Purpose & Values

Company

The Greatness Agenda

The Greatness Agenda is a strategic framework built on five pillars: amazing product, incredible savings, easy experience, personalized connections and winning teams. Ultimately, our goal is to be the most engaging retailer in America. We will achieve that goal by focusing on our customers and creating product assortments that excite them. By building genuine, lasting relationships with them. By designing easy, seamless shopping experiences no matter how our customer shops. By helping customers get more from every dollar they spend at Kohl’s. And by building teams of engaged and talented Associates. Kohl’s is on the path to greatness.

Our Values

Kohl’s Associates live out our values each and every day. We put customers first and take a "yes we can" approach to everything we do. We support our communities and causes our customers and Associates care about. We act with integrity,  earning trust by living up to our commitments, treating each other with respect and fairness, and making decisions that support the reputation of the organization. We build great teams,  by communicating openly and embracing diverse perspectives. The empowerment, engagement and continuous development of all Associates is actively promoted. We foster a culture of appreciation and recognition. We drive results by working with a sense of urgency and accountability, making informed decisions and offering up new and innovative solutions.

More Than 50 Years Of Amazing Products And Incredible Savings

The first Kohl’s department store opened in Brookfield, Wisconsin in 1962. When the company went public in 1992, there were 76 Kohl’s stores in the Midwest. Kohls.com launched in 2001, giving Kohl’s an online presence that has grown and evolved over the years. In 2003, we opened 28 stores in California, giving Kohl’s a coast-to-coast presence for the first time in our history. That growth and expansion continued over the years and Kohl’s now operates more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, along with the powerful e-commerce platform of Kohls.com.

Kohl’s Fact Book – Q2 2017

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