J.C. Penney

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


J.C. Penney Stock Slips Despite Fourth-quarter Gains

The company logged better sales in the fourth quarter and laid out several management changes.

clock March 2, 2018David Moin

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Fashion Scoops

Iskra Lawrence Talks Instagram Fame, Struggling With Eating Disorders at FIT Symposium

The large-size model with four million Instagram followers said she believes aspiration “should not be a look, but a feeling.”

clock February 23, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Shoppers visit a J.C. Penney store in New York. The Texas-based retailer reports financial resultsEarns JC Penney, New York, USA


J.C. Penney Closing Westfield Garden State Plaza Store — After 60 Years

The Dallas-based retailer is set to close one of its key East Coast stores.

clock January 29, 2018Sharon Edelson

Cynthia Rowley


Cynthia Rowley’s Wayfaring Retail Ways

Designer branching into new areas such as kids and plus-sizes.

clock January 22, 2018Sharon Edelson

Shoppers brave the snow outside Macy's in hearld Square in New York.Seasonal weather, New York, USA - 09 Dec 2017


Some Momentum, but More Work to Do at Department Stores

Macy’s and J.C. Penney both showed signs of comparable sales momentum over the holidays.

clock January 4, 2018Evan Clark

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Retail Stocks Jump in New Year

Shares of the brick-and-mortar gain as they jump into 2018.

clock January 2, 2018Evan Clark

JLL-managed Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn., underwent a two-year renovation.


Shopping Center Space-Shifting to Continue in 2018

Malls have obstacles to overcome in 2018, not the least of which is attracting shoppers.

clock January 2, 2018Sharon Edelson

Holiday shoppers in New York City.


Robust ‘Super Saturday’ Caps Positive Season for Retailers

What a difference a year makes. Retailers feel good and expect mid-single comp gains for the season.

clock December 25, 2017David Moin

American Apparel shop on Oxford Street closed down and empty.American Apparel shop closed down on Oxford Street, London, UK. - 26 Dec 2016.


Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017

From American Apparel to Macy’s, retailers of all stripes have been suffering lately and closing stores.

clock December 11, 2017Evan Clark

Target's West 34th Street flexible-format store.


Target to Shutter 12 Laggard Stores

The mass retailer sees no room for stores that can’t keep up.

clock November 8, 2017Sharon Edelson

John Tighe


John Tighe Leaving J.C. Penney in Organizational Restructuring

A 15-year Penney’s veteran, Tighe had been in the chief merchant role since 2015.

clock November 3, 2017Lisa Lockwood

People sit at tables at the Stanford Shopping Center, a Simon Property Group property in Palo Alto, Calif., . Simon Property Group, the nation's largest shopping mall owner, made a $10 billion hostile bid Tuesday to acquire ailing rival General Growth PropertiesSimon Properties General Growth, Palo Alto, USA


David Simon Blames Expensive Online ‘Chase’ for Retail Woes

It’s out with apparel, in with restaurants at Simon Property Group’s malls.

clock September 13, 2017Kali Hays

Men cover the entrance of a room with wooden boards in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 5 September 2017. Puerto Rico is taking measures ahead of the passage of Hurricane Irma, which is on the verge of impacting the Caribbean Lesser Antilles as it reached the maximum level of category 5.Puerto Rico takes measures ahead of Irma's Hurricane passsage, San Juan - 05 Sep 2017


Hurricane Irma Threatens to Outstrip Harvey in Retail Impact

The storm could provide a one-two punch following Harvey.

clock September 6, 2017Sharon Edelson

A man walks through floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, USA, 29 August 2017. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the south coast of Texas as a major hurricane category 4. The last time a major hurricane of this size hit the United States was in 2005.Hurricane Harvey aftermath, Houston, USA - 29 Aug 2017


What Fashion and Retail Industries Are Doing to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

While the apparel and retail industries have been severely challenged, they gave generously to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

clock September 1, 2017Sharon Edelson


No Break From Harvey’s Deluge for Texas or Louisiana

As a tropical storm moves from Texas to Louisiana, losses mount.

clock August 29, 2017Sharon Edelson

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