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Kohl’s Department Stores Reveals Black Friday Deals Earlier than Ever – Available for Preview on Kohls.com Today – Sale

  Kohl’s Department Stores Reveals Black Friday Deals Earlier than Ever –
  Available for Preview on Kohls.com Today – Sale Event Includes More than 500
  Early Bird Specials and $15 Kohl’s Cash for Every $50 Spent

Shoppers can purchase Black Friday deals online starting on Wednesday, Nov. 21
                 and in Stores at 12 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23

   Cyber Monday and Cyber Week deals include 20 percent off every Kohls.com
    purchase and free shipping Saturday, Nov. 24 through Tuesday, Nov. 27

Business Wire

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- November 13, 2012

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today revealed its full “Operation: Black
Friday” sales event circular on Kohls.com, allowing customers to preview Black
Friday deals earlier than ever. Kohl’s Black Friday sales event offers
unprecedented value to all customers with more incredible savings
opportunities than ever before and more ways to shop and share the best offers
of the season. Kohl’s customers can shop the more than 500 Early Bird specials
available on Kohls.com starting on Wednesday, Nov. 21, Kohl’s earliest
offering of Black Friday deals ever, and in stores starting at 12 a.m. on
Friday, Nov. 23. All Kohl’s shoppers will earn $15 Kohl’s Cash for every $50
spent in store or online, with no earn limit, during the “Operation: Black
Friday” sales event. Savings continue with Cyber Monday and Cyber Week deals
on Kohls.com, including 20 percent off and free shipping for all purchases.
During the holidays, every Kohl’s shopper will also have the chance to win a
dream shopping experience with the “Dream Receipts”* program, in which Kohl’s
is picking up the tab for one winner in every store, every day, from Friday,
Nov. 23 through Monday, Dec. 24. To make even more holiday dreams come true,
Kohl’s will also donate $1 to Toys for Tots, up to $500,000, for every new
person who “Likes” Kohl’s Facebook page between Nov. 23 and Dec. 24.

“We know that consumers want to create a dream holiday for themselves and
their families, but also need to stay within their budget, so Kohl’s is
delivering great gift options and unprecedented value,” said Kevin Mansell,
Kohl’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Our Black Friday
sales event is providing deeper savings opportunities and inspiring shopping
experiences in store, online and through mobile devices. We believe the
combination of exceptional savings and customer-friendly policies and
conveniences serves as an important point of differentiation and positions us
well this holiday season.”

Kohl’s “Operation: Black Friday” Sales Event – Great Giftables at
Unprecedented Values

Whether in store or online, Kohl’s is offering exceptional values on great
giftables throughout the Operation: Black Friday sales event, making Kohl’s
the smart choice for savvy shoppers with big holiday dreams. Just in time for
Black Friday, Kohl’s will have free WiFi available at all store locations.
Adding to the excitement of the 12 a.m. opening in Kohl’s stores, customers
can also participate in the company’s first “Operation: Black Friday” Twitter
Sweepstakes. Customers can submit a TwitPic of themselves in line atKohl’s at
12 a.m. for a chance to win a $100 Kohl’s e-gift card. See Official Rules**
for details.

Black Friday – Early Bird Deals

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 13, Kohl’s customers can preview the company’s
“Operation: Black Friday” print ad on Kohls.com, revealing incredible value
with more than 500 Early Bird specials. Early Bird specials available at
Kohls.com starting on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and in stores at 12 a.m. on Friday,
Nov. 23. include:

  *$34.99: Misses Apt. 9 cashmere sweater. Reg. $125
  *Save 20 – 50 percent on select electronics

       *$89.99 (after $30 mail-in rebate): Polaroid 8” Android tablet. Reg.
         $199.99
       *$49.99: Vivitar 16.1 MP camera. Reg. $129.99

  *Save 50 percent on entire in-store stock of toys from Fisher-Price,
    Playskool, Little Tikes, Barbie, Disney Princess, Hot Wheels, Matchbox,
    Nerf, Tonka, Crayola, Play-Doh, Dollie & Me and Step 2.

