Kohl’s Department Stores Opens Nine New Stores

  Kohl’s Department Stores Opens Nine New Stores

 Locations feature Kohl’s quality national and exclusive brands, exceptional
         value, shopper conveniences and commitment to the community

Business Wire

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- March 6, 2013

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) announces the grand openings of nine new
stores today, creating approximately 950 jobs nationwide and bringing the
company’s store count to 1,155 stores across 49 states. Locations opening
today include Decatur, Ala., Danville, Ill., Ames, Iowa, Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
Minot, N.D., Sherwood, Ore., Hermitage, Pa., Spring Township, Pa. and Denton,

This spring, Kohl's opens nine new stores across seven states, bringing the
company's store count to ...

This spring, Kohl's opens nine new stores across seven states, bringing the
company's store count to 1,155 stores across 49 states. (Photo: Business Wire)

“As Kohl’s continues to grow, investing in our stores remains a priority,”
said Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, president and chief executive officer.
“We are pleased to open nine new locations today and have plans to remodel 30
locations this year. Our stores provide an inspiring destination for customers
and reinforce our commitment to delivering an exciting shopping experience
through quality brands, exceptional value and convenience.”

Quality National and Exclusive Brands at Exceptional Values

Kohl’s stores andKohls.comallow customers to enjoy quality national and
exclusive brands at incredible savings. The company’s powerful brand portfolio
includes Simply Vera Vera Wang, Jennifer Lopez, LC Lauren Conrad, Marc
Anthony, Rock & Republic, Food Network, Bobby Flay, ELLE Contemporary
Collection, ELLE DECOR, Dana Buchman, Princess Vera Wang, Candie’s,FILA
SPORT, Mudd, Tony Hawk,daisy fuentes,Apt. 9, Chaps,Helix,Urban Pipeline,
SO, Jumping Beans, SONOMA life + style andCroft & Barrow.Kohl’s is also home
to national brands including Levi’s, Carter’s, Nike, Adidas, Bali,
Fisher-Price, Cuisinart, KitchenAid and more.This April, customers can enjoy
a new DesigNation collection from Derek Lam inspired by Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. DesigNation is Kohl’s limited-edition collection concept which
features fashions from premier designers based on international destinations.

Store Features

New Kohl’s locations opening today offer convenient store designs and features
including: updated checkout stations, newly designed shopping carts and
strollers, an expanded customer service area located at the front of the
store, Kohl’s Kiosks, electronic signs, Wi-Fi and upgraded fitting rooms with
lounges in Misses and Juniors. In addition, eight of the new stores were built
according to a prototype that received Leadership in Energy and Environmental
Design (LEED) certification at the Gold level from the U.S. Green Building
Council and will pursue LEED certification in the coming months. Features of
Kohl’s LEED stores include use of more than 20 percent recycled and 20 percent
regionally sourced (by cost) building materials, use of cool white ENERGY
STAR-rated roofs and water-efficient landscaping and plumbing fixtures, among
many other attributes.

Community Commitment

Kohl’s has a longstanding commitment to making local communities happier,
healthier, greener places to live and work. The company’s philanthropic
program, Kohl’s Cares®, includes the Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise program,
the Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteer program, the Kohl’s Cares
Scholarship Program, the Kohl’s Cares fundraising gift card program,
partnerships with more than 160 hospitals nationwide and Kohl’s Cares:
Advancing Environmental Solutions. For more information about these programs,
visit www.Kohls.com/Cares and www.KohlsGreenscene.com.

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 growth and
remodel projections. Kohl's intends forward-looking terminology such as
“believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “anticipates,” “plans,” or
similar expressions to identify forward lookingstatements. 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/A,
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

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 operates1,155stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than$231million
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,join the discussion on Facebook
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Kohl’s Media Relations:
Jen Johnson, 262-703-5241
Kristen Cunningham, 262-703-7863
Kohl’s Investor Relations:
Wes McDonald, 262-703-1893
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