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February, 22 2015: Sharper Image Teams up with Mike Wallace & The #66 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team for The Daytona 500

November, 13 2014: SharperImage.com Introduces Exclusive New Massage Chair

November, 12 2014: Sharper Image Debuts Its Holiday Campaign Starring Supermodel Heidi Klum

May 27, 2014: Sharper Image Goes Wireless For Father's Day Gifts

July 12, 2013: SharperImage.com Introduces Bose Products

June 4, 2013:Top 10 Father's Day Gifts From Sharper Image

May 21, 2013: Sharper Image Launches iPhone App

Sharper Image Announces Actress Megan Fox As The New Face Of The Iconic Brand

October 23, 2012: Sharper Image Debuts Holiday Marketing Campaign Featuring Actress Megan Fox




February, 22 2015: Sharper Image Teams up with Mike Wallace & The #66 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team for The Daytona 500

Farmington Hills, Michigan (February 22, 2015) - Cutting-edge cataloger and web retailer Sharper Image will serve as a primary sponsor for Mike Wallace and The #66 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team for The Daytona 500 on February 22, 2015. The sponsorship marks the latest high-profile appearance for the iconic cataloger and web site.

“The Daytona 500 is one of the world’s most anticipated sporting events, and Sharper Image is proud to join Mike Wallace and his team at the 57th running of the Great American Race,” said Sam Grossman, Sharper Image Director of Marketing.

“We are pleased to be part of a team that shares our passion for speed, teamwork and cutting-edge technology in the pursuit of NASCAR's most prestigious trophy,” he added.

Says Mike Wallace: “I can’t wait to get back on the track. We are bringing back the same car that we had at Talladega. The team has continued working on the car through the winter and has been able to find a little more speed. Also, we believe the engine will be a little better, so I feel like we have a really good shot in Daytona.”

Sharper Image Nascar Sponsorship

About Sharperimage.com:
Sharper Image and SharperImage.com offer consumers an engaging way to find the latest home electronics, air purifiers, gifts, gadgets and lifestyle products. Designed to be the ultimate shopping experience, our web site is both state-of-the-art and easy to use, with gift guides, product videos, customer product ratings and reviews, convenient order tracking and access to real-time, toll-free customer support. Sharper Image has built its reputation on the realization that imagination, creativity, innovation, passion, quality and excitement are essential components of the world’s most valued consumer products. Sharper Image offers cool and fun products in a wide range of categories, such as Health and Fitness, Personal Care, Wellness, Home Comfort, Travel and Toys. SharperImage.com continues the tradition of fun, innovation and excitement that Sharper Image originated in 1977. Relaunched in 2010, SharperImage.com and the Sharper Image catalog are owned and operated by Camelot Venture Group.

About Camelot Venture Group:
Camelot Venture Group is a private investment group that invests primarily in direct to consumer companies including online, catalog, retail, technology, financial services and sports management. For more information, please visit www.camelotvg.com

November 13, 2014: SharperImage.com Introduces Exclusive New Massage Chair

Human Touch® iJoy® Active 2.0 Massage Chair carries a special introductory price of only $399.95. High-tech massage at an affordable low price.

Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) November 13, 2014

SharperImage.com has announced a new, exclusive addition to its assortment of Human Touch massage chairs, and it’s the company's most affordable model ever. The Human Touch® iJoy® Active 2.0 Massage Chair delivers advanced home-massage technology with a low introductory price of just $399.95. The innovative cataloger recently unveiled the chair on its web site and on the cover of its new Holiday 2014 Catalog, in homes now.

The Human Touch® iJoy® Active 2.0 Massage Chair features a sleek, contemporary design and a compact footprint that fits virtually any decor and any room size. Yet, it delivers the same type of advanced massage technology found in larger, more expensive models.

