Kohl’s Department Stores Opens West Coast IT Office

  Kohl’s Department Stores Opens West Coast IT Office

New location will support Kohl’s omnichannel strategy and continued growth of

Business Wire

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- April 29, 2013

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS) today announced the opening of a new
information technology (IT) office in Silicon Valley. The 52,000 square-feet
of office space at 620 N. McCarthy Blvd. in Milpitas, Calif., will be an
extension of the IT team at the company’s Menomonee Falls, Wisc., corporate
office and will initially host more than 30 Kohl’s associates with the
potential to accommodate future growth. Associates at the new location will
support Kohl’s online sales growth and strategic focus on omnichannel
initiatives, including process automation and the replatforming of Kohls.com.
Kohls.com continues to experience tremendous growth – reaching $1.4 billion in
sales last year following three consecutive years of more than 40 percent
annual growth.

“We know consumers are seeking a seamless experience and instant access to
information whether shopping online, on their mobile device or in store,” said
Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “We
have made significant investments in our IT and ominchannel initiatives to
ensure we have the platforms, technology and tools to allow customers to shop
when they want and from where they want. We are excited to have a presence in
one of the country’s leading technology hubs and increased proximity to our
partners and talent on the West Coast who can help bring our initiatives to

In addition to the new West Coast IT office, Kohl’s continues to expand its
operations to support its long-term growth across all of its corporate
facilities, including the main Menomonee Falls, Wisc., headquarters, New York
design office and Santa Monica, Calif. design office. The company also
continues to invest in its store base with 12 new stores and 30 remodels
planned for 2013. Professionals interested in career opportunities with Kohl’s
are encouraged to visit KohlsCareers.com for more information and a current
list of available positions.

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
(http://www.facebook.com/kohls) or Twitter (http://twitter.com/Kohls)or get
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