Rogers Media Appoints Steven Goldsmith as President of The Shopping Channel

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 
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. 
Media Contact: Andrea Goldstein,andrea.goldstein@rci.rogers.com; t. 
416.935.5962, c. 647.801.4394 
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc. 
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