Ken Clark
Editor in chief

Home Channel News editor in chief Ken Clark is an eleven-year veteran of Lebhar-Friedman Inc. and was executive editor of Chain Store Age magazine before being promoted to his new position in June 2006.

 

A graduate of Indiana University, Ken’s 19-years of journalism experience includes nearly a decade of covering the retail industry. He began his career as a news reporter in the Caribbean for the BVI Beacon, and later joined the staff of the St. Croix Avis, in the U.S. Virgin Islands. More recently, his work in the retail field has been recognized by Lebhar-Friedman’s Blue Chip Award for Distinguished Journalism.

 

His editorial column on the business of the home channel appears each month in Home Channel News.

 

Ken lives in Metuchen, N.J., with his wife and two children.

Articles by this author:

  • Fri May 22 2015

    A chief customer officer analyzes the brands and the categories behind a strong season of selling. 

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  • Wed May 20 2015

    Commando Lock Company’s IC3 Tactical is the ultimate defense against bolt cutters. And it’s Made in the USA.

  • Tue May 19 2015

    Multiple new member programs highlight the co-op’s May Market in Indianapolis.

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  • Mon May 18 2015

    The co-op's fast-paced May Market Merchandising Preview ran the spectrum from Hershey bars to 3-dimensional printers.

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  • Mon May 18 2015

    A fast-moving, fast-changing lumber business includes opportunities to expand and diversify, says Gary Nackers.

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  • Mon May 18 2015

     A new retail-focused program attempts to capture more of a $500 billion industry.

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  • Mon May 11 2015

    Eco Building Products described the move as “amicable,” and in harmony with its focus on Coating Service Only business. 

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  • Tue May 05 2015

    Two retailers and a home improvement industry icon received their Golden Hammers Tuesday night during a customer-centric running of the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony.

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  • Fri May 01 2015

    A presentation during the National Hardware Show will examine how retailers can better reach out and communicate with different generations.

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  • Fri May 01 2015

    The 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 list once again includes Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Do it Best Corp.

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Blogs by this author:

  • On Thursday afternoon, it was announced to the entire company of Lebhar-Friedman, publishers of Home Channel News, that one of our colleagues had died suddenly and unexpectedly.

    Dave Stewart was 51 years old. He was a salesman for HCN’s sister publication Chain Store Age. It is impossible to adequately celebrate any life with an appropriate degree of eloquence and reverence. But it can be helpful for the writer. So here it goes.