched at the show
Education & Training
Archiving Service Generates Revenue for Retailers and Labs