Kohl’s opens 11 stores

Menomonee Falls, Wis. Kohl's Corp. said Wednesday it opened 11 stores, including its first-ever location in Alaska, in the city of Anchorage, as well as stores in Arizona, California, Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York and Utah.

In March, Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based Kohl's opened eight new stores in March in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, New Hampshire, Texas and Utah.

The 19 new stores are part of Kohl's 55 store openings planned this year. Of the new stores expected this year, most will be in former Mervyns locations. Kohl's jointly acquired 46 Mervyns locations, along with Los Angeles-based retailer Forever 21, for about $6.25 million, Kohl's said in December.