Shoe Carnival, Inc executives discussed the company's growth strategy and announced executive promotions at the annual meeting of shareholders last week. In his remarks, chairman J. Wayne Weaver said: "Over the past three quarters, we have regained the sales and earnings momentum we enjoyed from 1996 to 1999. After three years of record sales and profits, the company struggled through a disappointing first half of 2000 only to rebound in the second half with outstanding sales and earnings.