Telsey Advisory Group Hosts 6th Annual Spring Consumer Conference in New York City

NEW YORK--()--Telsey Advisory Group, LLC (TAG), a leading equity research, trading, banking, and consulting firm, will hold its 6th Annual Spring Consumer Conference on Tuesday, March 25th – Wednesday, March 26th at the Westin New York Times Square. TAG’s bi-annual consumer conferences are considered an important investor forum to meet companies across sectors, ranging from apparel and footwear to broadlines retail, cosmetics, financial services, food services, lodging, grocery, hardlines retail, Internet, luxury, media, restaurants, sporting goods, and specialty retail.

“Coming off a holiday season negatively impacted by weather and a lack of newness and innovation, companies are implementing strategies to create demand including marketing, loyalty, and e-/mobile commerce initiatives,” said Dana Telsey, CEO and Chief Research Officer of Telsey Advisory Group. “Through the discussions with a diverse group of companies, institutional investors, and industry experts participating in our conference, we will gain a better understanding of the proactive strategies companies are undertaking to meet the challenges of a new consumer landscape.”

The conference will feature CEOs, CFOs, and other senior-level executives from more than 60 leading consumer companies. A record number of institutional investors are confirmed to attend the conference.

TAG’s 6th Annual Spring Consumer Conference continues our goal to offer the most topical panel discussions and presentations that address today’s issues pertaining to the macro environment, digital commerce, the housing cycle, social media, and retail real estate:

• Leveraging Retail Technology Panel Presentation

Panelists:

     

Will Smith, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Euclid Analytics

Dr. Hagen Wenzek, Principal, Freestyle Consulting LLC & Ex-Global CTO, IPG Mediabrands
Mark Roszkowski, Head of Corporate & Business Development, Linkable Networks, Inc.

Moderator:

James Cakmak, VP – SMID Internet, Telsey Advisory Group

 

• SOCIALNETWORKING 2.0. Keynote Panel Presentation

Panelists:

Stefany Moore, Associate Director of Research, Internet Retailer

Artemis Berry, Vice President, Digital Retail, Shop.org; Division of National Retail Federation
Jag Bath, SVP, Product, RetailMeNot Inc.
Allan Haims, Co-Founder, President & CEO, StepsAway Inc.
PJ Loughran, EVP and Executive Creative Director, Superfly

Moderator:

Tom Forte, Managing Director – Internet, Telsey Advisory Group

 

• RetailReal Estate Trends Panel Presentation

Panelists:

Christopher Conlon, EVP, COO, Acadia Realty Trust

Michael V. Pappagallo, President & CFO, Brixmor Property Group
T.J. Drought, EVP & Director of Leasing, Glimcher Realty Trust
Thomas McDonough, EVP & COO, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.

Moderator:

Tom Chin, Senior Managing Director & Head of Analytics, Telsey Advisory Group

 

• Teen Panel Presentation: The Millennials: The Trends they Love and The Trends they Love to Hate

Moderator:

Jennifer Milan, Apparel & Department Stores Research Analyst Telsey Advisory Group

 

• U.S. Economic Presentation: Will 2014 be the Year the Economy Makes Headway?

Speaker :

Jack Kleinhenz, Ph.D., Chief Economist, National Retail Federation

 

• Home Furnishings Panel Presentation: Supplier Insights

Panelists:

Bruce Kaminstein, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Casabella Holdings LLC

Evan Dash, Chief Executive Officer, StoreBound
Kaela Forker, VP and General Merchandising Manager, Umbra Ltd.

Moderator:

Joe Feldman, Senior Managing Director & Assistant Director of Research, Telsey Advisory Group

 

• Real Estate Panel Presentation: Re-inventing the Stores

Panelists:

Andrew Graiser, Co-Founder and Co-President, A&G Realty Partners

Naveen Jaggi, Senior Managing Director, Retail Services, The Americas, CBRE Group, Inc.
Gene P. Spiegelman, Vice Chairman, Retail Services – International Retail Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Steven B. Greenberg, Founder and President, The Greenberg Group, Inc.

