J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

The retailer will now feature select looks from Project Runway.


J.C. Penney Partners With ‘Project Runway’

A summer preview collection is now in 500 doors and online, with more options to follow.

clock July 31, 2017Vicki M. Young


Penney’s Brings Apple Pay to Its Stores

The retailer sees Apple Pay as way to speed transactions and as a convenience for customers.

clock July 24, 2017David Moin

A Hudson's Bay store on Queen Street in Toronto.


The Heat Is On: CFOs Under Pressure as Retailing Shakes Out

There’s been a string of CFO comings and goings at retail companies this season.

clock July 12, 2017David Moin

Human Resources

President Trump Nominates Janet Dhillon to Chair EEOC

Dhillon leads the legal department at Burlington Stores Inc. and before that led the legal department at J.C. Penney.

clock June 29, 2017Vicki M. Young


J.C. Penney to Rebrand 50 More Salons

Over time, the total number of salons that will receive a makeover is expected to be over 750 locations.

clock April 10, 2017Vicki M. Young

Michael Strahan, Marvin Ellison, and John Tighe


YMA Scholarship Dinner Raises $3.5 Million

John Tighe, Michael Strahan and Judy Person receive honors at the gala.

clock January 13, 2017David Moin

Marvin Ellison


J.C. Penney Tweaks Apparel Strategy as Category Softens

Softness in apparel was offset by gains in appliances, Sephora and strong promoting.

clock November 11, 2016David Moin


J.C. Penney’s CEO Outlines New Initiatives to Hit Financial Goals

J.C. Penney’s is building up “weatherproof” categories like appliances, window treatment and Sephora.

clock August 12, 2016David Moin

JC Penney


J.C. Penney’s Turnaround Shows Progress

Rolling out Sephora, appliances and center core refreshes are key elements of the strategy.

clock August 12, 2016David Moin

JC Penney

Real Estate

J.C. Penney’s ‘Dark’ Value

An appraisal of 285 J.C. Penney stores found an average value of $5.5 million, sans retail business.

clock June 7, 2016Evan Clark

JC Penney


J.C. Penney to Refinance $2.25 Billion Real Estate Term Loan

The transaction is expected to be completed this month.

clock June 1, 2016Lisa Lockwood

Ron Johnson


Ron Johnson on His Biggest Mistake, and Retail Now

The retail veteran talks his latest venture Enjoy, J.C. Penney, Nasty Gal and where retail’s going.

clock May 16, 2016Kari Hamanaka

J.C. Penney Co. Inc.


Fashion Stock Leaders and Laggards: From J.C. Penney to Global Brands

Among the 100 companies in the WWD Global Stock Tracker, it was J.C. Penney leading the way and Global Brands lagging.

clock April 4, 2016Evan Clark


J.C. Penney’s Board Adds Lisa Payne of Taubman and J. Paul Raines of Gamestop

The appointments are geared to help Penney’s advance omnichannel strategies and revenue per customer.

clock February 29, 2016David Moin

Marvin Ellison


J.C. Penney’s Pumped-up Quarter

The department-store retailer outperformed its peers during the holiday season.

clock February 26, 2016David Moin

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