Garden Ridge comps jump
July 18, 2005-- Home Textiles Today,
HOUSTON -- Garden Ridge stated that June comp sales increased 9.9 percent over last year and gross margin dollars were up 6.2 percent.
For the fiscal year to date, comp sales are up 6.3 percent.“The response from customers to our seasonal offerings has been strong,” said Mary McNabb, CEO. However, she cautioned that July would more likely be a flat sales month based on calendar shifts and advertising changes.The company has also promoted Mark Pruitt to vice president of stores operations, distribution and logistics. He previously had responsibility for distribution and logistics and has 18 years of experience with Garden Ridge.