Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) announced today that the company has been recognized with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency initiatives. An EPA ENERGY STAR member since 1998, Kohl’s currently has more than 950 ENERGY STAR-certified locations totaling more than 80 percent of Kohl’s stores nationwide, the highest percentage of ENERGY STAR certified stores among U.S. retailers. In 2014 alone, 122 Kohl’s stores received ENERGY STAR certification, marking the largest number of stores the company has certified in one year since 2010.
L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales of $1.596 billion for the four weeks ended Dec. 1, 2018, compared to net sales of $1.267 billion for the four weeks ended Nov. 25, 2017. Comparable sales increased 9 percent for the four weeks ended Dec. 1, 2018 compared to the four weeks ended Dec. 2, 2017.
The company reported net sales of $9.980 billion for the 43 weeks ended Dec. 1, 2018, compared to net sales of $9.077 billion for the 43 weeks ended Nov. 25, 2017. Comparable sales increased 4 percent for the 43 weeks ended Dec. 1, 2018, compared to the 43 weeks ended Dec. 2, 2017.