Kohl's Corp. reports lower overall sales, higher same-store sales

Kohl’s Corp. today reported that for the four-week month ended April 28, 2012, total sales decreased 1.9% and comparable store sales decreased 3.5% from the four-week month ended April 30, 2011.

For the quarter and year-to-date period, total sales increased 1.9% and comparable store sales increased 0.2%.

Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, attributed the sales performance to warm March weather and an early Easter.

The store’s home, accessories and men’s departments reported positive comparable store sales.

Regionally, the Midwest, Northeast, South Central and West outperformed the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions.

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