To experience the luxury of the Human Touch® iJoy® Active 2.0 Massage Chair, the consumer need only sit back and use the handy tethered remote to access three automatic massage programs that restore and recharge the neck, shoulders and back. Advanced FlexGlide™ orbital technology emulates a true therapeutic experience, with kneading, rolling and stretching of sore, tired muscles. It even adjusts to the width of the user’s back, for whole body healing.

This compact, stylish chair is made of durable SofHyde, which replicates the look and feel or real leather, and comes in either an Espresso/Gray or a Bone/Gray color combination. “Sharper Image is known as the premier destination to buy Human Touch Massage Chairs,” said Darcy Lindamood, SharperImage.com Vice President of Marketing. “And we are especially delighted to announce this exclusive massage chair at a special introductory price of only $399.95.” “The Human Touch® iJoy® Active 2.0 Massage Chair is perfect for large and small homes, apartments and even dorms,” Lindamood said. “This is high-tech massage at a low introductory price, so it makes a great holiday gift.”

To learn more about The Human Touch® iJoy® Active 2.0 Massage Chair, visitSharperImage.com or the Sharper Image 2014 Holiday Gift Guide. About SharperImage.com

SharperImage.com offers consumers an engaging way to find the latest home electronics, air purifiers and other lifestyle products. SharperImage.com continues the tradition of fun, innovation and excitement that Sharper Image originated in 1977. Relaunched in 2010, SharperImage.com and the Sharper Image catalog are owned and operated by Camelot Venture Group. Please continue to visit our site and follow us on social media for the newest products, trends and special offers.

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November 12, 2014:Sharper Image Debuts Its Holiday Campaign Starring Supermodel Heidi Klum

Sharper Image, best known for its innovative, tech-related products unveiled its holiday marketing campaign starring supermodel and television host, Heidi Klum. The campaign, playfully titled, ‘Gift Right’, is geared to inform consumers in a tongue-in-cheek manner that Sharper Image has the right gift for everyone on your holiday list. Klum joins a list of past spokespeople including Betty White and Megan Fox.

The ‘Gift Right’ campaign creative reveals a sultry Klum along side seductive questions with unexpected and humorous answers. In one ad image, a topless Klum is lying on a modern, sleek bench poised with the question, "What Does Heidi Klum Like In Bed?” The answer is a Sharper Image Sound Soother, of course!

Commenting on the campaign creative, Klum stated, “When Sharper Image came to me with their holiday ‘Gift Right’ campaign, I was really excited. I love all of the cheeky double entendre in the campaign mixed with really great products. Do you want to know what Heidi Klum likes in bed...??”

Dari Marder, Chief Marketing Officer of Iconix Brand Group, commented, "Heidi has an undeniable sex appeal and a witty sense of humor to match. The gorgeous bombshell doesn’t take herself too seriously, which makes her the perfect partner for the Sharper Image holiday campaign.” The multimedia marketing campaign will debut in print, outdoor and online. Klum will appear on the iconic cover of the Sharper Image catalog this holiday season, and the campaign will be featured on sharperimage.com.

Sharper Image has built its reputation on the realization that imagination, creativity, innovation, passion, quality and excitement are essential components of the world’s most valued consumer products. Sharper Image offers cool, fun, and state-of-the-art products in categories such as health/wellness, beauty, home, recreation, fitness & travel.

About Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum established herself as a top model, making great impact for clients and appearing on the covers of pop-culture mainstays including the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Klum is the Emmy winning host and executive producer of the 10-time Emmy-nominated Project Runway. Klum's charity involvements include work with the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, UNICEF, American Red Cross, God's Love We Deliver and she was the spokeswoman for the Red Dress/Heart Health initiative for four years. Klum also appears in PSAs for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Stand Up to Cancer program.

