Piper Jaffray to Host 34th Annual Consumer Conference

05/29/2014 | 01:58:03 PM

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2014-- Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and asset management firm, is scheduled to host its 34th annual Consumer Conference, June 10-11, 2014 in New York.

Industry participants and investors will hear from 70 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.

“This year’s conference will cover a broad range of themes including the ever increasing role of mobile and digital channels to better engage with consumers, innovation in restaurant and food concepts providing new avenues of growth, and the role of a global footprint to drive market share,” said Michael Cox, director of Piper Jaffray equity research. “We will also be introducing a layer of real-time consumer experiences through live food demonstrations for four of our presenting restaurant companies.”

Insights and perspectives will be gleaned through panel discussions, fireside chats and keynote speakers. Participants will meet senior executives and have the opportunity for one-on-one and group meetings. Conference keynote speakers include:

  • Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President, Research & Knowledge Group, National Restaurant Association
  • Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer, HSN, Inc. (HSNI)
  • Steve Sadove, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Saks Incorporated and Chairman of the National Retail Federation
  • Jeff Fromm, Author of “Marketing to Millennials” and Executive Vice President of Barkley

Company and investor participation in the conference is by invitation only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Piper Jaffray representative. General and research-related media inquiries should be directed to analystmediarelations@pjc.com. All other media inquiries should be directed to Pamela Steensland at pamela.k.steensland@pjc.com.

Information as of May 29, 2014. Subject to change.

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