Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> June 15, 2000

Lifestyle Retailing : Jeffrey Klinefelter – U.s. Bancorp Piper Jaffray

JEFFREY P. KLINEFELTER joined U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray in 1997 as a Research Analyst on the Consumer Team. Mr. Klinefelter had a long history in the retail industry prior to joining U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, and has been building his investment experience during the last five years as an Analyst focusing on branded consumer products and specialty retail. Before joining the Equity Research department of U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, Mr. Klinefelter worked for Dayton Hudson Corporation's Target Stores Division for six years in various merchandising, operations, and strategic planning positions. Mr. Klinefelter also worked for Universal Asset-Based Services, Inc., performing asset evaluations for commercial lending institutions. Profile
TWST: Jeffrey, what is key to an understanding of the concept of

lifestyle retailing?

Mr. Klinefelter: I believe the key is recognizing who the target

customer is and what the customer