Document And Entity Information
Aug. 28, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Aug. 28, 2019
Entity Registrant Name KOHLS CORP
Entity Central Index Key 0000885639
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity File Number 001-11084
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code WI
Entity Tax Identification Number 39-1630919
Entity Address, Address Line One N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
Entity Address, City or Town Menomonee Falls
Entity Address, State or Province WI
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 53051
City Area Code 262
Local Phone Number 703-7000
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $.01 par value
Trading Symbol(s) KSS
Security Exchange Name NYSE