Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> September 29, 2022

A Happy Holiday Season Likely for Higher-End Retailers

Swartz, David
David Swartz is a senior equity analyst in the consumer sector research group for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. He covers consumer-focused companies in retail and apparel. Before joining Morningstar in 2018, Mr. Swartz worked as a money manager and equity analyst for a family office in the Seattle area. He also worked as an analyst and fund manager for three equity hedge funds in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Swartz holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in economics from Yale University. He also holds a certificate in finance (investment management specialization) from UC Berkeley Extension. Profile
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TWST: Can you tell us about your coverage area?

Mr. Swartz: Yes, I cover primarily apparel manufacturers and apparel retailers, also some