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Kohl's teams up with Aldi to test grocery sales

Kohl's teams up with Aldi to test grocery sales

Less is more, Kohl's executives are finding, as the department store chain continues to shrink its existing locations and whittle down the items in its stores.

Smaller stores, less inventory and newly-formed partnerships with Amazon and UnderArmour have helped the company turn around its business in recent months. On Thursday, Kohl's reported the largest increase in quarterly sales since 2001. Now the retailer is teaming up with Batavia, Ill.-based discount grocer Aldi to test groceries at up to 10 of its department stores. Soon, some customers will be able to pick up milk and eggs along with their cargo shorts and yoga pants.

The goal, executives say: To get more people...

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