A Comparative Analysis of Kohl’s Corporation and J.C. Penney Corporation

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Complete one paragraph profiling each company's business including information such as a brief history, where they are located, number of employees, the products they sell, etc. Please reference any websites you used used for the Profiles on the Bibliography tab. J.C. Penney was founded by James Cash Penney in 1902. This Plano, Texas based company is presently providing family apparel and footwear, accessories, jewelries, beauty products and home furnishings via 1,100department stores as of December 7, 2011 in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company is also taking advantage of technology by making JC Penney's products available online through its Internet Web Sitejcpenney.com. This more than a century old company also provides styling salon, optical, portrait photography and custom decorating services. The 159,000 present employees are dedicated in rendering outstanding service in the world of retail Kohl's Corporation presently operates 1,127 department stores in 49 states. This Wisconsin based corporation serves the Unites States via traditional and online shopping (kohls.com). It offers private, exclusive and national branded apparel, footwear and accessories for men, women and children. The company was founded by Max Kohl in 1962 in Brookfield, WI. Today,30,000 employees are dedicated in leading a family-focused and value- oriented store in the U.S. Use this Excel spreadsheet to compute ratios; show your computations for all ratios on this tab and also include your commentary. The financial statements used to calculate these ratios are available in Appendix A and Appendix B of your textbook. Kohl J.C. Penney Interpretation and Comparison between the two companies' ratios (Reading the Appendix of Chapter 13 will help you prepare the commentary) Earnings per share As given in the income statement

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