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BACKSTORY for Kohl’s Retail Fixtures: The Kohl’s Corporation is an American department store retailing chain. The first Kohl’s store was a corner grocery store opened in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1927 by Maxwell Kohl. The company’s first department store opened in September 1962  British American Tobacco Company took a controlling interest in the company in 1972, and in 1979, the Kohl family left the management of the company. A group of investors purchased the company in 1986 from British-American Tobacco and took it public in 1992. Kohl’s is the second-largest department store by retail sales in the United States.

The company is headquartered in the Milwaukee suburb of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, operating 1,162 stores in 49 states. Kohl’s is America’s largest department store chain by the number of stores as of February 2013—surpassing its biggest competitor, J.C. Penneyin May 2012. In 1998, it entered the S&P 500 list, and is also listed in the Fortune 500 (#146 in 2012). The chain was the 20th-largest retailer in the United States in 2013 in terms of revenue. As of 2013, Kohl’s was the second largest U.S. department store company by retail sales.

Maxwell Kohl, who had operated traditional grocery stores since 1927, built his first supermarket in 1946, the first in what would become a southeastern Wisconsin chain known as Kohl’s Food Stores. In 1962, after building Kohl’s Food Stores into the largest supermarket chain in the Milwaukee area, Kohl opened his first department store, Kohl’s Department Store, in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He positioned Kohl’s between the higher-end department stores and the discounters, selling everything from candy to engine oil to sporting equipment.

In 1972 the British-American Tobacco Company‘s U.S. retail division, BATUS Inc., bought a controlling interest in Kohl’s Corporation, which at the time operated 50 grocery stores, six department stores, three drug stores and three liquor stores. The Kohl family, led by Allen and Herb Kohl, continued to manage the company. The family left the management in 1979, and Herbert Kohl became a United States Senator and owner of the Milwaukee Bucks. The firm then expanded Kohl’s presence from 10 to 39 stores in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. The grocery stores were sold to A&P in 1983, operating under the name Kohl’s Food Store, and later Kohl’s Food Emporium. In February 2003, A&P put the Kohl’s Food Stores up for sale, as part of an effort to reduce debt. In 2003, A&P closed all Kohl’s Food Stores locations.

A group of investors led by the senior management, purchased the company consisting of 40 department stores, in 1986. The company added 27 more stores over the next two years. In 1988, the chain acquired 26 locations from Chicago-based MainStreet, gaining several stores in Chicago’s suburbs, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and parts of Michigan. Kohl’s completed its initial public offering on May 19, 1992 and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol KSS.

During the 2000s, Kohl’s expanded nationwide to have a presence in 49 states. Building from 76 stores in the Midwest in 1992, Kohl’s expanded into California in 2003 with 28 new stores, the Pacific Northwest in 2006 with 10 new stores, and the Southeast with 43 new stores opening between 2005 and 2008.

To raise money to repurchase its stock and open new stores, Kohl’s sold its credit card division in 2006 to J.P. Morgan Chase for $1.5 billion. In 2011, Kohl’s replaced Chase with Capital One as their private credit card processing partner for an undisclosed sum.

In 2007, Kohl’s began selling a diffusion line from designer Vera Wang called Simply Vera. Since then, it has also sold diffusion lines from other high-end designers including Narciso Rodriguez and Peter Som.

Newsweek magazine ranked Kohl’s 18th out of 500 overall and first in its industry in its 2009 “Green Rankings”, an examination of 500 of the largest corporations on their environmental track records. Newsweek remarked that Kohl’s had the largest solar power program of any retailer globally, it pursues green building certification, and over 78 locations in six states have solar panels. In 2008, Kohl’s started to sell reusable shopping bags.

In 2012, Kohl’s was awarded 62.5 million dollars in tax credits the same year from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The retailer was to create 3,000 jobs with the funds, but only created 473. In the same year, Kohl’s requested financing from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin to finance the building of a new headquarters in the municipality. Kohl’s received 2 million dollars, the first of five installments that would equal a total payout of 12 million dollars, and then backed out of the transaction.

In 2015, Kohl’s opened a test store built around selling only returned, yet as new clothing, home goods, jewelry, and accessories. The store, called Off Aisle by Kohl’s, will sell items at a marked down price, and all sales from the store will be final.

Kohl’s uses a “racetrack” aisle that circles the entire store, a technique borrowed from discount stores. In 2011, Kohl’s announced plans to remodel 100 of its 1,100 locations. Changes included redone store sections, fitting rooms, and newer merchandise displays.[39] In 2012, a consumer investigation by CBS News discovered that Kohl’s had engaged in the practice of marking up products in the weeks before a sale in order to make products appear as if they were being sold at discounted prices and artificially inflating the amount of the price mark-down.

