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Kohl’s Q1 Net Falls 15 Percent; Sets “Greatness Agenda”


MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-In a quarter in which the company failed to achieve its sales goals, Kohl’s posted first-quarter net income of $125 million, down 15 percent from a year ago. Net sales fell 3.1 percent to $4.1 billion, including a decrease in same-store sales of 3.4 percent in the quarter, which ended on May 3.More »

Kohl’s Keys on “Yes” in New Campaign

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MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-Kohl’s has debuted a new branding campaign centering on the word “Yes”—“a philosophy that has been part of the company’s DNA for decades,” according to a Kohl’s statement. The campaign includes television commercials which began running yesterday. It also encompasses in-store materials and visuals on the company’s website (kohls.com) and throughout all broadcast,More »

Brennan, Kohl’s Chief Merchant, Resigns

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MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-Donald Brennan, Kohl’s chief merchandising officer, has resigned and will leave his post on April 1. The resignation was the subject of a filing on Monday by the retailer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing gave no reason for Brennan’s departure, but did say Kohl’s and Brennan have entered intoMore »

Kohl’s Net Down 11.6 Percent in Q4

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MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-With sales lagging for both the fourth quarter and the fiscal year, Kohl’s turned in an 11.6 percent fall in net income for its fourth quarter, to $334 million, and a decline of 9.8 percent in fiscal-year net income, to $889 million. Net sales in the quarter slipped 2.6 percent to $6.1 billion,More »

Record to Succeed Hannah as J.C. Penney CFO


PLANO, Texas-Edward Record has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of J.C. Penney. Record will succeed Ken Hannah on March 24. Hannah will stay on as the retailer’s financial chief “to ensure a smooth transition,” according to a J.C. Penney statement. The statement did not comment on Hannah’s future plans. Record willMore »

Kohl’s Q4 Comps Drop 2 Percent


MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-Same-store sales for Kohl’s in its fiscal fourth quarter were down 2 percent, according to a preliminary statement on the company’s financial results for the quarter. The statement said Kohl’s managed a 0.8 percent gain in same-store sales for the combined November-December period. However, January sales turned up less than expected due toMore »

Kohl’s Net Falls 17.7 Percent in Q3


MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-Declines in both sales and margins pressured Kohl’s bottom line to a 17.7 percent shortfall, totaling $177 million, in its fiscal third quarter ending on Nov. 2. Net sales were down 1 percent to $4.4 billion, including a drop of 1.6 percent in same-store sales. Gross margin was off 64 basis points toMore »

Rick Zugel of DKB Dies

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SHEBOYGAN, Wis.—Rick Zugel, director of sales at DKB Household, passed away on Nov. 10. He was 63. Zugel spent his career in housewares sales, most recently with DKB Household and previously with Wilton Products, the Sunbeam Corporation, Mirro Company (a division of Newell Rubbermaid), Regent Sheffield LTD and Regal Ware, Inc. A graduate of theMore »