FALLS ó Kohlís is testing same-day delivery for online purchases
in Chicago and San Francisco with the intent to pilot the
program in more markets in the near future.
According to the Menomonee
Falls-based retailer, customers in participating stores in the
pilot areas can place orders on Kohls.com or with their
smartphone or tablet and select the same-day delivery option and
the item will be delivered later that day.
Sydney Hofer, public
relations program administrator for Kohl's Department Stores,
said the company will explore additional locations later this
fall, including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles,
Miami, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
Kohlís announced other
digital initiatives Tuesday, including the ďstore modeĒ for
Kohlís mobile app, which will provide a more personalized
experience and help customers take advantage of Kohlís savings
every time they shop in-store. Customers can opt-in to store
mode in the Kohlís app to search store inventory and find
in-store promotions that can be applied to their purchase, like
Kohlís Cash and percent off coupons.
The retailer also announced
ďenhanced mobile payment options,Ē beginning this fall. The
options will offer Kohlís customers a new easy, secure and
private way to pay in stores with the rollout of Apple Pay, as
well as the ability to use Apple Pay within the Kohlís app.
Kohlís customers will also be able to add their Kohlís Charge
card as a form of payment within Apple Pay. Kohlís customers
will be able to complete purchases easily, quickly and securely
across all digital channels with Visa Checkout, which will be
available on Kohls.com and mobile devices.
ďKohlís is committed to
providing our customers with an easy, convenient shopping
experience in a way that is personalized and engaging Ė no
matter how each customer prefers to shop,Ē said Kevin Mansell,
Kohlís chairman, chief executive officer and president, in a
statement. ďOur digital teams are continually testing new ideas
and capabilities to create a world-class omnichannel experience
that is seamless across devices. With each evolution, we aim to
elevate our offerings for an easy, inspiring shopping
Kohlís has also redesigned
its mobile Kohls.com site and tablet app to make it easier for
people using their smartphones to shop.