Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> August 9, 2012

Middle-Income Demographic Continues to Face Challenges in Retail

Hofkin, Daniel
 Daniel Hofkin joined William Blair & Company, L.L.C., in 2005 and specializes in hardlines and specialty retail. Previously, he worked at RBC Dain Rauscher Inc. covering consumer and business services companies. Mr. Hofkin was recognized in the Financial Times/StarMine World's Top Analysts listing as the number one stock picker in specialty retail for 2011. He earned a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA in accounting and finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, graduating with high honors. Profile
TWST: You cover hardline retailers?

Mr. Hofkin: Yes, I cover hardlines retailers and specialty retailers.

TWST: What are the most important trends in the hardline and specialty