Don't Tell Kohl's There's A Slowdown

Despite a cooling economy, the chain is expanding like crazy

Consumers may be retrenching, but Adrianne Erwin says the great deals and ease of shopping at the year-old Kohl's stores in Dallas keep her coming back. At Christmas, she dropped $500 there on clothing, shoes, and housewares. "Since I've found Kohl's, it's the only place I shop," says the 28-year-old quality assurance manager, who used to patronize J.C. Penney and Foley's. "I can't help it."

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