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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.
JC Penney Falls as CEO's Store Tour Gets Tepid Response  Bloomberg
Disney signs on with JC Penney to open children's shops in its stores ...  Dallas Morning News (blog)
Forget His JCPenney Work - The Gap Hired Michael Francis For His Time At Target
A year later, Francis co-invented a patented store value card on behalf of Target Brands Inc. In all, Francis spent 21 years as a Target executive, and The Gap's CEO and Board Chairman Glenn Murphy may be hoping to bring some of Target's successes in ...
JC 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  CBS News
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.
An Inside Look At JC 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: 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.
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 ...
A JC Penney clerk for 41 years, Utahn witnessed retail changes
Now a national chain with 1,107 stores in 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, including nine in Utah, J.C. Penney Co. began as The Golden Rule Store in Kemmerer, Wyo.
Just Weeks After Being Ousted, Former JCPenney President Michael Francis Has ...
But 11 weeks ago, Francis was ousted just eight months on the job at JCPenney, after his marketing strategy confused consumers and failed to resonate with them.
Michael Francis to Join Gap Inc.  AdAge.com
Gap hires Michael Francis for marketing  Bizjournals.com (blog)
Retired JC Penney dot-com pioneer Richard Last is heading University of North ...
A year ago, Last, 60, took early retirement from J.C. Penney. At that point, he had been on UNT's School of Merchandising board of governors for several years.