Camelot Venture Group and Sharper Image Join Forces

Camelot Secures Rights to Operate Sharper Image Website, Catalog and Retail

Farmington Hills, Michigan (August 7 2009) - Camelot Venture Group announced today an extensive partnership with Sharper Image.   As part of the agreement, Camelot will operate the Sharper Image website and catalog business which is re-launching this fall 2009.  In addition, Camelot has plans to open Sharper Image specialty retail stores in the near future.

“We’re thrilled about partnering with such a widely known and respected brand as Sharper Image” said David Katzman, Managing Director of Camelot Venture Group. “The marriage of Camelot’s ecommerce, catalog and retail expertise with an innovative consumer product leader like Sharper Image is very exciting.”

Sharper Image will continue to offer consumers creative and innovative products as they transform from a popular retailer to a cutting edge retail brand.  Combined with Camelot’s unique experience and success in partnering with major ecommerce brands such as Quicken Loans, 1 800 Contacts and Home Depot, forms a powerful team.    

“The opportunity to be part of the re-launch of an iconic brand such as Sharper Image is what our group at Camelot strives for” said Katzman. “We look forward to being an integral part of the future growth and success of Sharper Image”.

About Camelot Venture Group
Camelot Venture Group is a private investment group that invests primarily in direct to consumer companies including online, retail, technology and financial services and sports management. Camelot provides their investment partners operational expertise and capital for accelerated growth. For more information, go to

About Sharper Image
Through Licensing, The Sharper Image offers a broad range of exciting, innovative and technology rich products of superior quality and design.  The Sharper Image is owned by a joint venture between Blue Star Alliance, Hilco Consumer Capital and Gordon Brothers Group.