The Photographic Research Organization (PRO) celebrates its 50th Anniversary during this year’s annual Convention and Trade Show from July 19, 2008 – July 23, 2008 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. PRO, a retailer-owned co-operative distribution company lowers cost-of-goods and increases inventory turnover for its members and affiliates. PRO also distributes its own line of high quality PROMASTER® photographic and consumer electronic equipment and accessories through PRO members and affiliate retailers throughout the United States for sale to their customers. “Everyone at PRO is thrilled to be celebrating its first 50 years in business,” said Jeff Neal, vice president, sales and marketing for PRO.
More Mainstream, More Pixels, More Buyers By Grant Clauser 2004 looks to be a year of expanding opportunities for the digital camera business—at least that was the feeling of a lot of vendors and dealers at CES last month. Consumer interest in digital cameras has been steadily growing. An estimated 12.5 million digital cameras were sold to consumers in 2003, two million more than the year before. This year the industry expects to sell about 15 million or more units. Consumers' rush to go digital can be attributed to a number of factors. First, the technology has been around long enough that most