October 27, 2016 3:48 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Brookstone Inc.

Company Overview

Brookstone, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Retail, e-Commerce, and Alternative Distribution. It sells various technology products, such as audio products, mobile solutions, headphones, and digital media products; wellness products comprising massagers, eComfort, massage and comfort chairs, and sleep solutions; travel products, including in-flight comfort, travel lifestyle, mobile charging, and mobile accessories; and home products consisting of home lifestyle, outdoor, entertainment, and holiday/seasonal products. The company operates full-year stores, seasonal stores, and kiosks; and offers ...

One Innovation Way

Merrimack, NH 03054

United States

Founded in 1965





Key Executives for Brookstone Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Vice President of Operations
Director, Chairman of Compensation Committee, Member of Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer of OSIM International
Age: 57
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Brookstone Inc. Key Developments

Macy’S Introduces Brookstone to Stores Nationwide

Macy’s introduced Brookstone to macys.com and stores nationwide, offering innovative gift ideas this holiday season; Brookstone Cat Ears Headphones, $99.99. Brookstone products are designed to do amazing things in surprising ways and make everyday moments more interesting for music and massagers, toys and tech, gadgets, gizmos, gear and gifts. For those who like to stand out in a crowd, quirky Cat Ear Headphones are the perfect way to enjoy music privately, or through the cat ear speakers when sharing songs with friends. Big Blue Party indoor-outdoor speakers are wireless, weatherproof and deliver exceptional, omnidirectional sound. The Nap Massaging Wrap uses soothing vibration and ultra-soft fabric to bring neck massage to a whole new level, while the Towel Warmer ensures no one ever has to step out of the shower in the cold again. Additional Brookstone products available at Macy’s include: 6-in-1 Tool Pen: $14.99; 5-in-1 Gardener’s Tool: $24.99; Snackman Motion-Sensing Snack Dispenser: $39.99; Auto Emergency Tool and Flashlight: $19.99; Grill Alert Bluetooth Cooking Thermometer: $69.99; Big Blue Mini Wireless Travel Speaker: $49.99 Wireless Mobile Projector: $299.99; Flight Force Stunt Drone: $59.99; Original Sånd by Brookstone: $19.99 and Aperto Auto-sensing Wine Opener: $39.99. Macy’s will carry more than 30 Brookstone items in store and online at macys.com, priced from $14.99 to $299.99, beginning in mid-October.

Brookstone, Inc. Hires Steven Goldsmith as Chief Executive Officer and President

Brookstone Inc. announced that it has hired Steven Goldsmith as Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Goldsmith brings to the company more than 25 years of success in retail, merchandising and marketing, and will lead the company's continued expansion in product development, U.S. and China-based retail stores, and wholesale partnerships. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Goldsmith served as President of The Shopping Channel, from 2012 to 2016. He was Executive Vice President, Merchandising at Sears Canada Inc. from 2011 to 2012. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Limited Brands Direct, where he led the marketing, merchandising, and eCommerce for Victoria's Secret Direct and Bath & Body Works Direct from 2007 to 2011.

Ariana Grande Teams Up with Brookstone Inc to Release its Own Wireless Cat Ear Headphones

Brookstone Inc. announced that it will release limited edition Ariana Grande Cat Ear Wireless Headphones. The wireless headphones feature cat ear-shaped speakers on top of the headband and customizable color-changing accent lighting on both the earcups and cat ear speakers. The Ariana Grande Edition will have a brilliant chrome finish and be available for $149.99 in company stores and at Brookstone.com in time for Christmas. Preorders may be placed online starting September 20, 2016.

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