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CORPORATE AND FINANCIAL
When and where were you incorporated?
What is your ticker symbol?
When did you become a public company?
Where is your corporate headquarters?
How many employees do you have?
What is your year end?
What is the history of Kohl’s?
Where can I find more information about Kohl’s management?
Where can I find information about the various committees of Kohl’s Board of Directors?
How many stores does Kohl’s have?
Who are your independent auditors?
Where can I find more information online?
How do I contact Investor Relations?
Where can I find information about your next sales release, earnings release and other upcoming events?
When is your annual shareholders’ meeting and how can I attend?
STOCK OWNERSHIP
I am a current (or former) Kohl’s associate. How can I check the status of my Kohl’s stock in the Kohl’s Savings Plan or Kohl’s ESOP Plan?
Who do I contact with questions about my stock certificates -- replacing lost certificates, changing my address, changing the name on my certificates or transferring ownership?
Where can I learn more about direct stock purchase plans?
How can I eliminate duplicate mailings?
What is your history of stock splits?
Do you pay dividends?
What investment analysts follow Kohl’s?
CORPORATE AND FINANCIAL
When and where were you incorporated?
 Kohl’s Corporation was organized in 1988 and is a Wisconsin corporation.

What is your ticker symbol?
 Kohl's Corporation common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol KSS.

When did you become a public company?
 We completed our initial public offering on May 19, 1992, at $14.00 per share (before stock splits). After adjusting for stock splits, the initial price per share was $1.75.

Where is your corporate headquarters?
 Kohl's Department Stores
N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Phone: (262) 703-7000

How many employees do you have?
 We have approximately 140,000 associates. The number of associates varies during the year, peaking during the back-to-school and holiday seasons. None of our associates is represented by a collective bargaining unit. We believe our relations with our associates are very good.

What is your year end?
 Consistent with many other retail companies, our fiscal year ends on the Saturday closest to January 31.

What is the history of Kohl’s?
 The story of our company began in 1962 when Max Kohl opened the first Kohl’s Department Store in Brookfield, Wisconsin. At the time of our initial public offering in 1992, we operated 76 stores and annual sales totaled $1 billion. We currently operate approximately 1,200 stores in 49 states and have annual sales in excess of $18 billion. Additional details about our history can be found in our Fact Book.

Where can I find more information about Kohl’s management?
 Biographies of senior management are posted on the Kohl’s Executive Officers page of our Investor Relations website. Click on each executive’s name to see a biography of that executive.

Where can I find information about the various committees of Kohl’s Board of Directors?
 The charters for each of our Board of Directors committees can be found in the Corporate Governance section of the Kohl’s Investor Relations website.

How many stores does Kohl’s have?
 Kohl’s has approximately 1,200 stores in the U.S. Our historical store counts and square footage can be found in the Financial Information section of our Investor Relations website.

Who are your independent auditors?
 Ernst & Young LLP
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Where can I find more information online?
 Our website, www.Kohlscorporation.com, includes a great deal of financial information, including links to financial information (including monthly sales and earnings), historical sales and real estate information, a calendar of upcoming events, our periodic filings with the SEC and other investor information.

Click here for our Press Releases, SEC Filings, Online Investor Kit, Fact Book and Upcoming Events.

How do I contact Investor Relations?
 Email is the most efficient way to contact Kohl’s Investor Relations department. Requests for information and questions sent via email to Investor Relations are answered promptly. To submit your questions via email, write to investor.relations@Kohls.com. To reach our department by phone, please call 262-703-1440. Please visit the Contact Information section of our website for additional contact information.

Where can I find information about your next sales release, earnings release and other upcoming events?
 

Beginning in fiscal 2013, we no longer report monthly sales. We will report our sales results quarterly in conjunction with our quarterly earnings release.

Earnings for the first three quarters of the year are generally released on the second Thursday following quarter end. Earnings for the fiscal year are generally released on the fourth Thursday following quarter end.

For a listing of all upcoming events, please visit the Event Calendar section of our website.


When is your annual shareholders’ meeting and how can I attend?
 Our annual shareholders’ meeting is typically held in May. More specifics will be posted on our website (Event Calendar) as details become available.

STOCK OWNERSHIP
I am a current (or former) Kohl’s associate. How can I check the status of my Kohl’s stock in the Kohl’s Savings Plan or Kohl’s ESOP Plan?
 Current and former associates with inquiries about share holdings or profit sharing should contact our administrator, Aon Hewitt, at (888) 860-6167.

Who do I contact with questions about my stock certificates -- replacing lost certificates, changing my address, changing the name on my certificates or transferring ownership?
 Please contact our transfer agent:

Mail Requests:
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64874
St. Paul, MN 55164-0856

Certified/Overnight Mail:
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
1110 Centre Pointe Curve, Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55120-4100

Telephone:
1-800-468-9716 (US)
1-651-450-4064 (outside the United States)

An automated voice response system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Customer Service Representatives are available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday.


Where can I learn more about direct stock purchase plans?
 Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, our transfer agent, sponsors and administers a direct purchase plan for the shares of Kohl’s Corporation. This plan is designed to provide individual investors with a convenient, low-fee method to become Kohl’s shareholders. The plan provides shareholders who chose to participate the opportunity to reinvest their cash dividends to purchase additional shares of Kohl’s common stock, purchase additional shares, sell shares held in the plan, and more.
For information on the plan, please link to www.shareowneronline.com or contact Wells Fargo.

Mail Requests:
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64874
St. Paul, MN 55164-0856

Certified/Overnight Mail:
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
1110 Centre Pointe Curve, Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55120-4100

Telephone:
1-800-468-9716 (US)
1-651-450-4064 (outside the United States)

An automated voice response system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Customer Service Representatives are available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday.


How can I eliminate duplicate mailings?
 Corporate correspondence is automatically sent with other proxy materials to each registered Kohl’s shareholder. However, if you have more than one account registered in your name, you may be receiving multiple copies of our corporate mailings.

If you desire to eliminate some or all of the duplicates, contact Wells Fargo Shareowner Services (telephone (800) 468-9716) and request to consolidate your accounts. In addition, as an alternative to paper delivery, you may elect to receive your materials electronically by contacting Wells Fargo Shareowner Services.

What is your history of stock splits?
 Our stock split two-for-one on April 29, 1996, April 27, 1998 and April 24, 2000. The price of our stock before these splits was $69.38/share on April 29, 1996, $79.25/share on April 27, 1998 and $100.00/share on April 24, 2000.

Do you pay dividends?
 In February 2011, our Board of Directors approved our first quarterly dividend. Though subject to change, we currently expect to pay dividends on the last Wednesday of March, June, September, and December to shareholders of record on the second Wednesday of these months.

The payment of future dividends, if any, will be determined by our Board of Directors in light of existing business conditions, including our earnings, financial condition and requirements, restrictions in financing agreements and other factors deemed relevant by our Board of Directors.

What investment analysts follow Kohl’s?
 A list of the analysts currently following Kohl’s can be found on our Investor Relations website under Analysts.