Kohl's becomes the first retailer to be named a Green Power Partner of the Year for the third consecutive year.
Calling assortment planning "probably the biggest initiative we have in the next two years," Kohl's CEO Kevin Mansell revealed during a recent conference call that the department store retailer would be rolling out a new assortment planning tool with "our technology partner SAS. "We've talked at length about the need to improve how we tailor our merchandise more appropriately by market so that it's on target to the customer that lives in that market," he added. "A lot of that has to do with having the right tools for our merchants and planners to use so that job becomes
Menomonee Falls, Wis. -- Kohl’s Corp. reported Thursday that profit for the quarter ended Oct. 29 rose 20% to $211 million, compared with $176 million in the year-ago period. The retailer cited cost cuts and strong demand for exclusive brands for the strong performance, which matched Wall Street expectations. “The launch of our Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony brands during the quarter met our aggressive sales plans,” said Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s president and CEO. “We expect our collection of powerful brands supported by significant marketing investments, especially in broadcast and digital media, to deliver a strong holiday season.” Revenue
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Jennifer Lopez' and Marc Anthony's split had little impact on sales of their respective brands at Kohl's, which reported its third-quarter results Thursday. According to Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, president and CEO, "the launch of [the] Jennifer Lopez and Mark Anthony brands during the quarter met [the company's] aggressive sales plans." Kohl’s reported third quarter diluted earnings per share increased 40% to 80 cents. Net income for the quarter increased 20% to $211 million, compared with $176 million (57 cents per diluted share) a year ago. Net sales were $4.4 billion, an increase of 3.8%
Kohl's is the nation's favorite fashion retail chain, according to an annual consumer survey conducted by Market Force Information, a provider of customer intelligence solutions. This is the third year in a row that Kohl's has earned the top spot.
The retailer aims to have 300 total LEED certifications by the end of next year and more than 500 by 2015.
Kohl's is celebrating the grand opening of 30 new stores, bringing approximately 4,000 new jobs across 20 states. “We are pleased to be in a position to create thousands of jobs, as Kohl’s continues to focus on growing market share in a challenging economy,” said Kevin Mansell, Kohl's chairman, president and chief executive officer.
New York City -- Kohl’s said it has notified the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it is delaying filing its second quarter filing as its deals with previously reported errors in its accounting for both store and equipment leases. As a result of these and other less significant accounting corrections, Kohl's expects to record additional property and financing obligations on its balance sheet. The company said it doesn't expect the corrections to have an impact on the net increase or decrease in cash and cash equivalents reported. Kohl's said it expects to file the results for the second