Wisconsin-based Kohl’s plans 40 store openings and 100 remodelings during 2011. Its next new San Diego County store is set for a Sept. 28 opening in Encinitas.

Wisconsin-based Kohl’s plans 40 store openings and 100 remodelings during 2011. Its next new San Diego County store is set for a Sept. 28 opening in Encinitas.

KOHL’S CORP.

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.

Wisconsin-based discount retailer Kohl’s Corp...

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