CEO: Kevin Mansell.
Sales: $18.4 billion in 2010; $17.1 billion in 2009.
Earnings: $1.1 billion in 2010; $991 million in 2009.
Local employees: Approximately 1,600.
Headquarters: Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Year founded: 1962.
Stock symbol: Trades under KSS on New York Stock Exchange.
Company description: Operates more than 1,000 department stores selling value-priced clothing, housewares and related merchandise.
Keys to success: Company touts strategic expansion and renovations, customer service, low pricing, free shipping of items not in stores.
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