May 23, 2024


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Kohl’s Considers Real Estate Sales After Acquisition Talks Fall Through


A New Jersey Kohl’s

Just ahead of the holiday weekend, Kohl’s Corp. mentioned that talks with Vitamin Shoppe owner Franchise Group had come to an close with no any deal for the sale of the division store chain to that business.

The continuation of Kohl’s as a standalone business yet again raises the prospect that the retailer may execute sale-leaseback offers on its houses to convey in considerably-desired funds, a transfer the company has formerly resisted on a significant scale, CNBC reviews.

In asserting the conclude of negotiations, however, Kohl’s acknowledged in a statement that it is “reevaluating monetization chances for portions of the company’s actual estate portfolio.”

As of the commencing of 2022, the retailer owned 410 of its spots, leased 517 others and operated floor leases for 238 far more merchants.

Activist investors have been pushing Kohl’s to promote off some of the web-sites that it owns, The Serious Offer reports.

In advance of the pandemic, the firm understood a get of $127M by providing and leasing back e-commerce fulfillment and distribution centers that it owned in San Bernardino, California.

Kohl’s also reduced its gross sales forecast for the second quarter on Friday, citing “inflationary pressures on the shopper.”

The company now expects profits to be down “higher-one digits for Q2, as compared to our prior anticipations of down reduced-single digits relative to last yr.”