Anna's Linens Hires Tony Sullivan as Head of Store Operations

- Company Growth Drives Expansion of Operational Infrastructure -

Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET from Anna's Linens

    COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Anna's Linens, a leading
 Southern California-based retailer of Home textiles, today announced the
 appointment of Tony Sullivan to the newly created position of Vice
 President, Store Operations.
     Mr. Sullivan brings significant retail experience to Anna's Linens
 including 20 years at Foot Locker where he rose through the company in
 progressively more senior positions in sales and operations. Most recently
 Mr. Sullivan was Vice President of Operations for Foot Locker, Kid's Foot
 Locker, and Footaction where he oversaw operations for more than 2,000
 stores and 14,000 associates.
     Among his many accomplishments at Foot Locker, Mr. Sullivan was
 instrumental in developing training programs and instituting performance
 reporting metrics and sales incentive programs company wide. During his 20
 year tenure, Mr. Sullivan was the recipient of numerous sales performance
 awards including District Manager of the Year, Manager of the Year and #1
 Dollar Gain VP for several years consecutively. Mr. Sullivan holds a
 Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Sierra Nevada College, Reno,
     Scott Gladstone, Chief Operation Officer for Anna's Linens said, "We
 are delighted to have an executive of Tony's caliber join the Anna's senior
 management team. Tony's talent and leadership will be instrumental in
 supporting our goals for growth, including new market development. His
 depth of experience will be an important asset as we strive toward
 operational excellence."
     About Anna's Linens
     Anna's Linen Company is a specialty retailer of high quality, value
 priced domestic and home furnishings, including bed linens, window
 coverings, bath accessories and other home decor items. As of November 1,
 2006, it operated more than 240 stores in 17 states.

SOURCE Anna's Linens