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 August 2007 Issue

Cover Story
Minilab owner expands business by adding photo gifting and custom framing
Trends & Analysis
Seniors 55 and over are flocking to the digital realm—which includes cameras, computers, and the internet—in droves.
New Revenue Streams
Inkjet refilling systems at retail
The Digital Deal
Olympus Lowers the Light. Our Digital Guru explores the virtues of the Olympus E-510 DSLR, which incorporates image stabilization, a live-view monitor, and a dust-reduction system into one nifty package.
Product Innovation
PTN looks at the latest bag & case introductions
Images on the screen; the ambiance of a retail floor; having someone behind them waiting to use the kiosk.
Market Pulse
We ask retailers to reveal where they get their best business ideas.