MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2015--
Jaffray (NYSE:PJC), a leading investment bank and asset management
firm, is scheduled to host its 35th annual Consumer Conference, June
9-10, 2015 in New York.
Industry participants and investors will hear from nearly 75 of the
industry’s highest profile retailers, footwear, apparel, accessories,
home, beauty, restaurant, food processing and distribution, and
leisure/entertainment companies. The conference is expected to draw more
than 800 attendees.
“Our goal at each Consumer Conference is to cover a variety of topics
and how they are evolving and will continue to evolve, particularly with
the growing Millennial generation. This year, we will be focusing on how
to attain the highest level of engagement with consumers, how to harness
the progress of restaurant and food service channels, and how companies
can continue to drive market share in these segments,” said Michael
Cox, director of Piper
Jaffray equity research. “Due to last year’s success of the onsite
food demonstrations, we will be hosting five cooking and
foodservice-oriented demonstrations from five different presenting
The conference presentation formats include multi-company panel
discussions, fireside chats and keynote speakers. With the release of
the 27th semi-annual Piper Jaffray Taking Stock with Teens
survey in April, the Millennial panel will provide a strong draw for the
conference: “A group of Millennials will share their views on key
consumer trends; what’s hot and what’s not among this sizeable and
influential generation,” said Steph Wissink, senior research analyst at
Conference keynote speakers include:
Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President, Research & Knowledge
Group, National Restaurant Association
Kermit Baker, Sr. Research Fellow, Joint Center for Housing
Studies of Harvard University
Mike Ullman, CEO, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)
Marvin Ellison, President & CEO-Designee, J.C. Penney (JCP)
Company and investor participation in the conference is by invitation
only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Piper Jaffray
representative. Research-related media inquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
All other media inquiries should be directed to Pamela Steensland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information as of May 18, 2015. Subject to change.
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management firm headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the
U.S. and in London, Hong Kong* and Zurich. Securities brokerage and
investment banking services are offered in the United States through
Piper Jaffray & Co., member NYSE and SIPC, and in Europe through Piper
Jaffray Ltd., authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct
Authority. Asset management products and services are offered through
three separate investment advisory affiliates registered with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission: Advisory Research Inc., Piper
Jaffray Investment Management LLC and PJC Capital Partners LLC.
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