JCPenney appoints Marci Grebstein as executive vice president, chief marketing officer

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today (May 23, 2017) announced that Marci Grebstein will join the Company’s executive leadership team as executive vice president, chief marketing officer in June. A highly accomplished marketing executive, Grebstein brings over 20 years of retail marketing experience overseeing advertising campaigns, brand positioning, market analysis […]

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JCPenney launches B2B solutions for operators and facility managers in the hospitality and multi-unit residential industries

Retailer equipped to supply linens, towels, mattresses, window treatments and major appliances to hotels, vacation rentals and multi-unit properties PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —As JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] continues to diversify and explore new business opportunities, the Company is expanding upon its successful home refresh growth initiative by offering business-to-business solutions for operators […]

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JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions

JCPenney, SEPHORA add 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions   SEPHORA inside JCPenney Stores Offer Same-Day Pick Up of Online Orders Growth Spurs Expanded Assortment Online and the Hiring of Over 800 Beauty Consultants PLANO, Texas, 2017-Apr-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and SEPHORA are making beauty accessible to […]

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JCPenney partners with leading manufacturers and service providers to help customers with their home improvement plans

Test stores feature service displays for HVAC, bathroom remodeling, home water solutions and more PLANO, Texas, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — As homeowners continue to invest a larger percentage of their disposable income on home upgrades, JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is capitalizing on the strong housing market by launching JCPenney Home Services™ this month. By partnering […]

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JCPenney announces the election of Debora Plunkett to its board of directors

Colleen Barrett to Retire from the Board in May PLANO, Texas, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today (March 2, 2017) announced the election of Debora Plunkett, former senior advisor to the director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), to its board of directors. Possessing extensive experience in cybersecurity, information […]

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JCPenney achieves $1 Billion in EBITDA for Full Year 2016; a $477 Million Improvement

Operating Income Grew $292 Million in Fourth Quarter and $484 Million for Full Year PLANO, Texas, 2017-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (Feb. 24, 2017) announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended Jan. 28, 2017. Comparable store sales were (0.7) % for the […]

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JCPenney to close two distribution facilities and approximately 130 – 140 stores to optimize its retail operations

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (Feb. 24, 2017) announced it is implementing a plan to optimize its national retail operations as part of the Company’s successful return to profitability. Under the plan, the Company expects to close two distribution facilities and approximately 130 – 140 stores […]

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JCPenney announces the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as VP, managing director at its global in-house center in Bangalore, India

PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney, one of the United States’ largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, announced today (Jan. 24, 2017)  the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as vice president, managing director at the Company’s global in-house center (GIC) in Bangalore, India. Gambhir brings over 20 years of global business and technology experience […]

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JCPenney and NIKE partner to create Nike brand shops in over 600 JCPenney stores

JCPenney and NIKE partner to create Nike brand shops in over 600 JCPenney stores   PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — From athletes to fashion enthusiasts, activewear continues to score big with shoppers, which is why JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) have teamed up to create inspiring Nike brand shop environments […]

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JCPenney completes sale of its Home Office campus in Plano, Texas to Dreien Opportunity Partners, LLC for $353 million

JCPenney completes sale of its Home Office campus in Plano, Texas to Dreien Opportunity Partners, LLC for $353 million   PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today (January 3, 2017) that it has completed the sale of its Home Office building and surrounding 45 acres […]

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JCPenney offers unique, surprising gifts at an amazing value this holiday season

JCPenney offers unique, surprising gifts at an amazing value this holiday season   Company Offers Incredible Value with Enticing Gifts, Money-Saving Promotions and Launch of Lowest Price Guarantee Stores Welcome Black Friday Shoppers at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day Black Friday Sale Prices Start One Day Earlier at JCPenney.com on Nov. 23 PLANO, Texas, 2016-Nov-08 […]

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The Home Store at JCPenney to debut wider range of home products for the millennial shopper

The Home Store at JCPenney to debut wider range of home products for the millennial shopper   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — There is no place like home for the millennial, which is why JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] has announced today (Oct. 25, 2016)  an updated assortment of fashion bedding, window coverings and soft […]

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JCPenney to offer refund for Royal Velvet® Egyptian cotton towels and damask stripe comforter set

JCPenney to offer refund for Royal Velvet® Egyptian cotton towels and damask stripe comforter set   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced that beginning Oct. 5, it will offer a refund for customers who purchased the Royal Velvet® Egyptian cotton towels or the Royal Velvet Egyptian […]

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The Men’s Store at JCPenney announces new brands and collections that complement the millennial guy

The Men’s Store at JCPenney announces new brands and collections that complement the millennial guy   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fall is the year’s most stylish season and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is taking this fashion-forward opportunity to target the millennial guy in a major way. With new and reinvigorated brands, including Argyleculture® […]

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JCPenney announces $100,000 contribution to the American Cancer Society®

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, JCPenney will be making a $100,000 contribution to the American Cancer Society®, the nation’s largest, nonprofit investor in cancer research, to support the organization’s breast cancer research and awareness programs. JCPenney will also be encouraging customers and associates to join […]

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JCPenney launches premium collection of cookware, cutlery and small kitchen electrics from Cooks Signature

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is turning up the heat in the kitchen with an elevated assortment of cookware, cutlery and small kitchen electrics from Cooks Signature, which offers everyday home chefs premium, high-quality kitchen products at a great value. The collection launches with durable cookware sets and frying […]

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40 Looks of Liz Claiborne to mark the 40th anniversary of the brand exclusively at JCPenney

40 Looks of Liz Claiborne to mark the 40th anniversary of the brand exclusively at JCPenney   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is celebrating 40 years of the Liz Claiborne brand with “40 Looks of Liz Claiborne,” a fall collection of timeless fashion that pays homage to the legacy of […]

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JCPenney opens its only all-new location for 2016 at Inland Center in San Bernardino, Calif.

PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney is giving shoppers in San Bernardino, Calif., the opportunity to get their Penney’s worth of style, quality and value in the convenience of their own backyard. The Company is opening its only all-new location for 2016 at Inland Center on Oct. 21, featuring the latest JCPenney brands […]

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JCPenney launches exclusive capsule collection for full-figured women by Project Runway® winner, Ashley Nell Tipton

JCPenney launches exclusive capsule collection for full-figured women by Project Runway® winner, Ashley Nell Tipton   PLANO, Texas, 2016-Sep-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — For plus-size women who love fashion forward looks, JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is debuting its first exclusive capsule collection by fashion designer and Project Runway® winner, Ashley Nell Tipton, starting Sept. 9. An […]

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JCPenney launches new back-to-school multimedia marketing campaign

PLANO, Texas , 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This back-to-school season, JCPenney has curated the best assortment of trend-right apparel, shoes and accessories so every kid can start the new school year with a look that’s #SoWorthIt. “So You. So Worth It” is the inspirational tagline behind the Company’s new back-to-school multimedia marketing campaign, debuting […]

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JCPenney introduces dedicated Juniors Plus assortment in 200 stores to offer kids and teens the opportunity to define their personal style

Junior Plus debuts in 200 stores offering teens the most popular looks in more sizes PLANO, Texas, 2015-7-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In today’s fashion world, no one size or trend fits all. This back-to-school season, JCPenney is giving kids and teens the opportunity to define their personal style by mixing up the latest trends and […]

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More than a dozen leading US companies to create the nation’s largest employer-led coalition committed to creating pathways to meaningful employment for America’s young people

Top U.S.-Based Companies Create Pathways to Economic Opportunity for Young Americans Alaska Airlines, Cintas, CVS Health, Hilton Worldwide, HMSHost, JCPenney, JPMorgan Chase, Lyft, Macy’s, Microsoft, Porch.com, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Target, Walgreens and Walmart Come Together With the Goal to Create the Nation’s Largest Employer-Led Coalition to Hire or Train 100,000 Opportunity Youth  […]

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JCPenney to introduce SEPHORA to 25 additional stores starting May 1

PLANO, Texas, 2015-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beauty enthusiasts in markets across the country will soon have even more choices when shopping for makeup, skincare, fragrance and accessory products. Starting May 1, JCPenney will introduce SEPHORA to 25 additional stores, enabling the global beauty retailer to enter new and smaller markets, while expanding JCPenney’s reach as […]

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JCPenney and Eva Longoria team up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection

PLANO, TX, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney and its newest brand partner, actress Eva Longoria, have teamed up this spring to launch an exclusive new bedding collection in over 100 JCPenney stores and on jcpenney.com starting today. Eva Longoria Home™ offers a line of comforter sets, decorative pillows and window treatments featuring an elegant mix […]

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JCPenney now with 75 home products with the Good Housekeeping Seal, more than any other retailer

Company boasts more products with the Seal than any other retailer PLANO, TX, 2015-4-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2014, more than 75 JCPenney home products have earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal, the most of any other retailer. From curtains to bedding to cookware and small electrics, the Seal can be found in over a […]

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JCPenney showcases spring style in both new and beloved brands

Spring trends influence collection of shoes, handbags and fashion jewelry as part of center core revitalization PLANO, Texas, 2015-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — With spring just around the corner, JCPenney is replacing cozy winter wear with a fresh arrangement of spring fashion, sandals and accessories that epitomize the season’s most coveted looks. The Company is showcasing […]

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JCPenney launches a special line of products to celebrate the release of Disney’s “Cinderella”

New Disney Collection Merchandise Available at Disney Shop Inside JCPenney PLANO, TX, 2015-2-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney today announced that it has introduced a special line of products to celebrate the release of Disney’s “Cinderella,” a live-action feature film inspired by the classic fairy tale. The retailer will also support the collaboration with a […]

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JCPenney launches first-ever product line from Epicurious

PLANO, TX, 2015-2-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney announced today the launch of the first-ever product line from Epicurious. Recently re-launched as the first-ever food utility, Epicurious.com offers over 26 million consumers a highly curated recipe database, informative how-to videos, product recommendations and now, its very own product line. Through a unique collaboration with Condé Nast, […]

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JCPenney showcases extraordinary selection of gifts that deliver great style for the entire family at unbeatable value

Company Helps Customers “Jingle More Bells” Through Amazing Holiday Gifts, Random Acts of Giving and Support of Military Families Stores Welcome Black Friday Shoppers at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day with Free Disney Snow Globes and Coupoun Giveaway up to $100 Off Purchases PLANO, TX, 2014-11-14— /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, JCPenney is proving that there’s […]

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JCPenney showcases its Modern Bride® Signature Collection for couples that are hearing wedding bells over jingle bells

Unique JCPenney.com Experience Allows Customers to Design Custom Jewelry PLANO, Texas, 2014-11-5— /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is showcasing its Modern Bride® Signature Collection for couples that are hearing wedding bells over jingle bells. This elevated line of engagement and wedding rings offers more than 20 styles with sophisticated designs that […]

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