New location will support Kohl’s omnichannel strategy and
continued growth of Kohls.com
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2013--
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.
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 life.”
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.
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 operates 1,155 stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more
than $231 million 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, visit www.Kohls.com, join
the discussion on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/kohls)
or Twitter (http://twitter.com/Kohls) or
get inspired on Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/kohls/)
and Instagram (http://instagram.com/kohls).
Source: Kohl’s Corporation
Jen Johnson, 262-703-5241