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Penney to Tweak Message, but Not Its Strategy
J.C. Penney Co. JCP 1.02 % will revamp its marketing to convince customers that they are getting a deal, but its chief executive isn't backing off a strategy that has produced a steep drop in sales this year.
JC Penney stock plunges on president's exit  CNNMoney
JC Penney stock falls after Michael Francis ousted as president  Bizjournals.com (blog)
Liz Sweney, JC Penney Co. Inc.
Liz Sweney's greatest professional challenge may be happening right now, as the executive vice president of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. is trying to help lead the retailer through a major transformation. “To manage through disappointing results while ...
Quiksilver Shares Surge; DC Expanding into JCPenney
Shares of Huntington Beach-based Quiksilver Inc. were up 10% in midday trading a day after the action sports company said it narrowed its April quarter loss. Quiksilver sells clothes, shoes and accessories inspired by surfing, skateboarding and ...
Remember When Apple Was the JC Penney of the Tech World?
Earlier this week, J.C. Penney's merchandising and marketing head, company President Michael Francis, stepped down not long after the company reported an 18.9% drop in quarterly sales. Francis was a star at Target (TGT) and was supposed to team with ...
Shop 'Gay C. Penney'
Mr. Johnson promises a "year of transformation," after which we'll compare Penney's to Apple, Starbucks, Whole Foods and other companies where value isn't determined by price but by perceived coolness. This is a tall order. J.C. Penney, incorporated in ...
This Is The Next JCPenney Department That's Going To Be Dismantled
JCPenney has made job cuts throughout the company - from corporate to middle management to salespeople - to reduce costs, but there's one department at JCPenney where the workers are particularly worried about being fired. It's the shoe department.
Anti-Gay Group Slams JCPenney over Father's Day Ad
The last time One Million Moms and JCPenney locked horns, the store responded by standing behind its partnership with DeGeneres, stating that “Ellen represents the values of our company” - and with this kind of proequality advertising, JCPenney is ...
JC Penney's two-dad ad features Dallas-area family  Bizjournals.com (blog)
JC Penney features Dallas gay couple in Father's Day ad  Dallas Morning News (blog) (subscription)
Ron Johnson Is Bringing Back The Word 'Sale' So That People Will Return To ...
This doesn't mean JCPenney is giving up on its quest to wean consumers off of big sales events and coupons - far from it.
More Troubles for JCPenney: Top Executive Departs Amid Sales Slump
What does it mean that Johnson's handpicked righthand man at JCPenney, former Target executive Michael Francis, abruptly left the company after barely nine months on the job? On Monday, JCPenney issued a brief statement announcing that Francis, the ...
Struggling JC Penney fires its president
Michael Francis, named president of J.C. Penney Co. in October, came from Target Corp. to oversee merchandising, marketing, planning and allocation, as well as product development and sourcing.