PRESS: The New Pink Pump, a Family Business


Kelly and Vincent Kirkwood, a metro Detroit couple to re-open Pink Pump, a shoe and clothing store, just in time for Christmas.

Late last year the door to all four Pink Pump locations closed leaving room for the Kelly and Vincent Kirkwood to resurrect the brand by purchasing the intellectual property rights and opening a brick and mortar in West Bloomfield Michigan. The couple shares a collegiate background and a passion for entrepreneurship. Kelly, former school principal knows her way in and out the classroom and what it means to be lead by example. Kelly was determined to own her own business and eager to purchase Pink Pump as a way to continue to influence confidence and beauty amongst women. “ I was proud to be an advocate and voice for high school students and to help cultivate tomorrow’s leaders. For that very reason, I became an entrepreneur,” said Mrs. Kirkwood. “I am the mother of a one-year-old girl; it is my job to empower, celebrate and build my daughter’s confidence and leave a legacy she can be proud of.” [...] READ MORE