Here in the UK, black & white film (as well as papers and chemistry) seem to be selling reasonably well and there are reports that sales have been increasing over recent times. It appears there are students who are interested in learning about traditional photography, which is great. I'm not sure about colour to be honest, but personally I only shoot in black & white these days anyway.

There was an article a couple of days ago in The Telegraph about this very subject:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/n...come-back.html