Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> June 7, 2001
TWST: What macro considerations are shaping your expectations for 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
retailing in general over the next 12 months?
Mr. Klinefelter: Clearly there has been a lot of strength in the