Joel Mintz, 59, remembered
February 12, 2001,
WEEHAWKEN, NJ -Services were held last week for Joel Mintz, vp, Domestications, who died at the age of 59.
Steve Goldberg, president of Hanover Direct's catalog business, which includes Domestications, called Mintz "a highly regarded and skilled merchant. He had a great knack and talent for recognizing winning product. He had an enormous sense of energy and a great sense of fun and zest."
Dick Tate, president of the Fingerhut catalog, worked with Mintz for almost 10 years. "Joel was a great merchant and a real character. He enjoyed life a lot and had a lot of passion for what he did. I'll miss the guy," he said.
David Hochberg, vp, public affairs, Lillian Vernon, echoed that feeling. "It's a tremendous loss. I loved that guy. He was a knowledgeable expert on the marketplace and a wonderful man to work with. He had a good merchandising style and a good management style."