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Another company in Wall Street’s trash bin is Kohl’s, which reported earnings on November 14. The company lagged analyst expectations and slashed its earnings guidance.

kohls kssThe former Wall Street darling is getting squeezed by Macy’s (M) on the high end and TJX (TJX), the parent of TJ Maxx and Marshalls, on the low end.

Merchandising mistakes didn’t help along with its lackluster ecommerce efforts: “When Kohl’s was thriving, it made an ill-fated decision to focus more on exclusive brands from the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Daisy Fuentes and less on national brands,” the Wall Street Journal says.

Shares of KSS are up more than 28% so far this year.

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