About Sharper Image:

Sharper Image is an American brand, founded in 1977. Sharper Image products are fun, unique and innovative and span across numerous lifestyle categories, including electronics, health, wellness, beauty, home, recreation fitness and travel, just to name a few. Sharper Image products are available for purchase in department and specialty stores, Sharper Image direct mail catalog and www.sharperimage.com. To stay up to date with the latest news from Sharper Image, follow @SharperImage on Twitter and Instagram. Become a fan of Sharper Image on Facebook at facebook.com/Sharperimage

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The keyword is cordless for this year's hottest Sharper Image Father's Day gifts. The innovative cataloger and web retailer has introduced over 100 new items at SharperImage.com and in the new Summer 2014 Sharper Image catalog, which arrived in millions of homes this week.

A portable photo printer, cordless Internet projector and wireless Bluetooth party speaker top SharperImage.com's new assortment, which builds on such traditional Sharper Image strengths as air purifiers, massage chairs and personal groomers. This year's Father's Day catalog has a wide selection of kitchen gadgets, electric fans, bath and shower accessories and other home goods.

And of course, there are more than enough barbecue tools, headphones and golf accessories to make Dad happy.

Highlights of the 2014 Father's Day Gift Guide include:

Wireless Party Speaker/Transmitter Set, $199.99 – This rechargeable indoor/outdoor system pumps up the volume of your favorite music, with color-changing lights and a wireless range of up to 80 feet.

Portable Photo Printer, $159.99 – This pocket-sized printer makes its own Wi-Fi network to let you print borderless color photos from your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung Galaxy or other Android smartphone or tablet.

Smartphone Security Camera, $189.99 – Check on your home from anywhere with this tabletop camera. It connects to your home Wi-Fi network, and a free app turns your smartphone or tablet into a closed circuit security monitor.

LED Word Clock, $79.99 - Instead of hands or digits, this innovative clock displays the time as text in bright white letters. It's easy to set, easy to read and perfect for home or office.

Adjustable Tilt Tower Fan, $149.99 - A Sharper Image exclusive, this powerful tower fan has a reclining base that lets you create an upward airflow or 6 degrees or 12 degrees, plus a "natural wind" mode that automatically varies the air speed, just like the great outdoors.

The Sharper Image 2014 Father's Day Gift Guide also features gift ideas to suit every budget. SharperImage.com visitors can easily find Gifts Under $50, Gifts Under $100, Gifts Under $150 and Gifts Under $200 in the 2014 Father's Day Gift Guide. Shoppers can also search for Father's Day gifts by category from Gadget Gifts, to grill master Gifts, to Outdoor Gifts, to iPhone & iPad Gifts, to Entertaining Gifts and more.

The entire Sharper Image Father's Day assortment can be found online at SharperImage.com and in the Sharper Image Summer 2014 catalog – in homes now. Anyone who does not have a catalog can request one online or browse the actual catalog in PDF format on the web site.

July 12, 2013: SharperImage.com Introduces Bose Products

SharperImage.com Introduces Bose Products

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (PRBuzz.com) July 12, 2013 -- SharperImage.com has bolstered its position as a leader in the field of audio retailing with the addition of Bose audio products to its web site and Summer 2013 catalog.

Sharper Image® customers can now shop for innovative Bose audio products, including the Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones, Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones and the Bose SoundDock Series III Digital Music System, which is made especially for iPhone 5.

David Katzman, Managing Partner of Camelot Venture Group, who holds the license for Shaperimage.com stated, "The addition of Bose products to the Sharper Image catalog and web site demonstrates our commitment to offering the highest quality electronics. Bose is a leader in audio accessories, and Sharper Image is a leader in electronics retailing, so this partnership is a natural fit."

Bose products featured in the Summer 2013 catalog and SharperImage.com include: the Bose Bluetooth Headset, Bose 151 SE Environmental Speakers, Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II, Bose Companion 20 Multimedia Speaker System, Bose SIE2i Sport Headphones, Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones, Bose Sound Dock Series III Digital Music System, Bose Solo TV Sound System and the Bose CineMate GS II Home Theatre System.

"Sharper Image customers appreciate great design, and they demand outstanding audio performance," Katzman added. "So we are very pleased to offer them the unprecedented quality and innovation that Bose delivers in every one of its products."

