Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> April 10, 2000

Hardline Retail Stocks : Kenneth Glassman Jr. – Davenport & Company Llc

KENNETH M. GASSMAN, JR. is a Senior Vice President at Davenport & Company llc, where he has worked for almost nine years as a Retail Analyst. Previously, he spent 10 years as a Retail Analyst with Wheat First Securities. A graduate of the University of Richmond, Mr. Gassman is a member of the Richmond Society of Financial Analysts and the Richmond Association of Business Economists. Married with three grown daughters, his hobbies include woodworking and travel. Profile
TWST: What, in your view, is the definition of a hardlines retailer?

Mr. Gassman: The hardline retailers include several retail categories.

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