Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS) is an American department store chain headquartered within the Milwaukee suburb of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, working (as of February 2009, 1,004 shops in forty eight states. In 1998, it entered the S&P 500 checklist, and can also be listed within the Fortune 500 (#135 in 2010). The chain was the twenty fourth-largest retailer in the USA in 2008 by way of income.
Though some places are in enclosed buying malls, the vast majority of shops are free-standing.
Kohl’s operates in another way from conventional malls, like Macy’s or Nordstrom. Essentially the most noticeable distinction is that Kohl’s shops have centralized checkout aisles, the place a single line is used for examine-outs.
Kohl’s additionally makes use of a “racetrack” aisle that circles all the retailer, a way borrowed from low cost shops however hardly ever utilized in malls.
In 2011, Kohl’s introduced plans to transform one hundred of its 1,a hundred areas. Modifications will embrace redone retailer sections, becoming rooms, and newer merchandise shows.
Kohl’s shops function nationally acknowledged model-identify merchandise, unique labels, and personal-branded items, nearly the identical merchandise combine as conventional shops. The shops promote quite a lot of items, akin to attire, sneakers, and equipment for ladies, youngsters and males, and residential merchandise corresponding to small electronics, kitchen electrics, electrical shavers, toothbrushes, vacuums & flooring care, bedding, toys, and baggage.