Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Sharper Image To Close ALL Retail Locations!

The Sharper Image has announced that it will close all of its existing retail locations whilst maintaining a catalog and online business. The closure of a number of locations was announced earlier this year, but the close of all, should mean great liquidation sales for consumers. Check your local store for details.

1 comment:

Austin Chu said...

I work for a company that manages and tracks gift cards and I've been following the sharper image bk on Below are the ways to file a claim to get your gift card back. Bear with me, it's long:

1. File a claim with the federal bankruptcy court. Follow these steps:
A. Because The Sharper Image's bankruptcy was filed in Delaware, you have to visit the Delaware Bankruptcy Court Page.( Scroll down to Sharper Image.
B. Fill out Form 10 from the Federal Bankruptcy Court. (
C. Download, print and sign it, and mail it to:
Kurtzman Carson Consultants, LLC (
Jonathan Carson
2335 Alaska Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245
D. If you have trouble call the Bankruptcy Judges Division at 202.502.1900. Explain your situation, and they will walk you through the process. You will get a person on the phone as well.
E. Take these steps to file a claim with the Federal Bankruptcy Court

2. Take advantage of the offer from competitor The Sharper Image's competitor, Brookstone, to give a 25 percent discount to anyone who surrenders their Sharper Image gift card or certificate.

3. Try filing a claim with your credit card issuer, if you used a credit card to buy a Sharper Image gift card
A. Request a refund from the card issuer.
B. American Express is 'working on behalf' of it's card holders who submit such claims, even if the submission is beyond the 60 day statutory limit. This will be on a case by case basis.
C. Also, AMEX cardholders who opted for the Sharper Image gift card as membership rewards programs can return it and have their rewards points re-credited to your account. MUST DO IT WITHIN 60 DAYS

4. Also if a card that you gave or received was purchased from, Leverage has a bankruptcy policy that allows cards that are purchased via to be replaced with any retailer of choice. You can read more here. (