Kohl's opening 12 new stores, creating 1,500 jobs nationwide

MENOMONEE FALLS -- Kohl's Department Stores is opening 12 new stories which will create roughly 1,500 jobs nationwide. 

The 12 new stores are opening in 10 states, including Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington.

Kohl’s is also investing in its existing store base by remodeling approximately 50 stores this year. Over the last six years, more than half of Kohl’s store base has been remodeled or newly built.

Kohl's now operates 1,146 stores in 49 states.