NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Telsey Advisory Group, LLC (TAG), a pre-eminent equity research, trading, banking, and consulting firm, concluded its 4th Annual Fall Consumer Conference, a leading investor conference that featured 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.
“Through the discussions with a diverse group of companies, institutional investors and industry experts participating in our conference, we gained a deeper insight into the evolving consumer landscape. We greatly value their active participation.”
The conference took place on September 24-25, 2013, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Times Square in New York, NY, with CEOs, CFOs, and other senior-level executives from more than 60 leading consumer companies. A record number of institutional investors attended the conference.
“As we approach the crucial holiday season, companies are dealing with a number of strategies and omni-channel approaches to drive consumer traffic,” 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 gained a deeper insight into the evolving consumer landscape. We greatly value their active participation.”
TAG’s 4th Annual Fall Consumer Conference offered a variety of panel discussions and presentations that addressed today’s issues pertaining to the macro environment, digital commerce, the housing cycle, social media, and real estate:
Omni-Channel: The Evolving Consumer Landscape
|Panelists:||Jonathan Czaja, Chief Operating Officer, Bonobos, Inc.|
|Nadia Shouraboura, CEO & Founder, Hointer Inc.|
|Kevon Hills, Director of Research, STELLAService, Inc.|
|Erin Collins, Head of Consumer Insights, Warby Parker|
|Moderator:||Dana Telsey, CEO & Chief Research Officer, Telsey Advisory Group|
Re-inventing the Stores
|Panelists:||Andrew Graiser, Co-Founder and Co-President, A&G Realty Partners|
|Gene P. Spiegelman, Vice Chairman, Retail Services – International Retail Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.|
|Joe Brady, Managing Director Retail, Corporate Solutions, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated|
Joe Feldman, Senior Managing Director & Assistant Director of Research, Telsey Advisory Group
The Future of Mobile Internet
|Panelists:||Stefany Moore, Senior Editor of Research, Internet Retailer Magazine|
|Greg McAllister, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, PushPoint|
|Vicki Cantrell, SVP, Communities, National Retail Federation & Executive Director, Shop.org|
|Craig Levra, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sport Chalet, Inc.|
|Rudd Davis, CEO & Co-Founder, Swarm Mobile|
|Moderator:||Tom Forte, Managing Director – Internet, Telsey Advisory Group|
A Narrow Path Ahead and We Areon It: Growth, Inflation & Policy
|Speaker:||Jack Kleinhenz, Ph.D., Chief Economist, National Retail Federation|
Retail Real Estate Trends
|Panelists:||Christopher Conlon, EVP, COO, Acadia Realty Trust|
|Michael Pappagallo, President & CFO, Brixmor Property Group|
|Randy Brant, EVP, Real Estate, The Macerich Company|
|Thomas McDonough, EVP & COO, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.|
|Moderator: Tom Chin, Senior Managing Director & Head of Analytics, Telsey Advisory Group|
Tech Investing: Brave New World
Richard Kramer, Managing Partner, Arete Research Services LLP
- A&G Realty Partners
- Aeropostale, Inc.
- Acadia Realty Trust
- ANN INC.
- AOL Inc.
- Arete Research Services LLP
- Blue Nile, Inc.
- Bonobos, Inc.
- Brixmor Property Group
- Campbell Soup Company
- CBS Corporation
- Christopher & Banks Corporation
- comScore, Inc.
- Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
- Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
- Domino’s Pizza, Inc.
- EarthLink, Inc.
- Elizabeth Arden, Inc.
- EveryWare Global, Inc.
- Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc.
- First Cash Financial Services, Inc.
- G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.
- Hointer Inc.
- HSN, Inc.
- Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
- Internet Retailer Magazine
- Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
- lululemon athletica inc.
- Macy’s, Inc.
- Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
- MasterCard SpendingPulse
- Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.
- Movado Group, Inc.
- National Retail Federation
- News Corporation
- Oxford Industries, Inc.
- Pandora Media, Inc.
- Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
- Perry Ellis International, Inc.
- Pier 1 Imports, Inc.
- Shoe Carnival, Inc.
- Shop.org ; Division of National Retail Federation
- Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
- Sport Chalet, Inc.
- Stage Stores, Inc.
- Stein Mart, Inc.
- STELLAService, Inc.
- Steven Madden, Ltd.
- Swarm Mobile
- Sysco Corporation
- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
- The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc.
- The Macerich Company
- The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc.
- The Wet Seal, Inc.
- Time Warner Inc.
- TiVo Inc.
- ValueVision Media, Inc.
- Warby Parker
- Whirlpool Corporation
- Zillow, Inc.
TAG’s 6th Annual Spring Consumer Conference will be held at The Westin Times Square in New York City on Tuesday, March 25 and Wednesday, March 26, 2014. To register for the conference, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 pre-eminent 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, telecommunications, 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 most recent 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 named the No. 2 US brokerage firm overall by Pension & Investments magazine’s broker rankings, Nos. 2, 2, and 1 by market capitalization in giant cap, small cap, and micro cap, respectively.