Under Kingsbury, Burlington grew nearly 8x more than any other department store or off-price retailer during that time.
But Kingsbury’s conservative approach will leave him unable to fundamentally alter Kohl’s tired, overpriced, and undifferentiated merchandising strategy.
Peers and direct reports described Kingsbury as an “old-school” retail leader who is more an operator than merchant.
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