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Irene hits department stores in August; Macy’s still beats Street, Kohl’s and J.C. Penney fall short
September 6, 2011

New York City -- Macy’s reported that its same-store sales rose 5% in August, beating estimates. The retailer said sales would have been higher by 1.5% points without the impact of Hurricane Irene. Industry analysts had warned that the storm would impact department stores and specialty retailers the most as consumers focused on buying generators and other emergency and recovery items versus back-to-school and discretionary products. Macy’s said that its sales also were hurt by about 130 Irene-related store closings, But the chain said sales over the past three days have been strong and it expects Irene’s negative effect

Kohl’s Department Stores Donates $250,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Hurricane Irene Relief Efforts
September 2, 2011

At Kohl's, we're always making headlines. Below is the full version and PDF of our most recent press release. You will also find our five most recent releases on the right. To view all of the releases from the several years, visit our s. Kohl’s Department Stores Donates $250,000 to the to Support Hurricane Irene Relief Efforts MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., September 1, 2011 – (NYSE: KSS) today announced a $250,000 cash donation toward Hurricane Irene relief efforts. Kohl’s is providing this donation to the , which is delivering much-needed emergency supplies and services in the hurricane-impacted areas ...

Kohl's On Track to Open 31 Stores as Profits Rise
August 16, 2011

Kohl's Corp. reported that profit for the quarter ended July 30 rose 17 percent to $303 million, compared with $260 million in the year-ago period. The retailer cited tightened cost controls and success of store-label brands for the improved performance, and has raised its full-year guidance.

Kohl's Advancing Toward $1B E-Commerce Goal
August 16, 2011

Kohl's set itself a simple, elegant goal for fiscal 2011: $1 billion in e-commerce sales. The department store retailer is on track to reach that goal, with $171 million in e-commerce sales during Q2, a 36% increase over the same period last year. Kohl's has also brought a third e-commerce fulfillment center, located in Maryland, online to support the peak 2011 holiday season. "With the amount of [sales] increase we have and from many objective numbers I've seen, our online business is growing much faster than the overall industry online business," said Kohl's CEO Kevin Mansell during a recent

Kohl's Q2 profit up 17%, on track to open 31 stores
August 15, 2011

Menomonee Falls, Wis. -- Kohl's Corp. reported Thursday that profit for the quarter ended July 30 rose 17% to $303 million, compared with $260 million in the year-ago period. The retailer cited tightened cost controls and success of store-label brands for the improved performance, and has raised its full-year guidance. Kohl’s said it is on track to open an additional 31 stores this year, as well as remodel another 15 stores next month. The company opened nine and remodeled 85 stores in the first half of the year. Revenue for the second quarter rose 3.6% to $4.25 billion, missing

Kohl's names new board member
August 11, 2011

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Kohl's announced that its board of directors has elected John Schlifske as a new board member, effective immediately. He has been elected to a term expiring at Kohl's 2012 annual shareholders meeting and will be eligible for re-election by Kohl's shareholders at that time. He will initially serve on the board of directors' governance and nominating committee. Schlifske is chairman and CEO of Northwestern Mutual. He was appointed CEO effective July 1, 2010 and chairman effective Aug. 1, 2010. He is also a member of the Northwestern Mutual board of trustees. Kevin Mansell, Kohl's chairman,

Kohl's Corporation Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
August 11, 2011

At Kohl's, we're always making headlines. Below is the full version and PDF of our most recent press release. You will also find our five most recent releases on the right. To view all of the releases from the several years, visit our s. Second Quarter Diluted Earnings per Share Increases 30% over prior year. Raises Annual Diluted Earnings per Share Guidance to $4.45 to $4.60 from $4.25 to $4.40 MENOMONEE FALLS, WI … August 11/BUSINESS WIRE/Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Kohl’s Corporation today reported results for the fiscal periods ended July 30, 2011 ...

Kohl's Teams Up With Fila to Fight Breast Cancer With Style
August 2, 2011

Kohl's is helping customers take a stand against breast cancer with Fila Sport's athletic merchandise designed exclusively for the Kohl's Cares cause merchandise program. One hundred percent of the net profit donated to support the fight against breast cancer.

Kohl's Awards Youth for Volunteer Efforts
July 28, 2011

Kohl’s announced that it's awarded 10 students a total of $10,000 in scholarship money for post-secondary education. In addition to the scholarships, Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization of each winner’s choice.

Target Tops List of Retailers With the Best Consumer Perception
July 22, 2011

Target, Kohl's and J.C. Penney ranked highest among discounters in consumer perception in the first half of 2011, according to YouGov BrandIndex. The company interviews 5,000 people each weekday from a representative U.S. population sample, more than 1.2 million interviews per year. Here's YouGov’s Retail Buzz scores for discounters in the first half of 2011: Target (33.9), Kohl's (29.5), J.C. Penney (23.9), Costco (23.3), Dollar Tree (16.2), Wal-Mart (15.7), Sam's Club (15.4), Big Lots (15.4) and Dollar General (13.8).