President & CEO, Brookstone
Steven Goldsmith was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Brookstone Inc. in June, 2016. Mr. Goldsmith brings to Brookstone more than 25 years of success in retail, merchandising and marketing across multiple distribution platforms including internet, catalogue, department stores, television, retail, and wholesale. Mr. Goldsmith is leading Brookstone during a time of expansion into domestic and international retail markets and increased product development.
Prior to joining Brookstone, Mr. Goldsmith served as President of The Shopping Channel, Canada’s leading multi-channel retailer, 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.
Throughout his career, Goldsmith has held leadership positions for major brands, including Amazon, SmartBargains (now RueLaLa), and ShopNBC, where the eCommerce business increased six-fold over the two-year period he was there. After graduating in 1988 from The State University of New York, Albany, Goldsmith joined the May Department Stores Company, spending the first decade of his retail career in the Lord & Taylor, Filene’s, and Foley’s divisions.