Chattanooga’s Olan Mills Inc. has sold the photography business to Minnesota-based Lifetouch Inc., officials said today.
The acquisition includes the Olan Mills church and studio photography businesses and its production operation located in Chattanooga.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Lifetouch will hire substantially all existing Olan Mills employees, officials said.
Lifetouch earlier had acquired Olan Mills’ school photography business.
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Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...