Kohl’s Corporate Member Profile

Kohl’s is an American department store retail chain, operated by Kohl’s Corporation. As of February 2013 it is the largest department store chain in the United States, with 1,158 locations, operating stores in every U.S. state except Hawaii. The company was founded by Polish immigrant Maxwell Kohl, who opened a corner grocery store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1927. It went on to become a successful chain in the local area, and in 1962 the company branched out by opening its first department store. British American Tobacco Company took a controlling interest in the company in 1972 while still managed by the Kohl Family, and in 1979, the corporation was sold to BATUS Inc. A group of investors purchased the company in 1986 from British American Tobacco and took it public in 1992.

Kohl’s Corporation
N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051
Contact Kohl’s
Phone Number: (262) 703-7000
Fax Number: (262) 703-6353
Website: http://www.kohls.com
Kohl’s Facts
Founder: Maxwell Kohl
Date Founded: 1946
Founding Location: Brookfield, Wisconsin
Number of Employees: 32000
Kohl’s Executives
CEO: Michelle Glass
CFO: Bruce Besanko
COO: Sona Chawla