MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
(Piper Jaffray) Senior Softlines Retail Analyst Jeff Klinefelter will appear
on "Wall Street Week with Fortune" Friday, Nov. 22 on PBS at 8:30 p.m. CT.
Klinefelter will be discussing the outlook for retail companies this holiday
season. In addition, he will be sharing information from his fourth "Taking
Stock with Teens" tour, a national study conducted twice a year with high
school students across the country.
"Jeff's unique and proprietary research has gained national attention over
the last several years as an important source of information for investors
interested in consumer stocks," said Robert Peterson, head of Equity Research
at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray. "'Wall Street Week with Fortune' reaches a
large investing audience and we believe that audience will be interested in
Jeff's research and opinion."
Klinefelter joined the U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Equity Research
Department in 1997 as a research analyst on the consumer team. He follows
retail companies, focusing on softlines retail, mass merchandising and multi-
channel commerce. Prior to joining U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, Klinefelter
worked for Universal Asset-Based Services, Inc., performing asset evaluations
for commercial lending institutions. He also worked at Target Stores for six
years in various merchandising, operations and strategic planning positions,
including working in inventory management for multiple merchandise divisions
(including apparel) and managing a staff of merchandise analysts in one of the
Klinefelter has a bachelor of arts degree from St. Olaf College in
Northfield, Minn., and a masters of business administration degree from the
University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
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