J.C. Penney Co.

Marvin Ellison, at J.C. Penney in the Queens Mall


Apparel Fix: Penney’s Pumps Up to Catch Up

Penney’s apparel business is improving though still underperforming other categories.

clock August 11, 2017David Moin

Marvin Ellison at J.C. Penney in Queens, N.Y.


Store Closures Hit J.C. Penney Net as Sales Improve

The retailer trumpeted an “improved performance in our total apparel business.”

clock August 11, 2017David Moin


J.C. Penney’s Names Jeffrey Davis CFO

There has been a string of cfo’s comings and goings at different retailers in the past three months.

clock July 24, 2017David Moin

Raun Larose Men's Spring 2018


Manhattan’s Changeable Retail Real Estate Scene

Have rents peaked? Is the worst over or will there be more pain?

clock July 17, 2017Sharon Edelson


J.C. Penney’s CFO Leaving, Successor Search Begins

Penney’s has begun a search for a new cfo.

clock July 10, 2017David Moin

The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.


Sears Opens Its Second Category Concept Store

Sears plans to roll out more appliance stores, which would allow it to compete with J.C. Penney.

clock June 23, 2017Vicki M. Young


Elevating Department Stores, Marvin’s Way

Penney’s ceo believes you can’t blame the apparel malaise on the Internet alone. There’s much more to it.

clock June 22, 2017David Moin

Marvin Ellison


CEO Talks: Marvin Ellison Sets Roadmap for Pumping Up J.C. Penney

The retailer’s ceo says the store is shifting its fashion emphasis from being overly traditional and career-oriented to more casual, contemporary and active.

clock June 22, 2017David Moin

Libby Edelman


Another Penney’s Exclusive: Libby Edelman Lifestyle Shops

Penney’s is crafting a women’s assortment that’s more casual, contemporary and relevant.

clock June 12, 2017David Moin

J.C. Penney


J.C. Penney Manhattan Flagship for Rent

The Plano-Tex.-based retailer rethinks expensive urban property.

clock June 1, 2017Sharon Edelson

Marvin Ellison


J.C. Penney’s CEO Cites Debt Reduction as Priority

The retailer is coming off a tough quarter with disappointing apparel sales.

clock May 19, 2017Holly Haber

From L to R: James Starke, Senior Vice President, Senior General Merchandise Manager, Men's & Children's Apparel, JCPenney. Michael Strahan, Chief Executive Officer, Collection by Michael Strahan, Co-Host, Good Morning America, and Analyst, Fox NFL Sunday.Jean Palmieri, Senior Editor, Men's, WWD.WWD Men's Wear Summit, New York, USA - 21 Mar 2017

Mens Fashion

Michael Strahan Opens Up on Penney’s, the Oscars and Being Shy

The Houston-born TV and sports celebrity says he got his breaks by being in New York.

clock April 3, 2017David Moin

J.C. Penney


J.C. Penney Names Deborah Plunkett to Board

Colleen Barrett will retire from the board in May.

clock March 2, 2017Lisa Lockwood

J.C. Penney


Amid Store Closings and Newfound Profits, Penney’s Sets Initiatives to Sustain Rebound

The chain’s apparel business slumped last year, but improvements are expected as early as this spring.

clock February 24, 2017David Moin

Penney's new Xersion Studio line.


A Recovering J.C. Penney Makes an Active Play

Nike and the Xersion private brand make a formidable “one-two punch.”

clock January 17, 2017David Moin

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