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Retail
Kirkland’s President Departs, To Close 27 Stores

Kirkland’s has mutually parted ways with president and chief operating officer, Michael Cairnes. Woody Woodward, the company’s CEO, will add the role of president and will oversee operations in addition to his ongoing responsibilities across merchandising and marketing.

Retail
Kirkland’s Appoints Woodward CEO

Kirkland’s has appointed Steve Woodward as chief executive officer. Woodward, who is currently president and chief merchant of Crate & Barrel, will join Kirkland’s and the board of directors effective October 22, 2018.

Retail
Kirkland’s Unveils New Store Concept

Kirkland’s has reopened its Brentwood, TN, location at 1624 Galleria Blvd. after a month-long closure for remodeling. The new, reimagined store design has been planned to provide shoppers with design and décor inspiration, the company said.

Financials
Kirkland’s Q2 Same-Store Sales Drop

Softer store traffic had a negative impact on Kirkland’s second quarter results. While overall sales were up slightly, the home product specialty retailer reported a drop in comparable store sales for the three month period ended August 4.

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