Hancock Fabrics' Kirk leaves helm in trusted hands

Howell, Debbie
January 2005
DSN Retailing Today;1/24/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p54
Trade Publication
The article reports that Hancock Fabrics Inc., the fourth-largest retailer in the specialty hobby and craft segment, will enter a new phase in leadership next month with the hiring of ceo Jane Aggers to replace Larry Kirk, who has held that position for the past eight years. Aggers, 56, most recently worked as a retail consultant and prior to that spent 24 years with Jo-Ann Stores. At Jo-Ann, she served as chief marketing, merchandising and supply chain officer, a job that entailed leading strategic initiatives, product development, merchandising, sourcing, supply chain management and communication of the Jo-Ann brand.


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