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Many Christmas gifts don't make it to New Year's Eve

...What are you taking back?You are certainly not alone. I checked, and many sources agree with a survey first done by Kohl's several years ago, and reinforced by others more recently, on the most common gifts that don't make it until New Year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-25/many-christmas-gifts-dont-mak
Rants & Raves

...United States brings back the draft, a lot of these young people in the military will be kept out of trouble. RAVE FOR KOHL'S department store. They have a wonderful charity program. For $5 you can purchase a Disney stuffed animal and/or a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/rants-raves-0
Beacons pop up in stores ahead of holidays

...and are looking to buy.Macy's Inc. has installed beacons in all of its 840 department stores; other chains such as Kohl's are testing them in some locations. McMillan likens beacons to the early days of retail websites in the 1990s when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/beacons-pop-stores-ahead-h
US retail sales rise at modest pace in October as greater hiring, cheaper gas boost spending

...echoes the largely disappointing sales reports this week from many retail chains, including Macy's, J.C. Penney and Kohl's.Wal-Mart, however, said that cheaper gas helped boost sales at its stores in the August-October quarter. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-14/us-retail-sales-rise-modes
Macy's 3Q profit tops Street, cuts 2014 outlook

...Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer and Kohl's Inc. are expected to report results on Thursday.Like...wages. That environment has led several chains including Kohl's and J.C. Penney to caution that fall sales were weaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/macys-3q-profit-tops-stree
Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holiday

...The quarter also marked two full years of traffic declines at U.S. Wal-Mart stores.Macy's, J.C. Penney and Kohl's all reported results this week that show middle-income shoppers remain cautious heading into the holiday shopping season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/wal-mart-sales-perk-ahead-
Augusta-area store opening times for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

...Steiner Way, Grovetown; 3581 Richland Ave. W, Aiken; 2035 Whiskey Road, Aiken? Macy's: 3450 Wrightsboro Road? Kohl's: 4227 Washington Road? Target: 235 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; 4223 Washington Road; 2545 Whiskey Road, AikenFRIDAYMIDNIGHT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/augusta-area-store-opening
Kohl's holiday hiring to rise by a third

NEW YORK - Kohl's Corp. says it will hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide...average of 50 associates per store, up 25 percent from a year ago. Kohl's, based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., operates 1,163 stores in 49 states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/kohls-holiday-hiring-rise-
Holiday hiring in full swing

...Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide.Kohl's will add about 50 employees at its Evans location in Mullins Crossing and a total of 67,000 associates across all 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-10/holiday-hir
US economy slowed to 0.1 percent growth rate in first quarter

...CEO, said his U.S. sales fell 5 percent in the first quarter. Retailers such as Macy's, Bed Bath and Beyond and Kohl's had stocked up on his company's wares in anticipation of solid first-quarter sales, as in previous years. This year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/us-economy-slowed-01-perce