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Some towns fight to hang onto their JC Penney

Jan 16, 2014
JC Penney announced it will close 33 stores across the country, including the store in Butte, Montana.
Posted In: JC Penney, Penney's, Ron Johnson
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Why the demise of brick and mortar stores may not be such a big deal for the economy

Jan 16, 2014
It sounds cold-blooded, but with shopping habits changing fast, the demise of the brick and mortar store may not matter much to the economy in the long run.
Posted In: Retail, Best Buy, JC Penney
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JC Penney plans to cut 2000 jobs and shut down more than 30 stores

Jan 16, 2014
It's yet another blow for the struggling company.
Posted In: Retail, JC Penney, layoffs
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A week of good and bad for activist investors

Aug 15, 2013
It’s been a big week for activist investors -- with Bill Ackman resigning from J.C. Penney’s board and Carl Icahn taking a big stake in Apple.
Posted In: active investing, Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman, JC Penney
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JC Penney and what's behind (mark) ups and downs of clothing prices

Apr 9, 2013
Ron Johnson's ousting as CEO of JC Penney ends his bid to break retail's cycle of marking products up just to mark them down in sales. Shoppers rejected Johnson's strategy of keeping low prices instead of discounting.
Posted In: JC Penney, Retail, clothing
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J.C. Penney CEO gets the boot, but were his ideas really that bad?

Apr 9, 2013
J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson has been given the boot after just 17 months as head of the struggling department store chain.
Posted In: JC Penney, JCpenney, Ron Johnson, Retail
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Staying on as a CEO...at 4 percent of your usual pay

Apr 5, 2013
JCPenney cut a top executive's salary by more than 96 percent. Other corporate boards also took a whack this week at poor performers. The curious case of executives who know they're not doing well, but keep working anyway.
Posted In: ceo pay, JC Penney
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A tale of two paycuts

Apr 3, 2013
One was voluntary, the other was not.
Posted In: salary, JC Penney, Barack Obama
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J.C. Penney tries to freshen up with 'Joe Fresh'

Mar 14, 2013
J.C. Penney seriously needs to catch a break right now. Shoppers were scared off when the chain eliminated big sales in favor of everyday low prices. Now, Penney's will open 681 'Joe Fresh' shops inside their main stores.
Posted In: JC Penney, Retail, clothing
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Martha Stewart, Macy's & the meaning of 'store'

Mar 6, 2013
The court battle pitting Macy’s against J.C. Penney and Martha Stewart turns a simple idea -- a store -- into a legal and philosophical quagmire.
Posted In: Retail, JC Penney, Macy's, Martha Stewart

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