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Kirkland’s, Inc. is a retailer that sells furniture, gifts, home décor, accessories, and textiles. It has more than 434 stores spread across 37 states in America. It also runs an e-commerce website and has its headquarters in Brentwood, Tennessee. 

History

Kirkland’s was started in 1966 by Robert and Carl Kirkland. The two started selling home accessories in Jackson, Tennessee at low prices. They traveled across the world looking for special pieces that they could sell back home. Slowly, the retail store grew from a simple gift shop to a budget-friendly accessories store. By September 2018, the retail chain had more than 405 stores in 36 states. 

Kirkland’s appointed Steve Woodward as CEO in September 2018. Woodward took over from interim CEO Mike Cairnes. Robert Kirkland was a well-known funder of Discovery Park of America, a fun park and museum based in Union City, Tennessee. 

Kirkland’s was originally focused in the Southeast. Today, it has grown beyond the region. The growth was fueled by the realization that the company could be successful in many cities and new locations if it added more designs and styles. 

Customers fell in love with the styles and prices, leading to expansion and continuous growth. Kirkland’s surrounds itself with people who work hard to grow the company one store at a time. 

Business Directions

Kirkland’s boasts of a wide selection of merchandise including candles, picture frames, garden accessories, artificial floral products, lamps, mirrors, framed art, and accent rugs. There are also plenty of gifts and seasonal merchandise that can be bought on special occasions. 

Kirkland’s, Inc. should not be confused with Kirkland Signature. The latter is a private-label brand that was introduced in 1992 by Costco. It was named after Kirkland, Washington where Costco’s headquarters were located. It specializes in the sale of clothing, food, beauty products, organic supplements such as wild-caught salmon and grass-fed beef, paper goods, and sporting goods. 

Key Facts

Every year, Kirkland’s conducts special promotions and events whose proceeds are channeled to Camp Charley. This is a camp dedicated to children suffering from different illnesses in Scottsville, Kentucky. The company’s previous philanthropic projects include involvement in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and the promotion of CD, a holiday-inspired activity that benefits Habitat for Humanity. 

Mission and Vision

Kirkland’s works hard to provide consumers with everything that they need to create inspirational living spaces. The company also believes in promoting inspirational lives. It partners with organizations that help to inspire and create warm emotions that a good home would provide. 

FAQ

Is Kirkland’s a franchise? 

Kirkland’s is a public company that is governed by a board of directors. It does not offer franchises. 

Can you order online from Kirkland’s?

Yes. Kirkland offers a wide assortment of products online. Some of the products are only available on Kirklands.com and aren’t available in stores. Also, not all products offered by Kirkland’s are available online. This is due to limitations of size, shipping, and restrictions in inventory.  

What do they sell at Kirkland’s?

Kirkland’s mainly deals with home décor, wall décor, unique gifts, and furniture.  

Typical Hours of Operation

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Locations: 385 locations in 41 states and 342 cities.

Categories

  • Home Decor
  • Home Furnishings
  • Department Stores

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