• Kohl’s senior vice president of communications, Jen Johnson, said in an emailed statement.
As part of the job cuts, Kohl’s is getting rid of a layer of regional store leadership roles and restructuring teams in its merchant organization.
No closing of stores or offices are planned, the company said.
Bloomberg reports that "Ocado Group Plc forecast retail revenue growth of as much as 15% this year as it starts to sell products from Marks & Spencer Group Plc and sets up the first of its robot-run delivery systems for supermarkets abroad. The U.K. online grocer says it’s on track to launch its joint venture with M&S in September and open the first warehouses for online Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA in Paris and Sobeys Inc. in Toronto in the first half … Ocado remains bullish on prospects for its international solutions arm, which licenses automated warehouse technology to supermarket around the world. After a slow start, the company has struck a flurry of deals with the likes of Kroger Co. in the U.S. and Japan’s Aeon Co. It forecast that invoiced fees from such partners will grow 40% or more in 2020."