Ritz Camera Files For Ch. 11

Law360, New York (February 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Specialty camera chain Ritz Camera Centers Inc. filed for Chapter 11 Monday, citing a sharp decline in sales as a result of the economic crisis coupled with consumers’ move to digital photography.

Family-owned Ritz Camera filed its Chapter 11 petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The company, which says it is the industry leader in providing cameras, photography equipment and other image products, operates over 800 photo stores in over 40 states, including Ritz Camera, Wolf Camera, Kits Cameras, Inkley’s and...
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