Rogers Media Appoints Steven Goldsmith as President of The Shopping Channel
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 Team.
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
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
Media Contact: Andrea Goldstein,email@example.com; t.
416.935.5962, c. 647.801.4394
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.
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