       *$19.99: Fisher Price Imaginext Pirate Ship, Barbie Volkswagen Beetle,
         Tonka Vintage Steel Mighty Dump Truck, Barbie & Walking Tawny, Fisher
         Price Ready Steady Ride On, Mr. Potato Head Super Spud, Dollie & Me
         18" Doll and Play-Doh Activity World. Reg. $39.99 - $59.99

  *Save an extra 20 percent on all in-store fine and sterling silver jewelry
    already 55-60 percent off

       *$49.99: 1/4 ct T.W. diamond bangles. Fine silver plated. Reg. $200
       *$69.99: Crystal earrings made with Swarovski elements and sterling
         silver. Reg. $225
       *$79.99: 1/5 ct T.W. diamondsolitaireearrings. Reg. $250

Additional ways to save:

  *Kohl’s Cash: From Nov. 21 through Nov. 25, earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash for
    every $50 spent, with no earn limit, in store or online – it’s like
    getting paid to shop! Redeem Kohl’s Cash from Nov. 26 through Dec. 3.
  *There are no brand exclusions when using offers like Kohl’s Cash or Kohl’s
    Charge card discounts.
  *Shopping Pass: From Nov. 21 through Nov. 25, save an additional 15 percent
    on everything in store and online (when Kohl’s Charge card customers use
    their Kohl’s Charge.) Subject to credit approvals; terms apply.

Saturday and Sunday – Savings Continue through the Weekend

On Saturday, Nov. 24, Kohl’s stores will be open from 6 a.m. to midnight, with
Night Owl specials this year from 3 p.m. to midnight. Shoppers will continue
to enjoy exceptional values and Early Bird offers.

Cyber Monday and Cyber Week – More Savings at Kohls.com

This year, shoppers will also experience more days to save at Kohls.com than
ever before with Cyber Monday deals starting early on Saturday, Nov. 24 and
extending through Tuesday, Nov. 27, including 20 percent off entire Kohls.com
purchases and free standard shipping on any online purchase.

Dream Receipts – Kohl’s is Picking Up the Tab for One Winner in Every Store,
Every Day from Nov. 23 – Dec. 24

To delight customers and provide a dream shopping experience this holiday
season, Kohl’s is launching the “Dream Receipt” program, picking up the tab
for one winner every day, from Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, in every store and
Kohls.com. A Kohl’s shopper will be picked at random every day in every one of
Kohl’s 1,146 stores across the country and on Kohls.com. Kohl’s will pay for
each winner’s entire purchase. In the spirit of making dreams come true,
Kohl’s is giving each winner an additional transferable promotional gift so
that they can help “pay it forward” by giving it to someone else for this
holiday season. Over the 32-day period, Kohl’s will reward more than 36,500
Dream Receipt winners! See Official Rules* for details.

The Season of Giving -- Kohl’s Gives $500,000 to Toys for Tots

To continue the spirit of paying it forward, the Dream Receipt program will
not only make Kohl’s shoppers’ dreams come true, but will also help deliver
happy holidays to deserving kids. For every new person who “Likes” Kohl’s
Facebook page from Nov. 23 – Dec. 24, Kohl’s will donate $1 to Toys for Tots,
up to $500,000. With a long-standing commitment to kids’ health and education
initiatives nationwide, Kohl’s is excited to have Kohl’s Facebook fans show
their support in providing a more enjoyable holiday for kids by helping the
company give to Toys for Tots. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots
Program collects new, unwrapped toys to distribute as Christmas gifts to
children in need so they may experience the joy of the holiday season.

Kohl’s Dream Saving Opportunities, Policies and Customer Conveniences

From the stores to the Web to mobile devices, Kohl’s customers will enjoy a
dream shopping experience with incredible gifts at unprecedented values and
customer-friendly policies and conveniences which include:

Unbeatable Savings Opportunities

  *Kohl’s Cash® – During Kohl’s Cash promotions, all shoppers get $10 Kohl's
    Cash for every $50 spent (in store or online), with no earn limit, that
    can be used toward future purchases in store or on Kohls.com – good on all
    brands and sale prices. It's like getting paid to shop! For the Operation:
    Black Friday sale event, Kohl’s Cash is increased to $15 for every $50
    spent, with no earn limit, that can be used toward a purchase from Monday,
    Nov. 26 – Monday, Dec. 3.
  *Night Owls and Early Birds – During special hours, Kohl’s offers the
    lowest prices of the week on select items or categories.
  *Kohl’s Charge – Kohl’s Charge customers receive a number of exclusive
    benefits. In addition to getting extra savings on their first purchase,
    shoppers also receive Pick-Your-Day shopping passes and special event
    discounts throughout the year.
  *Only-at-Kohl’s Brands – Kohl’s powerful brand portfolio includesSimply
    Vera Vera Wang, Jennifer Lopez collection, LC Lauren Conrad, Marc Anthony
    collection, Rock & Republic, Food Network, Bobby Flay, ELLE Contemporary
    Collection, ELLE DECOR, Dana Buchman, Princess Vera Wang, Candie’s, Mudd,
    Tony Hawk, Apt. 9, Chaps, Jumping Beans and SONOMA life + style.Kohl’s is
    also home to national brands including Levi’s, Carter’s, Nike, Adidas,
    Bali, Fisher-Price, Cuisinart, KitchenAid and more. Customers can enjoy
    the launch of DesigNation, Kohl’s limited-edition collection concept, with
    an exclusive line from designer Narciso Rodriguez.
  *Shoppers 60+ – Every Wednesday, Kohl’s shoppers age 60 and better will
    save an extra 15 percent on in-store purchases at Kohl’s stores
    nationwide.

