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JC Penney Company Inc.

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  • Staples opens on Thanksgiving instead of Black Friday

    Falling in line behind the likes of Macy’s, J.C. Penney, OfficeMax, Kmart and more, Staples is joining the horde of retailers opening its doors on Thanksgiving without bothering to wait for Black Friday. The office supply chain will open on the...
  • Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season

    Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season
    Retailers had a shaky September, as lukewarm back-to-school shopping and a plunge in car purchases caused sales to slide from August, according to the government. Retail sales last month amounted to $425.9 billion, down 0.1% from August, the U.S. Census...
  • Millennial survey: Is 27 the new 18?

    Millennial survey: Is 27 the new 18?
    With a growing number of college graduates returning home, the so-called boomerang kids are giving themselves until 27 to leave the nest – again. Their parents and the rest of America, however, might not feel the same, according to a survey of 2,...
  • J.C. Penney cutting 33 stores and 2,000 jobs; sales commission returns

    J.C. Penney cutting 33 stores and 2,000 jobs; sales commission returns
    J.C. Penney Co. is attempting to right-size itself by closing 33 under-performing stores around the country and eliminating 2,000 positions, the retailer said Wednesday. The Plano, Texas, company said it hopes the effort will save $65 million a year...
  • U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices

    U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices
    The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
  • A tepid Christmas? Holiday hiring slumps from record levels

    Retailers slammed with preparations for the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping bonanza last month added 471,000 workers to payrolls -- a number that fell 4.7% short of the record 494,400 seasonal employees brought on board during November 2012. Last...
  • A sour economic signal: Wal-Mart misses expectations, cuts outlook

    A sour economic signal: Wal-Mart misses expectations, cuts outlook
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, cut its outlook for the rest of the year after reporting second-quarter earnings that fell below expectations. The disappointing performance, coupled with pessimistic forecasts from Macy’...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Dec. 23

    The following items were taken from police reports: A 35-year-old Orland Park man was charged with domestic battery after he shoved a woman into furniture during an alcohol-fueled argument at a residence on the 14700 block of Park Lane on Nov. 28....
  • More than 750 retailers to take part in Wednesday's Free Shipping Day

    Fewer than 10 days remain until Christmas, and retailers are trying to make the most of the holiday crunch time by luring online shoppers with free delivery offers. Wednesday is Free Shipping Day, a last-minute consumption craze initiated in 2008 by...
  • Further evidence of housing recovery? Lowe's earnings jump 26%

    Further evidence of housing recovery? Lowe's earnings jump 26%
    Lowe's fiscal second-quarter earnings provided even further evidence that the housing recovery is boosting the economy. Lowe's Cos. on Wednesday reported that earnings for the quarter that ended Aug. 2 jumped 26% to $941 million, or 88 cents a share,...
  • Folgers No. 1 cup of Joe in America; coffee snobs may cringe

    Folgers No. 1 cup of Joe in America; coffee snobs may cringe
    A coffee connoisseur may look for balanced flavors, acidity and proper brewing technique in their cup of Joe, but America's palate prefers a more simpler brew: Folgers. J.M. Smucker Co., the maker of Smucker's jam and Folgers coffee, reported...