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Larry Montgomery

What is 'Larry Montgomery '

A former CEO and chairman of Kohl's department stores. Montgomery joined Kohl's in 1988 as senior vice president and director of stores. He was appointed to the board of directors in 1994, became CEO in 1999, and became chairman in 2003. Montgomery is known for helping to turn Kohl's from a primarily Midwestern chain into a national chain. He retired in 2010.

Explaining 'Larry Montgomery '

Kohl's is a Wisconsin-based department store with both an online and brick-and-mortar presence. It opened its first store opened in 1962, and the company went public in 1992 with an initial public offering of 11.1 million shares. The stores primarily sell men's, women's and children's apparel, footwear, accessories and home furnishings. About half of the items sold in its stores are private or exclusive brands.


Further Reading


Economic behavior in political context
www.aeaweb.org [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …

Three-year maintenance of improved diet and physical activity: the CATCH cohortThree-year maintenance of improved diet and physical activity: the CATCH cohort
jamanetwork.com [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …

Outcomes of a field trial to improve children's dietary patterns and physical activity: the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH)Outcomes of a field trial to improve children's dietary patterns and physical activity: the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH)
jamanetwork.com [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …

Distribution of and factors associated with serum homocysteine levels in children: Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular HealthDistribution of and factors associated with serum homocysteine levels in children: Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health
jamanetwork.com [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …

Green imperialism: Pollution, penitence, profitsGreen imperialism: Pollution, penitence, profits
socialistregister.com [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …

Foreign direct investment, diversification and firm performanceForeign direct investment, diversification and firm performance
link.springer.com [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …

Alternative constructions of Tobin's q: An empirical comparisonAlternative constructions of Tobin's q: An empirical comparison
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… Bartels, Larry M. “Partisan Politics and the US Income Distribution.” Unpublished manu- script, Woodrow Wilson School … Montgomery, James D. “Contemplations on the Economic Approach to Religious Behav- ior.” American Economic Review … Economics & Politics 25:2, 229-256 …



Q&A About Larry Montgomery


How many shares were offered in its initial public offering (IPO)?

11 million shares were offered in its IPO (initial public offering).

What does "private or exclusive brands" mean?

Private or exclusive brands are those that are not owned by any other company but are created by the retailer itself to sell exclusively through their own retail outlets or online stores."

How long did he stay with Kohl's?

He stayed with the company for 23 years until his retirement in 21.

Who was Larry Montgomery?

He was a former CEO and chairman of Kohl's department stores.

What is the name of the department store?

Kohl's.

What was his role in turning Kohl's into a national chain?

Montgomery is known for helping to turn Kohl’s from a primarily Midwestern chain into a national chain.

What position did he hold when he retired from Kohl's?

Chairman of the board.

When did he join Kohl's?

In 1988 as senior vice president and director of stores.

Where did he work before joining Kohl's?

He worked at Sears, Roebuck and Company as an executive vice president.