Buy online, pick up in-store capabilities are being rolled out to all of Kohl's nearly 1,200 stores this spring after a successful 100 store pilot program during the holidays. And that's just the beginning of the digital initiative the company has planned. The addition of pick up in-store to Kohl's omnichannel offering puts the retailer on equal footing with others in the industry that have recognized in-store pick up has quickly become a basic expectation shoppers have of retailers that operate physical stores. 

They were both reared in cold Midwestern towns: Steinhafel in Milwaukee and Johnson in Edina, Minn. They both worked at Target: Steinhafel joined the Minneapolis-based retailer in 1979 as a merchandising trainee, and Johnson had been the chain's vice president of merchandising until he left in 2000. They both suffered an economy that continues to impoverish retail customers.

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How retailers are educating staff, customers to drive cheese sales. » Read more: Kitchenware retailer relocates to larger space in Madison, Wis. » Read more: Who Needs the Web? Mobile devices are changing shopping. Here's how to be ready. » Read more: Top Stories » Headlines » Retailing Aug 09, 2012 Same-store sales at Macy’s Inc. are up 3 percent vs. last year, according to the department store operator’s quarterly earning report. Sales in the second quarter totaled $6.118 billion, up 3 percent from total sales of $5.939 billion in the second quarter of 2011. On

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