Menomonee Falls-based Kohl's cuts 60 corporate technology jobs

Menomonee Falls-based Kohl's cuts 60 corporate technology jobs
Posted at 2:44 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 16:50:29-04

Kohl's announced Wednesday it is cutting 60 technology jobs from its corporate team.

In a statement, the Menomonee Falls-based company explained that it is going through a restructuring of its technology area, which includes moving to Cloud technologies, "creating efficiencies through automation."

"After careful planning and consideration, Kohl’s reduced approximately 60 technology positions. Impacted associates will be offered a severance package, including career counseling and outplacement services. While it is very difficult to reduce positions, this decision was one we took very seriously and approached thoughtfully for our business and our teams," said Jen Johnson, the company's senior vice president of corporate communications.

There was no specific word on if all 60 jobs would be coming from their Menomonee Falls hub.

The company announced Tuesday its quarterly sales rose by 3.1 percent, with 39.5 percent gross profits for the quarter.