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For Kohl’s Retail Fixtures see…

Hempz Herbal Moisturizer Massed
Keurig Coffee Department Overhead Sign
Kohl’s Shelf-Top Dinnerware Trestle Display
” Kohls KitchenAid Colorful Mixer Island
” Slimline No Smoking Cigarette Butt Receptacle
Girlfriends Modeled Hand-in-Hand At Kohl’s
Just Do It, Nike Athleisure Merchandising
Under Armour Perforated Metal Branding
Under Armour Debossed Metal Branding
J-Hook for Jewelry and Plastic Slatwall
Conical Base Fashion Jewelry Display Triplet
Gaiam Athleisure Yoga Lifestyle Duality
Gaiam Athleisure Bar-Mount Display J-Hooks
Tek Gear Athleisure Lifestyle Duality
Tek Gear Athleisure Bar-Mount J-Hook Display
” Godiva Chocolate Header Merchandising

Follow Chaps by Ralph Lauren merchandising at…

Chaps 3-Button Henley Shelf Display
Chaps Chino Slacks Shelf Display
Chaps Twin-Upright Table-Top Sign
Chaps Apparel Crossroads Merchandising

Follow Izod Retail Merchandising at…

Izod Slacks Eye-level Style Menu
Izod Jeans Display Island
Izod Slacks Display Billboards Henleys
Izod Swing-Flex Golf Slacks Display
Izod Swing-Flex Golf Slacks Benefits
Izod Everyday Shirt Hang-Tag Branding
Izod Everyday-Saturday Shirt Collection
Izod Branded Sidewall Outfitting
Izod Planet and People Matter Pledge
Izod Shelf-Top Sweater Selections
Izod Real-Life-Comfort Lifestyle Sell
Izod Apparel Faceout Extender
Izod Apparel Department Branding In-Store

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Vera Wang displays and merchandising at…

Vera Wang B&W Purse Display
Vera-Wang Skinny Jean Selection Specials
Vera-Wang Branded Clothes Hangers
Simply-Vera-Wang Mass Merchandising
Simply-Vera-Wang Introductory Proposition

Follow Kohls Nine West Merchandising at…

Twin Nine West Trestle Table Display
Nine West Perimeter Merchandising Display
Nine West Mannequin Parade Display
Nine West Hang Tag Branding

Follow Sonoma merchandising and displays at…

Sonoma Goods For Life Branding
Sonoma Jean Style Summary Sign
Sonoma Jeans and Tees Island Display
Sonoma Jean Island Style Identifiers
Sonoma Good For Life Shorts Sign
Sonoma Everyday Crewneck Tee Sign
Sonoma Lauren Lane Limited Collection
Sonoma Everyday V-Neck Tee Sign
Sonoma Supersoft Tee Promotion Signage
Sonoma Sustainable Apparel Marketing
Sonoma Graphic Tee Promotion Signage
Sonoma Supersoft Polo Display Island
Sonoma Supersoft Tee Display Island
Sonoma Jean and T-Shirt Display  ”
Sonoma Goods-For-Life Departmental Positioning
Sonoma Goods-For-Life Display Tagline
Sonoma Wood Belt Form Display

Follow Kohl’s Fila Merchandising at…

Fila-Sports Running Apparel Racks
Fila-Sport Apparel Mannequin Display
Fila-Sport Apparel Lineup Showcase
Fila-Sport Bra Upright Display
Fila-Sport Bra Bar-Mount Faceout

Follow Kohl’s Adidas Zoe Saldana merchandising at…

Adidas Cool Sportwear Mannequin
Adidas Zoe-Saldana Apparel Rack
Adidas Zoe-Saldana Apparel Billboard
Adidas Zoe-Saldana Apparel Mannequin Display
Adidas Zoe-Saldana Shoe Museum Case  “

Follow Kohl’s Adidas S-Hook Outfitting at…

Adidas Square-Bar S-Hook Outfitting
Adidas Square-Bar S-Hook Use
Adidas Square-Bar S-Hook Naked

Follow Kohl’s Levi’s Merchandising Display at…

Levi’s Mannequin Double Branding Echo
Levi’s Jeans Floor-Graphic-Logo Welcome
Kohl’s Levi’s Tiered Jean Display
Kohl’s Levi’s Size And Style Insights
Kohl’s Levi’s Logo Bar-Hung Branding
Kohl’s Levi’s Logo Pipe-Hanger Mount

Follow Kohl’s Mannequin Displays at…

Death Star Happy Place Mannequin
Generations Family Sports Fan Mannequins ”
Under Armour Big And Little Branding
Tommy Hilfiger Mannequin’s Twin Display
Brick-Backed Champion Sportswear Mannequin
Levi’s Mannequin Double Branding Echo
Adidas Cool Sportwear Mannequin
Nine West Mannequin Parade Display
Fila-Sport Apparel Mannequin Display
Adidas Zoe-Saldana Apparel Mannequin Display

