Kirkland's, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIRK) announced today that Todd Weier, Senior
Vice President of Logistics, plans to leave the Company.
Todd Weier stated, "I believe that it is the right time for my departure
and that my mission in the company has been largely accomplished. I am
proud of our team's many achievements over the years and the logistics
infrastructure we've established. I have enjoyed working with great
people at Kirkland's for more than 11 years, and I look forward to
continuing those relationships. I look forward to new challenges and the
opportunity to spend more time on personal pursuits."
Robert Alderson, Kirkland's President and Chief Executive Officer,
noted, "We want to thank Todd for his valued service and all of his many
contributions to our successful logistics program. We wish him the very
best. We have begun a search for a new logistics leader, and I'm pleased
that Todd has agreed to work with us during this transition."
About Kirkland's, Inc.
Kirkland's, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is a specialty retailer of home
décor in the United States. Although originally focused in the
Southeast, the Company has grown beyond that region and currently
operates 319 stores in 35 states. The Company's stores present a broad
selection of distinctive merchandise, including framed art, mirrors,
candles, lamps, picture frames, accent rugs, garden accessories and
artificial floral products. The Company's stores also offer an extensive
assortment of gifts, as well as seasonal merchandise. More information
can be found at www.kirklands.com.
Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in
this release are forward-looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may
cause Kirkland's actual results to differ materially from forecasted
results.Those risks and uncertainties include, among other
things, the competitive environment in the home décor industry in
general and in Kirkland's specific market areas, inflation, product
availability and growth opportunities, seasonal fluctuations, and
economic conditions in general.Those and other risks are more
fully described in Kirkland's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on
April 18, 2013.Kirkland's disclaims any obligation to update any
such factors or to publicly announce results of any revisions to any of
the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events
W. Michael Madden, 615-872-4800
President & CFO
Corporate Communications, Inc.