B&H Photo Video, founded in 1973 and located at 420 Ninth Avenue on the corner of West 34th Street in Manhattan
, New York City
, is the largest non-chain photo and video equipment store in the United States
The store is patronized by professional photographers and videographers, serving over 5,000 customers per day, while a greater amount of the company's business comes from its internet operation and corporate sales. It also runs a warehouse in the Brooklyn
Navy Yard located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
On its website, B&H claims to be the "World
's leading retailer of imaging products." The store carries a wide range of products across the electronics spectrum, with emphasis on professional and specialty photographic equipment.
On Tuesday October 30, 2007, B&H opened a second floor above its original sales floor making a total of 70,000 sq ft (6,500 m sq) of sales space. The first floor encompasses professional lighting, binoculars and scopes, video, audio, darkroom, film, and both home and portable entertainment; the second floor focuses on both conventional as well as digital photography, computers, printers, scanners, and related accessories.