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Menomonee Falls, Wis. -- Kohl’s Department Stores on Wednesday marked the grand opening of 30 stores across 20 states. The company announced it also is remodeling approximately 100 stores this year, an 18% increase from 2010.
All new Kohl’s locations feature enhancements to increase comfort and convenience for shoppers, including updated check-out stations, upgraded fitting rooms and lounges throughout the store, a customer service area relocated to the front of the store in most locations, in-store e-commerce kiosks and electronic signage located throughout the store.
In addition, 18 of the 30 stores Kohl’s is opening Wednesday have been built to LEED guidelines. Special features include: Cool White Energy Star-rated TPO roofs that reduce each building's energy demand; water-efficient landscaping and plumbing; use of regionally sourced building materials; careful construction waste management and a centralized energy management system that helps monitor thermal comfort and ensure optimal energy efficiency throughout the store.