Kohl’s is a leading retailer with a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives. The store offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings, and an easy shopping experience in-store, online, and through the Kohl’s app. The Kohl’s Corporation is an American department store retailing chain. The first Kohl’s store was a corner grocery store opened in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1927 by Maxwell Kohl. The company’s first department store opened in September 1962. Kohl’s is the second-largest department store by retail sales in the United States.