Kevin Mansell

Despite Sales Slip, Kohl’s Beats Q1 Profit Expectation

Jennifer Lopez at a preview showing of her collection for Kohl's this week.

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corp. reported today that its first quarter profit fell 4.5% but the nation’s third largest department … [Read more...]

Holiday Markdowns Sting Kohl’s Q4 Results, Outlook Disappoints

Kohl's Spring Break promotion: the department store expects

Menomonee Falls, WI—Stung by higher markdowns during the holiday season, Kohl’s Corp. reported Wednesday a lower fourth quarter … [Read more...]

January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts


New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Post Christmas Shoppers

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]

Sandy Dampens November Comp Store Sales Reports

Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship Fifth Avenue store boarded up and closed as Hurricane Sandy crashed into the New York metro area on Oct. 29.

New York—Thankfully, many U.S. retailers reported today that their holiday shopping seasons, particularly since Thanksgiving, are … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Profit, Sales Edge Up; Narrows Outlook


Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s today posted weaker-than-expected third quarter earnings, but predicted that its heavy investment in … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q2 Sales “Disappointing”


Menomonee Falls, WI—Blaming a slowdown in sales, Kohl’s Corp. today reported its second quarter profit fell 19.7% but forecast … [Read more...]

A “Volatile” June Makes for Disappointing Sales Comps

Retail Sales

New York—A combination of bad weather mixed with “stagnant” macroeconomic pressures created a recipe for a disappointing June at … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q1 Profit Sinks on Low Price Initiative

Kohl's recently premiered a Authentic Icon, a collection based upon the hit TV series "American Idol"

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s reported today that its first quarter profit was off 23% due mostly to a lower pricing strategy the … [Read more...]

April Retail Comp Sales: Worst in 2 Years

Retail Sales

New York—After better-than-expected comparable store sales results in February and March, April disappointed. In fact, comparable … [Read more...]

March Retail Gets Boost from Easter Sales

Easter Shopping

New York—While last month may have been the warmest March in more than 50 years, what really helped lift March retail sales were … [Read more...]

A Holiday Sales Slump Hurts Kohl’s Q4 Profit

Rock and Republic at Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s reported today that its fourth quarter profit dipped nearly 8% as its holiday sales slumped. Analysts … [Read more...]