On Friday August 12, 2016 J.C.Penney reported 2nd quarter earnings that showed a definite improvement in trend. Management also outlined their game plan to become more viable and profitable. I can point to several factors that suggest future growth. Management. I believe that Marvin Ellison is a no nonsense CEO. He [...]
By Sruthi Ramakrishnan (Reuters) - J.C. Penney Co Inc's quarterly loss more than halved as the company cut costs and benefited from higher sales of home goods and footwear as well as beauty products at Sephora outlets in its stores.Show More Summary
Retailer is looking for new ways to increase sales while playing catch up in e-commerce; one area that it's betting on is appliances
Retail companies are getting some much needed relief. Stocks for retail giants Macy's, Ralph Lauren, Nordstrom, Dillard's, Kohl's, and JC Penney are all on the rise on Thursday. The moves come after both Macy's, Kohl's, and Ralph Lauren...Show More Summary
When I was young, people with Down syndrome were common and visible members of the community. I remember in particular one Down friend I made while working my way through college selling televisions at JC Penney. Her mother would take her to the mall every couple of weeks, she’d see me, her face would light […]
It can be really easy to judge a book by its cover, as this nurse can attest. She was on the receiving end of such judgment, after all, but she took the high road in this scenario. Nurse Mary Penney couldn’t wait to get home after doing her chores at the end of her shift. […]
Nurse Mary Walls Penney, who specializes in treating patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, wrote a Facebook post about a cashier who shamed her for having rainbow-colored hair. The cashier noticed her name tag, and asked what she did at the health care facility. Show More Summary
Personal style is a great way to express one’s individuality ? even in the workplace. Mary Walls Penney said her rainbow-colored hair has never interfered with her all-too-important job as a nurse at a West Virginia nursing home, but...Show More Summary
Karen Penney is the Vice President and General Manager of Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK at American Express, an industry leader in corporate payments and management solutions. Within this role, Karen is responsible...Show More Summary
[ 17 July 2016 at 2:00 pm; ] “She gotta lotta soul,” said Freddy King’s right-hand-man, guitarist Andrew ‘Junior Boy’ Jones. With a dose of the blues, a spattering of funk and a sprinkling of soul and boogie, Ali Penney and The Money Makers is regarded as one of this country’s must see acts on the blues club/festival circuit. Ali’s songs take the listener [...]
The NBA draft made history… by featuring a guy outfitted simultaneously in Gucci and bespoke JC Penney. Read More...
He wore JC Penney and Gucci.
It's never a good idea for brands to stick their noses in national tragedies—this is a lesson we relearn every 9/11, and yet, they forget. So, it's not surprising that the Post got a little ruffled by the Manhattan Mall JC Penney's Pride Week display, which features a rainbow of mannequins wrapped in an "Orlando" banner. [ more › ]
You can’t save your way to greatness. Although most of us can agree with this statement, this is exactly the position department stores find themselves in. Why? According to Green Street Advisors, in order to get back to pre-recession levels of sales per square foot, 25% of all department stores would need to close.
We are living in period where the consumer is in recession. It is evident in everything I see. The customer is tired and overspent. In addition, there is a gnawing worry about job security, harbored by millennial customers in particular, that restrains shopping. The ever-aggressive promotional pitches of retailers keep [...]
Surveillance footage from a J.C. Penney department store in Wheaton, Md. shows a man breaking into the store on May 21 and stealing $150,000 worth of jewelry.
Person stole $150,000 worth of jewelry from a Wheaton store.