Mr. Rich Ritacco has sold The Newcastle County Shoppers Guide in Wilmington, Delaware to the Salem County Sampler, Inc., according to John T. Cribb, Bolitho-Cribb & Associates, who represented Ritacco in the sale.
The Newcastle County Shoppers Guide is a 141,000 weekly circulation free paper serving the Wilmington market area. The paper is direct mailed to eight zones, and was founded by Ritacco eight years ago. Also included in the sale is the Brandywine Weekly, an arts and entertainment weekly broadsheet distributed in Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania, Newcastle County, Delaware, and Salem County, New Jersey, as well as Autos Plus, an automotive-oriented publication distributed in the same areas.
Bolitho-Cribb & Associates is a publishing company brokerage firm with offices in Montana, Florida, and Wyoming.