Kohl's has been doubling down on cookware, kitchen electrics, beauty products, athleisure apparel, and activewear.
Target's full-year sales rose by more than $15 billion, and its fourth-quarter sales were up by 21%, beating analyst estimates.
Macy's is betting on vaccine rollouts allowing customers to return to its department stores to shop after the pandemic slows down.
Home Depot posted $132.1 billion in total sales for the 2020 fiscal year - a jump of 19.9% year-over-year.
Activist investors with a 9.5% stake in Kohl's have nominated nine people to the department store chain's 12-person board, the WSJ reported.
Nestle is selling the water brands to One Rock and Metropoulos & Co. so it can double down on Perrier, S.Pellegrino, and Acqua Panna, it said.