Garden Ridge Promotes Execs

October 2004
Home Textiles Today;10/18/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that Garden Ridge Corp. has promoted Jack Lewis to chairman and Steven Higgins to president as part of its turnaround. Lewis had been chief executive officer. Higgins joined the retailer in May as senior vice president and general merchandise manager. Garden Ridge, which has been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy since February, also said it signed five more lease amendments with landlords. The retailer said it experienced a slight decline in September sales but improved its gross margin by 0.2 percent.


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