|Total Sales||Total Sales||Comparable Store Sales|
|($ in millions)||2012||2011||2012||2011||2012||2011|
|Quarter to Date||$||5,210||$||5,176||0.7||%||(0.7||%)||0.1||%||(2.5||%)|
|Year to Date||$||18,147||$||17,962||1.0||%||2.3||%||(0.3||%)||0.5||%|
E-Commerce sales increased 46 percent over December 2011. The West was the strongest region for the month with a low single-digit increase in comparable store sales. The Midwest was slightly positive and all other regions reported low single-digit comparable store sales declines. Children’s was the strongest line of business. Additional comments regarding the Company’s sales results will be provided in a pre-recorded telephone message, which will be available from 8:30 am ET on Thursday, January 3, 2013 until 8:30 pm ET on Friday, January 4, 2013. The toll-free, dial-in number for the replay is (888) 360-2596. (No pass code is required.)The Company operates 1,146 stores in 49 states, compared to 1,127 stores at the same time last year. Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Kohl's intends forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “anticipates,” “plans,” or similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause Kohl's actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to those described in Item 1A in Kohl’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may periodically be described in Kohl's filings with the SEC. About Kohl’s Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates 1,146 stores in 49 states. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than $208 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com, or join the discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kohls or Twitter http://twitter.com/Kohls.