J C Penney Company Inc


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Q4 2019 J C Penney Company Inc Earnings Release

Latest Developments


Jcpenney Reports Holiday Sales And Reaffirms Fiscal Year 2019 Guidance

J C Penney Company Q3 Same Store Sales Fell 9.3 Percent

J C Penney Announces Key Executive Appointments


About J C Penney Company Inc

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. is a holding company. The Company's business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and its Website at Its department stores and Website generally serve the same type of customers, its Website offers virtually the same mix of merchandise as its store assortment and other categories, and its department stores generally accept returns from sales made in stores and through its Website. It fulfills online customer purchases by direct shipment to the customer from its distribution facilities and stores or from its suppliers' warehouses and by in store customer pick up. The Company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products through Sephora inside JCPenney, home furnishings and appliances. In addition, its department stores provide its customers with services, such as styling salon, optical, portrait photography and custom decorating.


Retail (Department & Discount)

Contact Info

6501 Legacy Dr


Executive Leadership

Ronald William Tysoe

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Jill A. Soltau

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bill Wafford

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Therace M. Risch

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer

Brynn L. Evanson

Executive Vice President - Human Resources

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3.56 mean rating - 9 analysts
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Weak holiday sales at Kohl's, J.C. Penney spell more trouble for stores

Kohl's Corp <KSS.N> and J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> reported lower holiday season sales on Thursday, a sign that traditional brick-and-mortar retailers struggled to compete with record-breaking online shopping between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.

J.C. Penney posts smaller loss under CEO Soltau, shares rise

J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> on Friday reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as it sold more diamond jewelry and denim clothing, results Chief Executive Jill Soltau said showed efforts to revive sales and profits at the department store are taking hold.

J.C. Penney quarterly loss narrows, shares rise

J.C. Penney Co Inc on Friday reported a smaller quarterly loss, as the embattled retailer benefited from lower marketing expenses and an increase in store and online selling margins, sending its shares up 10%.

J.C. Penney quarterly loss halves, sales still fall amid turnaround

J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, as the department store operator's efforts to cut costs and shutter unprofitable businesses paid off, sending shares of its penny stock higher by as much as 14%.

Factbox: What's in and what's out at J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> has been struggling to reassure investors it can lure shoppers back into its stores amid fierce competition from online giants like Inc <AMZN.O> and discount retailers like TJX Cos Inc's <TJX.N> Marshalls and T.J. Maxx chains.

J.C. Penney hires former Shopko executive to aid turnaround

J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> has hired a former Shopko Stores senior executive, the retailer said on Tuesday, as it hopes to resurrect itself despite stiff competition from online and discount retailers.

J.C. Penney tie-up favorable for Sephora business - LVMH

(Corrects reference to J.C. Penney headquarters in second paragraph in this July 24th story)

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources

J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink

Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending shares down more than 9% on Tuesday.

J.C. Penney posts steeper-than-expected drop in same-store sales

J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a steeper-than-expected drop in quarterly comparable-store sales on Tuesday, hit by the exit from selling major appliances and in-store furniture categories, sending its shares down 10% in early trading.

J.C. Penney appoints Vitamin Shoppe's Bill Wafford as CFO

Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc on Tuesday named Bill Wafford chief financial officer, ending the struggling retailers months-long search.

J.C. Penney fourth-quarter results beat estimates, shares surge 31 percent

J. C. Penney Co Inc on Thursday reported quarterly results that topped estimates as the struggling retailer sold more jewelry and women's, men's and children's apparel during the key holiday shopping season.

J.C. Penney beats same-store sales estimates, shares up 24 pct

J.C. Penney's comparable-store sales fell at a lower pace than expected, as the department store chain sold more jewelry and apparel during the key holiday shopping season.

J.C. Penney pulls plug on clothing subscription service

J.C. Penney Co Inc on Friday will end a clothing subscription service venture, the retailer said this week, a move toward sharpening its focus on more-profitable apparel sales and exiting lines like major appliances.

REFILE-J.C. Penney pulls plug on clothing subscription service

J.C. Penney Co Inc on Friday will end a clothing subscription service venture, the retailer said this week, a move toward sharpening its focus on more-profitable apparel sales and exiting lines like major appliances.

J.C. Penney hit with patent lawsuit over distressed jeans

Retailer J.C. Penney has been hit with a lawsuit in a Texas federal court accusing it of importing jeans that violate a patent owned by Ohio-based RevoLaze that gives jeans a worn look using laser technology.

J.C. Penney ditches home appliances to focus on apparel

J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it would stop selling major appliances, including fridges and washing machines, and revamp the layout of its stores in a bid to focus on apparel to boost profits.

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-BRIEF-J C Penney Comparable Store Sales For 9-Week Ended Jan. 5, 2019 Fell 3.5 Pct (Jan 8)

(Corrects period in headline, second and fourth bullet to nine-week period ending "Jan. 5, 2019", from "Jan. 5, 2018") J C Penney Company Inc:

J.C. Penney gives gloomy outlook before holidays

J.C. Penney Co Inc <JCP.N> predicted a fall in same-store sales this year as it prepared for the holiday shopping season, reporting worse than expected quarterly results on Thursday due to heavy discounting aimed at righting the company.

J.C. Penney same-store sales miss estimates by big margin

J.C. Penney Co Inc's quarterly comparable-store sales fell well short of analysts' estimates on Thursday, as the department store chain was forced to offer more discounts in the fight to keep customers from defecting to online stores.

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