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  • / E-Retailers

    Wilton Brands’ CEO to step down

    Wilton Brands Inc., a developer, wholesaler and e-retailer of bakeware and related products, announced that Richard Conti is resigning as CEO. Jerry W. Levin, the company`s chairman, will serve as interim CEO until Wilton hires a permanent replacement.

    Posted 10/26/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Wilton Brands Inc., a developer, wholesaler and e-retailer of bakeware and related products, announced that Richard Conti is resigning as CEO. Jerry W. Levin, the company`s chairman, will serve as interim CEO until Wilton hires a permanent replacement.
  • / E-Retailers

    Sharper Image sells for markdown price of $49 million

    Bankrupt multi-channel specialty retailer The Sharper Image Corp. will sell its remaining assets for a reduced price of $49 million. The deal was approved by a U.S. bankruptcy court last week.

    Posted 06/04/2008Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Bankrupt multi-channel specialty retailer The Sharper Image Corp. will sell its remaining assets for a reduced price of $49 million. The deal was approved by a U.S. bankruptcy court last week.
  • / E-Retailers

    Sharper Image officially looking for a buyer

    The Sharper Image is pursuing a sale of its business and assets. The multi-channel specialty retailer, which filed for bankruptcy protection in February, hopes to complete a sale by the end of next month.

    Posted 04/24/2008Don DavisPost a comment

    The Sharper Image is pursuing a sale of its business and assets. The multi-channel specialty retailer, which filed for bankruptcy protection in February, hopes to complete a sale by the end of next month.
  • / E-Retailers

    Sharper Image chairman resigns, but may try to acquire the retailer

    Jerry W. Levin has resigned as chairman of multi-channel retailer Sharper Image Corp. and could join other, unnamed investors to acquire some or all of the company’s assets, the company says.

    Posted 04/14/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    Jerry W. Levin has resigned as chairman of multi-channel retailer Sharper Image Corp. and could join other, unnamed investors to acquire some or all of the company’s assets, the company says.
  • Once a multi-channel star, Sharper Image files for bankruptcy

    Sharper Image Corp., which built a strong reputation as an innovative multi-channel retailer after launching more than 30 years ago, buckled under the pressure of competition and filed for bankruptcy protection last month. It intends to conduct business as usual while working on a reorganization plan executive by new CEO Robert Conway, a turnaround specialist.

    Posted 02/28/2008Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Sharper Image Corp., which built a strong reputation as an innovative multi-channel retailer after launching more than 30 years ago, buckled under the pressure of competition and filed for bankruptcy protection last month. It intends to conduct business as usual while working on a reorganization…
  • / E-Retailers

    Sharper Image files for bankruptcy protection

    Just a week after firing its chief executive and appointing a new turnaround specialist as the next CEO, Sharper Image has filed for bankruptcy in Delaware. Next up: implementing a plan to improve performance, including e-commerce.

    Posted 02/20/2008Bill BriggsPost a comment

    Just a week after firing its chief executive and appointing a new turnaround specialist as the next CEO, Sharper Image has filed for bankruptcy in Delaware. Next up: implementing a plan to improve performance, including e-commerce.
  • / E-Retailers

    Sun Capital takes bigger slice of Sharper Image

    Buyout firm Sun Capital Securities Fund Equities, a part of Sun Capital Partners Inc., has doubled its ownership of Sharper Image Corp. with the purchase of 1.49 million shares of stock.

    Posted 05/25/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    Buyout firm Sun Capital Securities Fund Equities, a part of Sun Capital Partners Inc., has doubled its ownership of Sharper Image Corp. with the purchase of 1.49 million shares of stock.
  • / E-Retailers

    November web sales drop 29% to $8.5 million at Sharper Image

    Total November sales were down 27% to $46.8 million from $64.5 million a year earlier. Store sales dropped 26% to $30 million from $40.3 million.

    Posted 11/30/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Total November sales were down 27% to $46.8 million from $64.5 million a year earlier. Store sales dropped 26% to $30 million from $40.3 million.
  • / E-Retailers

    Sharper Image’s top executives resign

    Sharper Image Corp. today announced that Tracy Wan, president and chief operating officer, and Jeff Forgan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, have resigned, effective immediately.

    Posted 11/09/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Sharper Image Corp. today announced that Tracy Wan, president and chief operating officer, and Jeff Forgan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, have resigned, effective immediately.
  • A multi-channel pioneer tries to sharpen its focus on multi-channel retailing

    After setting a pace for multi-channel retailing over three decades, Sharper Image Corp. is facing a major turnaround. Its founder Richard Thalheimer has stepped aside as chairman and CEO, as new top management forges a new merchandising strategy across its selling channels.

    Posted 10/31/2006Internet RetailerPost a comment

    After setting a pace for multi-channel retailing over three decades, Sharper Image Corp. is facing a major turnaround. Its founder Richard Thalheimer has stepped aside as chairman and CEO, as new top management forges a new merchandising strategy across its selling channels.

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