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:

  • Mon Apr 27 2015

    The recent Home Improvement Research Institute spring conference was the last for Dennis Neumann, HIRI board president.

     
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  • Fri Apr 24 2015

    With the announcement of its ProBuild acquisition still reverberating through the industry, Builders FirstSource reported first-quarter gains in sales, gross margin and adjusted EBITDA.

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  • Thu Apr 23 2015

    Orlando, Florida -- There have been some ambitious presentations at Home Improvement Research Institute conferences in the past, but few have plunged the depths of the art and science of human decision making like Michelle Adams' dive into neuroscience.

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  • Fri Apr 17 2015

    As it makes plans to right-size the organization, PPG Industries announced net sales from continuing operations were up 1% to $3.662 billion.

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  • Fri Apr 17 2015

    Former Tractor Supply CEO James Wright has taken a seat on the Cabela's board of directors.

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  • Wed Apr 15 2015

    The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) applauded the introduction of the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act and The Employee Privacy Protection Act, legislation aimed at curbing what it calls “the harmful effects” of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s ambush elections ruling.

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  • Wed Apr 15 2015

    Wall Street appears to love the Builders FirstSource-ProBuild deal. One observer asks: Will customers love it, too?

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  • Fri Apr 10 2015

    Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to rise 8% this month over the same time last year as West Coast ports continue to recover from a backlog of cargo that built up before a tentative new labor agreement was signed.

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  • Wed Apr 08 2015

    Some old favorites will be in new locations directly on the Show floor at this year's National Hardware Show, held May 5-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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  • Wed Apr 08 2015

    The 2015 Golden Hammer Award for the Decking category goes to Trex.

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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.