Vampfangs is excited to announce that after nearly a quarter-century, the Salem-born online retailer has changed ownership. Though formally announced today, the company officially changed hands in July of 2017. Vampfangs was founded in Salem, Massachusetts in 1993 and is a leading online retailer of custom fit vampire fangs, GOTHIKA® contact lenses, fragrance, and apparel.
The new owners, Alexis Abare and Ben Selecky of Iron Raven, Inc., were excited to make the announcement and introduce themselves to Vampfangs loyal following.
It is an honor to be at the helm of such a well respected and established brand. – Alexis Abare
“We are thrilled about our recent acquisition,” commented Alexis Abare and Benjamin Selecky, new CEOs of Vampfangs. “It is an honor to be at the helm of such a well respected and established brand. We are excited about engaging with Vampfangs followers and are eager to receive their feedback and input. We are looking forward to bringing the same commitment to quality and personal service to Vampfangs that are at the core of our other businesses.”
To commemorate the occasion, Vampfangs announced a whopping 50% off sale. The sale runs through March 13th so act fast.
“This sale marks one of the biggest milestones in my life. After 25 years, it feels like I sent a child off to college,” – Scott Smiledge, founder and former owner of Vampfangs.
“This sale marks one of the biggest milestones in my life. After 25 years, it feels like I sent a child off to college,” said Scott Smiledge, founder and former owner of Vampfangs. “I know that Vampfangs is in the best possible hands I could have ever hoped to find. Alexis and Ben are great friends with incredible drive, fire, and vision.”
“We are passionate about delivering value to our clients and customers. Our purchase of Vampfangs has created monstrous synergy between all of our brands,” says Abare. “We are committed to creating a phenomenal experience for new and returning guests and are deeply grateful to our longstanding, loyal customers who have made Vampfangs a trusted, global brand.”
Plans for 2018 include expanding their selection of GOTHIKA® Theatrical Contact Lenses to include custom creations as well as toric lenses for patients with astigmatism. In addition to widening the corrective strength options on many popular styles, Vampfangs will also spearhead efforts to educate consumers on contact lens safety. “Safety of our customers is paramount. We are in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and are proud to be one of the largest sources for FDA Cleared FX contacts in the United States,” commented Selecky.