Ridgefield Park, NJ—C&A Marketing, a global distributor of digital cameras, camcorders and related accessories, acquired portions of Ritz Camera & Image LLC at bankruptcy auction. Ritz Camera & Image, among the nation’s largest photography retail chains, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June 2012, not three years after emerging from its first bankruptcy filing. The retailer went up for auction on September 6, and assets of it were acquired by C&A, including the company’s stores, websites, technology and RitzPix online print-ordering business.
C&A Marketing is an industry veteran in the imaging space, having over 20 years of experience in wholesale distribution, sourcing and retail operations. As the Polaroid licensee for instant digital imaging products, IP, Sports Action cameras and accessories, C&A already plays a role in the resurgence of one iconic American imaging brand.