Outlook For Softlines Retailers: Marcia Aaron – Pacific Growth Equities
MARCIA AARON is a Senior Research Analyst at Pacific Growth
Equities. She joined Pacific Growth from Deutsche Banc Alex.
Brown, where she was a managing director and followed specialty
apparel and hardlines retailers since 1994. She was named to The
Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street all-star analyst lists
in 1998, 1999 and 2000 for earnings estimates and in 2000 for
stock picking. Previously, she was a partner and the senior
retail analyst for Montgomery Securities from 1988 to 1994. Ms.
Aaron began her career on Wall Street with Robertson, Colman &
Stephens in 1987. She graduated from the University of Oregon
with a BA in Journalism. She is currently a Trustee for the
University and is a member of the Investment Committee. Profile
TWST: Could you tell us about your coverage of the softlines
Ms. Aaron: We cover American Eagle (AEOS), Abercrombie (ANF),
Bebe Stores (BEBE), Charlotte Russe (CHIC), Children's