Moderator:

Joe Feldman, Senior Managing Director & Assistant Director of Research, Telsey Advisory Group

 

• Stateof the Consumer Keynote Panel Presentation

Panelists:

Malcolm M. Knapp, Chief Executive Officer, Malcolm M. Knapp, Inc.

Michael McNamara, Global Solution Leader, MasterCard SpendingPulse
John Ryding, Chief Economist, RDQ Economics

Moderator:

Tom Chin, Senior Managing Director & Head of Analytics, Telsey Advisory Group

 

Participating Companies:

  • A&G Realty Partners
  • adidas AG
  • Acadia Realty Trust
  • AMC Networks Inc.
  • ANN INC.
  • AOL Inc.
  • Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
  • Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • Brixmor Property Group Inc.
  • Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Boyd Gaming Corporation
  • Burlington Stores, Inc.
  • Casabella Holdings LLC
  • Cash America International, Inc.
  • CBRE Group, Inc.
  • Christopher & Banks Corporation
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
  • Delta Galil Industries Ltd.
  • Deluxe Corporation
  • Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc.
  • Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
  • Euclid Analytics
  • Express, Inc.
  • First Cash Financial Services, Inc.
  • FedEx Corporation
  • Freestyle Consulting LLC
  • G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.
  • Genesco Inc.
  • Glimcher Realty Trust
  • The Greenberg Group, Inc.
  • The Home Depot, Inc.
  • HSN, Inc.
  • Internet Retailer Magazine
  • Linkable Networks, Inc.
  • The Kroger Co.
  • Macy’s, Inc.
  • Malcolm M. Knapp, Inc.
  • Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
  • MasterCard SpendingPulse
  • Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.
  • Move, Inc.
  • National Retail Federation
  • Papa John's International Inc.
  • Penn National Gaming, Inc.
  • Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
  • PVH Corp.
  • RetailMeNot Inc.
  • RDQ Economics
  • Shop.org; Division of National Retail Federation
  • Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
  • Sport Chalet, Inc.
  • Stage Stores, Inc.
  • Staples, Inc.
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • Stein Mart, Inc.
  • StepsAway Inc.
  • Steven Madden, Ltd.
  • StoreBound
  • Superfly
  • Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • TiVo Inc.
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
  • Umbra Ltd.
  • United Online, Inc.
  • ValueVision Media, Inc.
  • The Wet Seal, Inc.
  • Zillow, Inc.

TAG’s 5th Annual Fall Consumer Conference will be held at the InterContinental Times Square in New York City on Tuesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 1, 2014. To register for the conference, please contact conferences@telseygroup.com.

For further information about TAG’s 6th Annual Spring Consumer Conference, please visit: http://www.telseygroup.com/conferences/march-2014-consumer-conference.

ABOUT TELSEY ADVISORY GROUP

Telsey Advisory Group (TAG) , a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), is one of Wall Street’s leading equity research, trading, banking, and consulting firms devoted to consumer sectors, including apparel, cosmetics, department stores, discounters, footwear, gaming, hardlines, hospitality, Internet, leisure, luxury goods, media, restaurants, specialty apparel retail, sporting goods, supermarkets, and transportation. TAG markets its services to hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity firms, and private and public consumer companies.

TAG was founded in 2006 by Dana Telsey, widely recognized as Wall Street’s leading retail equity analyst. Ms. Telsey is a 13-year member of Institutional Investor magazine’s “All-America Research Team,” having been named the No. 1 analyst covering specialty stores seven times. In 2009, TAG was recognized by Institutional Investor’s ranking of Best Independents in three categories: No. 1 in retailing/specialty stores, No. 1 in retailing/broadlines and department stores, and No. 2 in apparel and footwear. In 2013, TAG was regularly recognized for superior trading execution in P&I Magazine among US brokers surveyed by Elkins/McSherry.

Contacts

Telsey Advisory Group
Nichole Saland, 212-584-4640
Managing Director, Corporate Access
nsaland@telseygroup.com

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Telsey Advisory Group, LLC (TAG), a leading equity research, trading, banking, and consulting firm, will hold its 6th Annual Spring Consumer Conference - Tuesday, March 25th – Wednesday, March 26th.

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Contacts

Telsey Advisory Group
Nichole Saland, 212-584-4640
Managing Director, Corporate Access
nsaland@telseygroup.com