Wegmans Ends Photo Processing; Hurdle for Others

Wegmans Food Markets' decision to shutter its 62 in-store photo departments last weekend represents the challenges food retailers face in the fast-evolving digital photo business. The growth of digital photography has meant significant changes in the business. Our digital photo business was not growing fast enough to offset the loss of traditional film sales and processing, according

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets' decision to shutter its 62 in-store photo departments last weekend represents the challenges food retailers face in the fast-evolving digital photo business.

“The growth of digital photography has meant significant changes in the business. Our digital photo business was not growing fast enough to offset the loss of traditional film sales and processing,” according to an announcement on Wegmans' website.

Alan Bullock, associate dir

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