Kohl’s on Wednesday said Q2 net sales fell 4.8% year over year to $3.7 billion, with comps down 5%. Other revenue, mostly the retailer’s store credit card, fell 3.1% to $217 million.
Inventory was down 14% year over year. Gross margin declined by 61 basis points year over year to 39%, driven by increases in product cost and shrink but partially offset by lower expenses in freight and e-commerce-related shipping.
Net income plunged nearly 60% to $58 million, according to a company press release.Retail Dive