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  • J.C. Penney enters Brooklyn  [View news story]
    We can only hope the Dodgers return to Brooklyn to join JC Penney in the gutsy move.
    Aug 5, 2014. 09:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Highlights from J.C. Penney's latest SEC filing  [View news story]
    The rising from the ashes may be slow but they are rising and that is good after the RJ debacle. With the commitment to the Home Departments, this will help them rise quicker from the ashes.
    Mar 24, 2014. 07:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. EPS of $3.04  [View news story]
    Would seem to me that one way to increase sales would be to put together a comprehensive Sales and Marketing program for the Furniture Gallery Stores. The Gallery Stores feature well displayed quality furniture at affordable prices. In the Chicago Market The Carson's Furniture Galleries are simply being out advertised on radio, television and in the newspapers. You always advertise furniture in a good economy but you BETTER advertise furniture in sluggish economy if you wish to create traffic in you store. No traffic means no sales and nothing happens until a sale is made. Pretty simple, not rocket science.
    Mar 11, 2014. 12:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney brings back sales commissions  [View news story]
    As as former commissioned associate in Furniture this is a horrible idea at this point in time. The floor is assorted with merchandise that has be rebuked by the customer for 2 years. Without a merchandise change and a consistent marketing program this will cause the 3,000 employees to leave. Commission on Zero sales is Zero. They have gone from a factor in the Furniture Business to a has been at best.
    Jan 16, 2014. 08:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Macy's still has J.C. Penney in its legal crosshairs  [View news story]
    Martha Stewart is like last weeks soup. Old and rancid. Put is fork in it, it's done!
    Jan 3, 2014. 10:27 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is J.C. Penney Hiding Something?  [View article]
    Bah Humbug, Renu.
    Dec 25, 2013. 08:28 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retailers build discounts into initial prices  [View news story]
    Is this a surprise to anyone? The prices on Memorial Day and Labor Day are just as good usually. The retailers have turned Black Friday into a joke or can you say scam. Wake up shoppers and smell the sale prices.
    Nov 26, 2013. 08:28 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Disney shops to open inside J.C. Penney stores this weekend  [View news story]
    The Disney Shops have been in the works while RJ was still there. I think dumping the Adler and Conran stuff to Ikea is a great idea. JCP should get about 10 cents on the dollar from the deal. I am afraid thet not even Ikea wants this overpriced, suspect quality merchandise.
    Oct 6, 2013. 09:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Disney shops to open inside J.C. Penney stores this weekend  [View news story]
    Disney is going to save JC Penney, give me a break! Disney will not correct the problems of Jonathan Adler and Terrance Conran shops in furniture and the Home Department at JCP.
    Oct 3, 2013. 09:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail watch: Apparel sellers suffering from crowding out effect  [View news story]
    If this is a fact then it seems a good time to focus on Furniture and home items. Something has to fill these new homes being purchased. Just a thought.
    Sep 6, 2013. 07:45 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: J.C. Penney to end Martha Stewart partnership  [View news story]
    Good riddance to another loser brought to you by Ron Johnson. Martha Stewart is like yesterdays soup. Cold and stale. Let's put this square footage in something that sell and produces profits for JC Penney. Maybe next on the chopping block will be Jonathan Adler and Sir Terrance Conran that have been an utter failure in furniture and soft home.
    Sep 5, 2013. 12:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney adopts a poison pill  [View news story]
    Well said, peloya. All stores are facing the same situation I think. And we wonder why our scores suffer.
    Aug 23, 2013. 08:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ackman sets the stage for J.C. Penney exit  [View news story]
    josettep, does the Board of Directors come to mind. They knew 6 months in with the Ron Johnson model that it was not working and they let him continue with the destruction of JC Penney.
    Aug 18, 2013. 09:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ackman sets the stage for J.C. Penney exit  [View news story]
    Good bye, take your marbles, go home and don't grace our doors again. You will get yours in the end for what you have done to a once great company .
    Aug 16, 2013. 10:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: J.C. Penney to step up pace of CEO search  [View news story]
    Ackman is the same guy who gave us Ron Johnson. How dis that work out for JCP. Back off and let Mike Ullman do his job. With Debra Berman on board, I think this is the least to ask. The JCP Board is the direct cause of the company's demise. The people in the stores are busting their butts to keep this company alive. They sure did not cause the problem but they sure are trying to solve it.
    Aug 8, 2013. 12:08 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment