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Kohls, the discount retailer that offers an array of merchandise at the checkout, has been a frequent target of social media users calling for the retailer to change its policies on promotion codes.
In a statement to Recode, Kohls said: “We recognize that our promotion codes can be used by retailers who do not adhere to the policies we have established.
We have also been working with our partners to develop better and more transparent processes for using codes, which we are continuing to work on.” “
We have always worked closely with our retail partners to identify ways to reduce the use of promotional codes, including through the use and distribution of branded coupons and coupons to retailers that have already partnered with us.
We have also been working with our partners to develop better and more transparent processes for using codes, which we are continuing to work on.”
In an email to Recoding, Kohls wrote that it “has always been committed to ensuring that we do not promote retailers who have not followed our policies.”
Kohls has faced criticism for its “no promotion code” policy.
In the latest round of criticism, the company was sued in March for misleading shoppers about its promotions, and a federal judge ruled in April that the retailer’s promotion code policy violated the antitrust laws.
Last month, the Justice Department said Kohls had misled consumers about the company’s “no-promotion code” policies.
The DOJ said Kohlstains policy was not about limiting retailers’ sales or making it harder for competitors to compete, but rather about creating a better shopping experience for customers.
The department also said Kohlrts policy was intended to give retailers a chance to build and improve their customer experience.