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Kirkland's

Chain of home decor stores.

Headquarters:
2501 McGavock Pike, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37214
Employees: 3,667
CEO: Robert Alderson
Stock Symbol: KIRK

Website: http://www.kirklands.com

Career Site

Kirkland's, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is a leading specialty retailer of home d├ęcor in the United States. Although originally focused in the Southeast, the Company has expanded beyond the region and currently operates 287 stores in 28 states.

Kirkland'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 stores also offer an extensive assortment gifts, as well as seasonal merchandise.

The company expects to open 22-27 new stores this year and close 10-12 stores.

In fiscal 2009, Kirkland's reported revenues of $406.1 million and net income of $34.5 million.

History

Kirkland's Home was co-founded in 1966 by Chairman Emeritus, Carl Kirkland. The first store opened in Jackson, TN, and the company has grown steadily since. The company went public in 2002.

Updated October 1, 2010