The entire summer assortment, including Bose products, is available online at SharperImage.com. Anyone who does not receive a catalog can request one online or view the actual catalog at SharperImage.com. SharperImage.com offers a broad range of exciting, innovative and technology-rich products for men and women.

June 4, 2013:Top 10 Father's Day Gifts From Sharper Image

Top 10 Father's Day Gifts From Sharper Image

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (PRBuzz.com) June 4, 2013 -- Sharper Image has just announced The Top 10 Bestselling Gifts for Father's Day 2013, representing the latest in high-tech audio gear, BBQ grilling equipment and a few slightly offbeat gadgets that reflect shoppers' sense of fun and imagination.

"Father's Day is a special time for dads, and an exciting time for our company," said David Katzman, Managing Partner of SharperImage.com parent company, Camelot Venture Group. "This year's Father's Day assortment features dozens of innovative and practical gift ideas for today's fun-loving, high-tech dads."

Based on early selling, here are The Top 10 Father's Day Gifts from Sharper Image:

# 10: Fogless Shower Mirror - If your dad likes to shave in the shower, the Fogless Shower Mirror lets him see what he's doing. It even has four superbright LEDs to shed some light on the subject. $49.99

# 9: RFID Men's Wallet - This rich Nappa leather wallet has a built-in shield that blocks radio frequencies and stops high-tech hackers from stealing personal data embedded in today's credit cards and driver's licenses. Includes free personalization. $59.99

# 8: Pac-Man Arcade Machine - Some things just get better with time, and this full-size arcade machine has 13 of dad's old arcade favorites, like Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, Rally X Galaxian and Dig Dug - with no quarters necessary. $2,999.99

# 7: Golf Club Drink Dispenser - It looks like an ordinary driver, but it's really an automatic drink dispenser that holds 54 ounces of dad's favorite libation. On hot days, this clever club is sure to draw a crowd. $89.99

# 6: BBQ Bluetooth Thermometer - For the high-tech grilling guru, this thermometer monitors the temperature of barbecued meat and sends an alert to dad's iPhone, iPad or Android when it's done, up to 200 feet away. $79.99

# 5: Personalized Leather iPad Case - Constructed of rich black genuine leather and monogrammed with three initials, this great-looking case protects dad's precious iPad everywhere he goes, from the family room to the boardroom.

# 4: Sharper Image Father's Day Gift Card - Let dad pick his own gift with a Sharper Image Gift Card - it never expires and there are no hidden fees. $50-$500.

# 3: Emergency Handcrank Power Radio - When the power goes out, dad can stay connected with

AM/FM radio, shortwave radio and 24-hour NOAA weather radio. It even charges smartphones and tablets via USB. Powered by batteries, handcrank generator or solar energy. $89.99

# 2: Wireless Earbuds - These Bluetooth earbuds let dad enjoy his favorite tunes wirelessly, up to 32 feet away from his iPhone, iPad or other Bluetooth-enabled device. They even pause the music and become a phone when a call comes in. $79.99

# 1: Motorized Tie Rack - Mounts on a closet rod and holds 72 ties and 8 belts. Press a button to rotate it back and forth. LEDs illuminate ties and belts, so dad can make a great selection before the sun comes up. $49.99

The entire Sharper Image Father's Day assortment can be found online at SharperImage.com/fathersday and in the Sharper Image Summer 2013 catalog, which is in homes now. Anyone who does not have a catalog can request one online or view the actual catalog on the web site.

"The Sharper Image Father's Day Gift guide has something for everyone," Katzman added, "and we want to wish all dads and grandfathers a safe and happy Father's Day."

May 21, 2013: Sharper Image Launches iPhone App

Sharper Image Launches iPhone App

Catalog Click takes catalog shopping to the next level

A revolutionary way to view products and place orders without a computer

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (PRBuzz.com) May 21, 2013 -- A new iPhone shopping app from Sharper Image promises to revolutionize catalog shopping. Catalog Click, presented by Sharper Image, allows shoppers to use their iPhones to scan products right off the catalog page to access product information and place orders without a PC.

