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Kloppenburg, Janet
Janet Kloppenburg is President of JJK Research. Ms. Kloppenburg is a well-known specialty retail analyst who served 18 years on Wall Street's sell side. There, she developed extensive knowledge and expertise of the retailing industry. Ms. Kloppenburg has a proven track record on delivering timely and pertinent research and analysis, which has been instrumental to the investment decisions of her clients. Ms. Kloppenburg became a stock analyst after being trained as a buyer for a major New York City department store where she gained invaluable insights into the inner workings of a major retail operation. Moreover, this experience was the avenue that helped her to begin to develop her well-honed industry perspective, which she draws upon to continually evaluate industry trends. Profile
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TWST: Let's start, if you would, with an overview of your research focus and stock coverage universe.

Ms. Kloppenburg: I've been around a long