Kohl's Will Launch Lopez/Anthony Line Despite Divorce
July 19, 2011

Jennifer Lopez's representatives confirmed the singer/actress remains committed to launching a clothing line at Kohl's with soon-to-be ex-husband Marc Anthony. Lopez's publicist Mark Young said the launch in September "will proceed as planned." Young called the Lopez line "distinctive" and said it represents style in an accessible way.

Waiting for Easter Deals Could Have Hurt March Sales
April 6, 2011

March sales at retail chains are expected to fall modestly, held back by the combination of a later Easter and higher gasoline prices. Department stores such as Kohl's are expected to post the biggest declines after tallying huge gains a year earlier, when consumer demand picked up steam and shoppers bought spring clothing.  

Smaller Retail Sales Growth Seen in October
November 8, 2010

Same-store retail sales for October were up 1.7 percent, a smaller increase compared to the gains in September with 2.8 percent and 2.3 percent in October 2009, according to Kantar Retail's monthly report of 31 U.S. retailers.

Respect the Shopper!
November 1, 2010

The advent of new technologies has forever changed the way consumers shop. Today, consumers routinely research, purchase, ship and return products across all 
channels. They're using mobile devices, phones, websites, email, stores and catalogs in whichever combination is the most convenient for them.

Christmas Shopping Starts Now For Retailers
November 1, 2010

NOW that Halloween is done, Madison Avenue is embarking on the mad dash to Dec. 25. The sluggish economy is raising the stakes for the Christmas shopping season. Some retailers and marketers, worried that uncertainty among shoppers might increase as the weeks go by, hope to pull demand forward by moving up the start of their pitches.

Kohl's Wins Green Power Award
October 25, 2010

Kohl’s Department Stores was recognized Wednesday with its second Green Power Partner of the Year honor at the Green Power Leadership Awards held in Portland, Ore., as part of the annual Renewable Energy Markets Conference.

Kohl's Continues its Environmental Sustainability Push at its Retail Stores
September 22, 2010

Kohl’s is expanding its solar program into Pennsylvania, it revealed last week as it activated its 100th solar array. On average, each project will comprise 1,400 panels and have the ability to provide nearly half of each store’s electricity supplies — the equivalent of enough power for 36 homes.

U.S. Retail Sales Up in June
July 8, 2010

Same-store sales, excluding Walmart, saw a 3.2 percent gain in June, up from May's 2.7 percent increase, according to Retail Forward's monthly report for 31 retailers. Last month's increase also topped June 2009's 4.7 percent decline, evaluated without Walmart. "The June results are positive, but the recovery in retail sales will be challenged in the coming months as long as doubts grow among shoppers," says Frank Badillo, senior economist at Retail Forward. "And it's clear that the news from the Gulf to Europe is starting to affect the outlook among shoppers." Among the biggest gains: Nordstrom (14.1 percent), Zumiez (10.9