"With the release of Catalog Click, we're making catalog shopping even more convenient than ever," said David Katzman, Managing Partner of Sharper Image parent company, Camelot Venture Group. "This app combines the fun of browsing the Sharper Image print catalog with the convenience and power of online ordering. And, you can use it anytime, anywhere -- without a PC or Wi-Fi."

To use Catalog Click, customers first download the free app from the iTunes App Store. When they see an item they like in the catalog, shoppers simply launch the app and use their iPhone camera to scan the image right from the page. The item immediately pops up on the touchscreen, with additional product information, photos, videos and customer reviews. Even better, customers can purchase the item right from their iPhone or iPad, or even save it for later, all without leaving the couch.

"With Catalog Click, there are no more Post-It Notes or folded corners," said Katzman. "Now, whenever you see a Sharper Image product you like, you don't have to go to your PC or call our 800 number. We bring everything our customers need right to their devices. It's just another way we're giving our loyal customers an even better shopping experience."

Catalog Click users can save 10% off their entire order when shopping the Sharper Image Summer 2013 catalog, which arrived in time for Father's Day. Customers who do not have a catalog can use Catalog Click to request a copy.

October 23, 2012: Sharper Image Debuts Holiday Marketing Campaign Featuring Actress Megan Fox

New York, New York - Oct 23, 2012—Iconix Brand Group, Inc. announced today it will debut a holiday multi-media marketing campaign for Sharper Image featuring actress, Megan Fox. Best known for her role in the blockbuster films Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Fox will star in Sharper Image’s online, outdoor and marketing campaign.

Megan Fox commented, "I have always been a bit of a gadget geek and into different types of technology." Fox continued, "The campaign is a good fit for me because I love electronics."

Sharper Image, best known for its innovative, tech-related products new campaign is titled "Guys Love Gadgets". The creative features a sexy Megan Fox relaxing in a Sharper Image bed, lounging in our recliner and sitting in a chair while using Sharper Image’s latest technology.

"We are excited to be partnering with Megan Fox for Sharper Image," commented Jameel Spencer, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Iconix Brand Group. "What's so interesting about Megan is that she considers herself a techie, which is at the core of Sharper Image's DNA, making her the perfect spokeswoman," Spencer added.

She was most recently seen starring in the hit comedy Friends With Kids and later this year will star in the Universal comedy This Is 40 for director Judd Apatow.

Sharper Image products are built and designed around three core principles: quality, innovation and design. Iconix Brand Group Inc. purchased the Sharper Image brand in October 2011.

About Sharper Image: Sharper Image is an iconic American brand. Founded in 1977, Sharper Image products are meant to be fun, unique and innovative. Sharper Image products span numerous lifestyle categories, including electronics, health, wellness, beauty, home, recreation fitness and travel, just to name a few. Sharper Image products are available for purchase in department and specialty stores, Sharper Image catalog and www.sharperimage.com.

About Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands including: CANDIE'S (R), BONGO (R), BADGLEY MISCHKA (R), JOE BOXER (R), RAMPAGE (R), MUDD (R), MOSSIMO (R), LONDON FOG (R), OCEAN PACIFIC (R), DANSKIN (R), ROCAWEAR (R), CANNON (R), ROYAL VELVET (R), FIELDCREST (R), CHARISMA (R), STARTER (R), WAVERLY (R), ZOO YORK (R), ED HARDY (R) and SHARPER IMAGE (R). In addition, Iconix owns interests in the ARTFUL DODGER (R), ECKO (R), MARC ECKO (R), MATERIAL GIRL (R), PEANUTS (R) and TRUTH OR DARE (R) brands. The Company licenses its brands to a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market to the mass market in both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its in-house business development, merchandising, advertising and public relations departments Iconix manages its brands to drive greater consumer awareness and equity.