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An Inside Look At J.C. Penney's New Retail Strategy
On September 1st, J.C. Penney (JCP) debuted more new "shops," bringing it about 10% of the way through a transformation plan aimed at having 700 of the chain's 1100 department stores offer shoppers 100 distinct "store within a store" experiences by 2015.
JC Penney is still striving to become 'America's Favorite Store'
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Eight months into Chief Executive Ron Johnson's mission to turn J.C. Penney Co. into America's favorite store, shoppers and retail experts are still giving his efforts mixed reviews.
J.C. Penney CEO Shows 300 Analysts Test Store in Dallas  Bloomberg
Will In-Store Mini-Shops Revive JC Penney? Analysts Say Yes  DailyFinance
JC Penney: A Turn-Around Story With Balance Sheet Protection
JC Penney (NYSE:JCP) was founded in 1902 and has become one of the major retailers, operating 1,102 department stores in 49 states.
JC Penney Takes Over #385 Spot From DR Horton
In the latest look at the underlying components of the S&P 500 ordered by largest market capitalization, J.C. Penney Co., Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has taken over the #385 spot from D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI), according to The Online Investor. Click here to ...
J.C. Penney offers kids free haircuts
The announcement follows J.C. Penney's previous offer of free back-to-school haircuts for kids. Johnson said that promotion had been "far bigger than I expected," leading the company to give away over 1.6 million free haircuts in August. Johnson joined ...
JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson undaunted by early setbacks  Dallas Morning News
JC Penney Brings Back Free Haircuts for Kids  DailyFinance
How JC Penney Is Copying Target's New Marketing Strategy
By amazing coincidence, Target's new ad campaign for the fall is titled, "Introducing The Shops at Target." The commercial features shoppers strolling down an ersatz main street visiting differently branded shops, such as Kirna Zabete, Patch NYC, and Odin.
Former Target and JC Penney marketing executive Francis lands at the Gap
Francis was the chief marketing officer for Minneapolis-based Target (NYSE: TGT) when he was hired by J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCO) last October to be president of the Texas retailer.
Just Weeks After Being Ousted, Former JCPenney President Michael Francis Has ...  Business Insider
Michael Francis to Join Gap Inc.  AdAge.com
Dallas-based Haggar makes the cut at JC Penney
As J.C. Penney Co. edits its brands, there was one cut it wasn't willing to make. The two largest men's pants brands, Dockers and Haggar, will set up shops inside J.C. Penney stores next spring. The fiercely competitive men's clothing makers, Levi ...
Macy's-Penney fight over Martha Stewart examined
The legal battle between Cincinnati-based Macy's, J.C. Penney and Martha Stewart doesn't appear to be going away. At the beginning of the year, Macy's filed a lawsuit against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. for allegedly breaking a 2006 contract, ...
Why Walmart Can Pull Off 'Everyday Low Prices' But Everyone Else Keeps Failing
So, big chains like J.C. Penney and Lowe's are trying to wean sale-addicted customers off of sales in favor of everyday low pricing.