J.C. Penney Co. Inc.

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


A Struggling Penney’s Spells Out the Apparel Challenge

Despite a disappointing first-quarter report, Penney’s ceo says the turnaround strategy is working.

clock May 17, 2018David Moin

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 Another Eight Stores

The company has been aggressively reviewing its bricks-and-mortar portfolio.

clock February 15, 2018David Moin

J.C. Penney cut prices to clear slow-moving goods in the third quarter.


J.C. Penney Warning Spooks Investors, Retail Slips

The retailer liquidated slow-moving apparel in the third quarter, boosting sales, but hitting the bottom line.

clock October 27, 2017Evan Clark

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


J.C. Penney Profit Warning Hits Retail

The retailer liquidated slow moving apparel in the third quarter, boosting sales, but hitting the bottom line.

clock October 27, 2017Evan Clark

J.C. Penney's enhanced fine jewelry department.


J.C. Penney Refines Its Fine Jewelry Departments

J.C. Penney says fine jewelry is a top-performing division.

clock October 18, 2017David Moin

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

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