Customer-Friendly Policies and Conveniences

  *A Hassle-Free Return Policy – Kohl’s return policy gives customers a
    quick, convenient and “no-questions-asked” experience. Customers returning
    merchandise with receipts or items purchased with Kohl’s Charge cards are
    eligible to receive full refunds or even exchanges, while customers
    without a receipt will receive a Kohl’s merchandise credit.
  *No Exclusions – There are no brand exclusions when using offers like
    Kohl’s Cash or Kohl’s Charge card discounts.
  *Kohls.com Holiday Gift Shop – Kohl’s has launched its online Gift Shop
    where customers can enjoy an inspiring and convenient online shopping
    experience. The Gift Shop features easy-to-shop categories to help gift
    givers find the perfect “dream” items for everyone on their lists.
  *Online List Builder – Shoppers are invited to use Kohl’s enhanced list
    builder to create customized shopping lists for all things on Kohls.com;
    manage those lists from their desktop, tablet or mobile device; and then
    share those lists through email or social channels. For the
    budget-conscious shopper, the new listing tool offers a real-time
    budgeting feature allowing users to set budgets before they create their
    lists and stay on track as they add items. For the first time ever,
    customers can also print their lists from Kohl’s Kiosks in store.
  *Kohl’s Kiosk – Buy, Save and Ship for Free – Kohl’s Kiosks located in all
    stores make it easy to shop with confidence. Customers can choose from an
    expanded assortment of styles, sizes, colors and merchandise that may not
    be available in stores. Additionally, Kohl’s offers free standard shipping
    in the U.S. on items ordered from in-store kiosks.
  *Gift Cards – To provide shoppers with an easy, convenient gift option,
    gift card centers will be located near check-outs and will offer an
    expanded assortment of holiday and everyday gift card styles, as well as a
    variety of accessories and gourmet candies, including Godiva chocolates,
    to pair with gifts.
  *Free Gift Boxes – Kohl’s offers free gift boxes in a variety of sizes to
    make holiday gift wrapping easy.
  *Gift Registry – Kohl’s offers convenient gift registry options for life’s
    special occasions, including the Wedding Wishes gift registry, Little Ones
    baby registry and Special Days personal registry. For more information,
    visit Kohls.com/Registry or visit your local Kohl’s store.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including planned
operational and promotional activities, technological enhancements and
initiatives and staffing plans. Kohl's intends forward-looking terminology
such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "anticipates,"
"plans," or similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Such
statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause
Kohl's actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the
forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not
limited to those described in Item 1A in Kohl's Annual Report on Form 10-K,
which is expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may
periodically be described in Kohl's filings with the SEC.

About Kohl’s Department Stores

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused,
value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced,
exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home
products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to
environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates 1,146stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than$208million
for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares^® cause
merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and
information, or for the added convenience of shopping online,
visitwww.Kohls.com,or join the discussion on
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/kohlsor Twitterhttp://twitter.com/Kohls.

* No Purchase Necessary.Open only to legal U.S. residents, 18 or older. See
Official Rules available in store or atwww.kohls.com/dreamreceipt. Void in
Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.

** No Purchase Necessary. Sweepstakes ends 11/23/12 at 2:59 a.m. CST. Open
only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. and D.C., 18 years of age or older.
Limit one (1) entry/person/sweepstakes period. See Official Rules
athttp://oak.ctx.ly/r/16jvfor full details including eligibility
restrictions, conditions & limitations. Void where prohibited.

Contact:

Vicki Shamion, Kohl’s
262-703-1464
Vicki.Shamion@Kohls.com
or
Jen Johnson, Kohl’s
262-703-5241
Jen.Johnson@Kohls.com
 
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