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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 10, 2012.




KOHL’S CORPORATION                












Meeting Information


Meeting Type:              Annual
For holders as of:         March 7, 2012
Date:   May 10, 2012            Time:   1:00 p.m., Local Time

The Pilot House at Pier Wisconsin

500 N. Harbor Drive

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202


You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.

This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.


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Voting Items   

ITEM 1. Election of Directors

The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR

the following nominees:


  1a. Peter Boneparth
  1b. Steven A. Burd
  1c. John F. Herma
  1d. Dale E. Jones
  1e. William S. Kellogg
  1f. Kevin Mansell
  1g. John E. Schlifske
  1h. Frank V. Sica
  1i. Peter M. Sommerhauser
  1j. Stephanie A. Streeter
  1k. Nina G. Vaca
LOGO   1l. Stephen E. Watson



ITEM 2. Ratify Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Independent Registered

Public Accounting Firm.

The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote FOR Item 2.

ITEM 3. Advisory Vote on Approval of Named Executive Officer


The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote FOR Item 3.

ITEM 4. Shareholder Proposal: Animal Fur Policy.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Item 4.

ITEM 5. Shareholder Proposal: Succession Planning and Reporting.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Item 5.

ITEM 6. Shareholder Proposal: Executives to Retain Significant Stock

The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST Item 6.

NOTE: In their discretion, the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other

business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.