Kirkland's Announces Resignation of Todd Weier

  Kirkland's Announces Resignation of Todd Weier

Business Wire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- February 19, 2014

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.

Forward-Looking Statements

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 or
developments.

Contact:

Kirkland's, Inc.
W. Michael Madden, 615-872-4800
Senior Vice President & CFO
or
Corporate Communications, Inc.
Tripp Sullivan, 615-324-7335
 
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