From gift shop to now home décor leader, Kirkland’s Inc. was founded in 1966 and is a specialty retailer of home décor in the United States. Currently, they operate 434 stores in 37 states as well as an e-Commerce enabled website, www.kirklands.com. The company’s stores present a broad selection of distinctive merchandise, including framed art, mirrors, candles, lamps, picture frames, accent rugs, garden accessories and more that produced over $600 million in net sales.
The retailer’s e-commerce website, kirklands.com, hosts more than 12,000 products that are available for online purchases. Kirkland’s is achieving sales growth by expanding collections that address more of their shoppers’ needs and expanding marketing channels to touch more of their core customer base and pull in Millennial shoppers. They have built a solid omni-channel platform to address the large, dynamic market for home décor retailing.
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