Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> August 26, 2016

Auto Parts and Convenience Stores Becoming Defensive Businesses

Benjamin S. Bienvenu
Benjamin S. Bienvenu is a Research Analyst covering the retail broadlines sector at Stephens Inc. Prior to this position, Mr. Bienvenu served as a Research Associate in the same sector beginning in June 2012. Prior to joining Stephens Inc., Mr. Bienvenu worked in the Large Corporate Lending group of Regions Financial Corporation, where he participated in underwriting syndicated debt transactions for companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Bienvenu received a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Furman University. Profile
TWST: Let’s start with Wal-Mart and the news that it is buying Jet. How should investors view that development?

Mr. Bienvenu: I think more than anything it