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 January 2008 Issue

Cover Story
We take a look at the next generation of photo retailers-second and third generation owners of family businesses that are bringing fresh ideas to photo retail, with successful results
Trends & Analysis
Integrated Post-Production Systems Are Revitalizing Centralized Lab Production
Business & Marketing
Today's compact digital cameras offer high quality, cutting-edge technologies, and an attractive price point-who could ask for more?
Like the Little Guys, Qualex Scrambles to Adjust Its Menu as Roll Count Wanes
New Revenue Streams
New products, programs, and services in the growing photobook category
Invest in state-of-the- art scanners to boost your bottom line
Sublimation systems make photo gifting a hot prospect
What to look for when buying a wide-format inkjet printer
The Digital Deal
Digital Deal
Product Innovation
Here are some funky, functional accessories consumers may want to buy to enhance their new compact digicam purchase-and protect it at the same time.
Shutting down the photofinishing industry as we know it?