Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> December 21, 2009

A Golden Opportunity In Luxury – Brian Nagel – Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

Brian Nagel is a Senior Analyst for Oppenheimer & Co., where he covers the hardlines and broadlines retail sectors. He joined the firm in 2009 and previously worked for UBS Securities, where he was a Senior Analyst covering the U.S. hardlines retail sector. In 2008 Mr. Nagel was ranked fifth in hardlines retail in the annual "Institutional Investor Poll," and he was named 2008 "Best Up-and-Comer" in the category. Prior to joining UBS, he worked as part of the hardlines team at Credit Suisse and as an Associate Analyst at A.G. Edwards & Sons. He holds a B.S.B.A. from Creighton University. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of your coverage areas.

Mr. Nagel: The luxury companies I cover are basically Tiffany (TIF) and Williams-Sonoma (WSM). The broader group I follow is hardlines