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Florida Business Newsmakers in 2011

These business people were exceptionally notable during the past year.

Florida Trend Staff | 12/28/2011

CEO, HSN, St. Petersburg

Mindy Grossman
[Photo: HSN]
No Drop in this Shop
HSN — formerly Home Shopping Network — still runs second to QVC in the TV shopping game, but CEO Mindy Grossman has made the company competitive by injecting a heavy dose of style, taste and energy. This year's financial results continued to build on Grossman's success since taking over in 2006 — even as other retailers continue to struggle, HSN continues to post impressive results. Through three quarters of 2011, HSN's sales grew 7% over the previous year to more than $2.2 billion. Grossman had previous successful stints at Polo Ralph Lauren and Nike.

— Mark R. Howard

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