TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Keith Pelley, President of Rogers Media
Inc., today announced the appointment of Steven Goldsmith as President
of The Shopping Channel, effective immediately. Goldsmith reports to
Pelley and serves as a key member of the Rogers Media Senior Leadership
Goldsmith is responsible for overseeing the multiplatform retail
strategy of The Shopping Channel and leading all operational elements
of the business, including core merchandising, e-commerce and mobile
merchandising, on-air production, cable operator alliances, customer
care, logistics, warehousing and the National Distribution Centre.
"Steven has an incredibly deep understanding of retail merchandising,
what customers want, and how to deliver it," said Pelley. "He has
demonstrated outstanding instincts and prowess in strategically
leveraging both traditional and newer digital platforms to drive
results at leading North American retailers. Steven is a natural fit
to lead the evolution of The Shopping Channel."
A seasoned retail and merchandising executive, Goldsmith has nearly 25
years of experience. Prior to joining The Shopping Channel, Goldsmith
was Executive Vice-President, Merchandising, Apparel and Accessories at
Sears Canada Inc., where he was responsible for style, trend direction,
and overall merchandising for a variety of women's, men's and
children's products. Prior to that, he served for four years as
Executive Vice-President, Limited Brands Direct, where he led the
marketing and merchandising, web expression and web support for
Victoria's Secret Direct and Bath & Body Works Direct.
Goldsmith spent the first decade of his retail career at the May
Department Stores company at the Lord & Taylor, Filene's, and Foley's
divisions, in merchandising roles in menswear, jewellery, watches,
cosmetics, and fragrances. He has also worked for other leading North
American brands, including Amazon, and ShopNBC.
The Shopping Channel
Headquartered in Mississauga, ON, The Shopping Channel is a leading
interactive, multi-channel retailer, offering a vast assortment of
exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. As one of
Canada's most innovative and diversified retailers, The Shopping
Channel incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and
industry leaders to provide a unique shopping experience, where
customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewellery,
Home/Lifestyle, Fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. The Shopping
Channel is a division of Rogers Broadcasting Limited (a subsidiary of
Rogers Media Inc.) Learn more at theShoppingChannel.com.
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.
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