Bigger isn’t better: The trouble with photo retail

The news Canadian carrier Telus was shuttering the remnant of the venerable Black Photo brand in Canada, with the last 59 stores closing in August, sent shockwaves to long-time photo-industry executives. For a U.S. person, it’s hard to understand the impact of Black’s Photo on the Canadian market. The slogan “Black’s IS Photography” wasn’t just a slogan. Canadians believed it.... Read More