Follow Kohl’s Active Lifestyle Merchandising at…

Shapewear Bottoms Fashion Lineup at Kohls
Fluorescent Green Tek Gear Freestanding Display
Fluorescent Green Tek Gear Perimeter Display

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Fragrance and Cosmetics Display at…

No7 Complete Skin Care Display
Kohls Juicy Couture Fragrance Display
Kohls Juicy Couture Safer-Box Security
”  Kolh’s Electronic Anti-Theft Warning Sign
Lacoste Branded Safer-Box Anti-Theft
Freestanding Lacoste Fragrance Tower Display

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Polo Fragrance Display at…

Polo Red Shoplifter Safer-Boxes
Polo Red Rush Fragrance Anti-Theft
Freestanding Polo Red Rush Fragrance Tower
Freestanding Polo Red Fragrance Display

Follow Kokl’s Polo and Cross-Sell at…

What’s-New Polo Ralph Lauren Display
Hempz Herbal Moisturizer Massed

Follow Wrist Watch Merchandising at Kohl’s at…

Casio Timepiece Technology Display Detail
” Wrist Watch Display Triplets At Kohls
” Armitron Pro Sport Watch Display Detail
Wrist Watch Display Digital Signage at Kohls

Follow all Rachael Ray Cookware Displays at…

Create-Delicious Rachael-Ray Cookware Cart
Curvaceous Rachael-Ray Evo-Bottle Risers
Rachael-Ray Create-Delicious Countertop Display

Follow Kohl’s Ninja-Foodi Merchandising at…

Ninja-Foodi Hexagon Frying Pan Packaging
Ninja-Foodi Laser-Beam Frying Pan Display

Follow Kohl’s Burt’s Bees merchandising at…

Burts-Bees Festive-Flavors Lip-Balm Display
Burts Bees Gravity-Feed Lip-Balm Display
Burts-Bees Skin-Care Essentials Kit

Follow Kohl’s Digital Price Ticket fixtures at…

Kohls Table-Upright Digital-Price-Ticket Holder
Kohls Rack Edge-Hang Digital-Price-Ticket Holder
Kohls Table-Stand Digital-Price-Ticket Holder
Wrist Watch Display Digital Signage at Kohls
Kohl’s Upright Digital Price Ticket
Kohl’s Sloped Digital Price Ticket
Kohl’s Faceout Digital Price Ticket
Vera-Wang Skinny Jean Selection Specials

Follow Faceout and Hangrail Digital Price Tickets at…

Kohls Hang-Rail-Topper Digital-Price-Ticket Holder
Kohls Faceout Digital-Price-Ticket Holder
Kohls Sidesaddle Faceout Digital-Price-Ticket Holder

Follow Kohl’s In-Store Shopping Kiosk at…

Kohl’s More-Ways-To-Shop In-Store Kiosk
Kohl’s More-Ways-To-Shop In-Store Checkout
Kohl’s More-Ways-To-Shop In-Store Ceiling Sign

Follow Kohls on-site Mobile App advertising…

” Kohls Mobile App Sign Says Track Points
” Kohls Mobile App Sign Says Store All Savings
” Kohls Mobile App Sign Says Scan Barcodes

Follow this Kohl’s Gift Card Outfitting at…

Gift Card Convenience Assortment
Kohl’s Dual J-Hook Gift-Card Display
Kohl’s Gift-Card Slotwall J-Hook Design
Kohl’s Gift-Card Bar-Mount J-Hook Design
Central Gift Card Island Display
Gift Card Bar-Mount J-Hook Outfitting
Gift Card Island Endcap Design
Gift Card Slotwall J-Hook Outfitting

Follow Kohl’s Specialty Signing at…

Where Will You Save Today Navigation Sign
Something Exciting’s Happening Here Sign
Sephora Opens Soon Entry Announcement
Rewards Table-Top Sign Promotion
Kohls Free Amazon Returns In-Store
Messy Fitting Room Solution by Kohls

Follow Kohl’s hiring outreach at…

Store-Entry Table-Top Hiring Campaign
Kohls Text JoinMe Store Hiring Lawn Sign
” Kohl’s Fast Forwards Holiday Hiring

Follow Kohl’s CoronaVirus control strategies at…

Kohl’s Stop-The-Spread CoronaVirus Instructions
CoronaVirus Please-Stand-Here Floor Graphic
CoronaVirus Distancing Standards Stanchion Signing

Also see…

Kohl’s Kid-Friendly Soft-Sided Shopping Cart

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Kohl’s Retail Fixtures Index Page

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