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J.C. Penney Co.

How America’s Blue-collar Department Store Fell From Grace

The once proud, powerful and unpretentious J.C. Penney is on the verge of bankruptcy and possible extinction.

Gordon Bros.’ Dufton Sees 20,000 to 25,000 Closures

The ceo of the firm's real estate advisory has firsthand experience with landlord-tenant negotiations.

Retail Credit Crunch Follows COVID-19 Crisis

J.C. Penney and Neiman Marcus are among the most pressured retailers during the industry shutdown.

Net Falls at J.C. Penney But Turnaround Progress Cited

The 850-store retailer will detail its future real estate plans at its analyst day on April 7.

Despite Lackluster Q4, Walmart Points to Innovation and Growth

Challenges during the fourth quarter included a shorter holiday selling period and volatility in several…

Holiday Sales Underwhelm at J.C. Penney, Kohl’s and Victoria’s Secret

The department stores and Victoria's Secret continue to lag the retail industry.

Target’s Stock Soars to New Record After Stellar Earnings

Investors zeroed in on comparable sales growth of 3.4 percent in the quarter ended Aug. 3.

Penney’s Stock Jumps After Chairman Buys Up Shares

The company has been warned that it must get its share price back over $1 to avoid getting delisted from the…

Walmart Continues to Grow E-commerce With the Support of Store Network

Walmart bucks the retail second-quarter blues with omnichannel approach.

Another Exec Change: Penney’s Names James DePaul Head of Stores

Top talent continues to flock to J.C. Penney despite the chain's woes.

Penney’s CEO Spells Out the Challenges Ahead

Apparel improvements and sharpening J.C. Penney's identity are critical to the turnaround.

Amid Growing Losses, J.C. Penney Sets New Objectives

The ceo said strides have been made setting new goals and rebuilding the executive team.

In Turnaround Mode, a Struggling Penney’s Continues to Attract Talent

Senior-level executives from Target, Macy's and Walmart have joined Penney's.

Bill Wafford Joins J.C. Penney as Latest CFO

The exec joins the struggling retailer from The Vitamin Shoppe.

J.C. Penney CEO Spells Out Turnaround Plan; Hires Chief Merchant

Women's apparel and soft home are critical to the recovery.