Black Photo Corporation
|Founded||1948 in Toronto|
|Headquarters||Markham, Ontario, Canada|
|Key people||William Edward Black and Robert Black|
The Black Photo Corporation is a large Canada-wide retailer of photo-related products and photofinishing services. It is headquartered in Markham, Ontario and has 90+ stores across 7 of 10 provinces (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) in Canada.
The company is a Canadian retailer.
Black's acquired Astral Photo, formed in 1968 by Astral Media in Montreal. The Quebec based stores were ultimately renamed Blacks, but the last of the stores in Quebec were closed in 2013. Blacks currently does not have a presence in Quebec.
On October 29th 2007, Reichmann Hauer Capital Partners (RHCP) purchased the company. The company was then acquired from RHCP by Telus in 2009.
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