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JC Penney Company Inc.

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  • January jobs report disappoints again

    January jobs report disappoints again
    The U.S. economy created a disappointing 113,000 new jobs in January, the Labor Department reported Friday. Analysts expected nonfarm payrolls to increase by 185,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell again to 6.6 percent. the lowest level...
  • Where is the DollarTree concept for the arts?

     Where is the DollarTree concept for the arts?
    In Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's clear-eyed, 2012 documentary "Detropia," which anticipated many of the things that would happen in (and to) the bankrupt Motor City in the year that followed, a union leader laments the disappearance of good, middle-class...
  • Phillipsburg Mall struggles to fill stores

    J.C. Penney's announcement last month that it would close 33 underperforming stores, including its Phillipsburg Mall location raised an obvious question: "What is the future of the Phillipsburg Mall?" In recent years, the mall has been hemorrhaging...
  • OfficeMax, Specialty Foods among companies planning layoffs

    OfficeMax, Specialty Foods among companies planning layoffs
    Illinois employers announced they would lay off more than 500 workers in the coming weeks, according to notices filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Specialty Foods Group Inc., meat manufacturer, said it would...
  • Loft boutique coming to Abingdon's Boulevard at Box Hill

    Loft boutique coming to Abingdon's Boulevard at Box Hill
    Loft — a women's clothing boutique — will open a new store in Abingdon's Boulevard at Box Hill this spring, the shopping center's developers said Monday. The shopping center near I-95 at Emmorton and Woodsdale roads already includes a...
  • Orland Park police blotter: Feb. 11

    Orland Park police blotter: Feb. 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park A 23-year-old Orland Park man was charged with violating local ordinances against cannabis possession and possession of drug paraphernalia during a Feb. 6 traffic stop at 108th Avenue and...
  • Paula Deen's Comeback Bid Fueled By New Investor

    Celebrity chef Paula Deen is ramping up her comeback effort, less than a year after her Southern belle-image was tarnished by revelations that she used racial slurs and was accused of discriminatory behavior in a lawsuit. Paula Deen Ventures has received...
  • Columbia mall murder-suicide struck the physical heart of community

    Columbia mall murder-suicide struck the physical heart of community
    In the days after a gunman killed two people and himself at The Mall in Columbia, the Nail Trix salon heard from many nervous customers canceling appointments. Manicurist Van Le took several of those calls, struck 15 appointments off his calendar and...
  • $150,000: Marquis center services

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. The Marquis shopping center in upper York County is expected to bring in about $1...
  • Retail sales in Chicago climb above pre-recession levels in 2013

    Retail sales in Chicago climb above pre-recession levels in 2013
    Retail sales in the Chicago area rose 4.8 percent in 2013 to $110.8 billion, topping pre-recession totals, according to a report released this week by Melaniphy & Associates Inc., a Chicago-based retail and real estate consultancy. Not since 2007, when...
  • Police blotter: Spraying a chemical in road-rage incident, and more

    Police blotter: Spraying a chemical in road-rage incident, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park A 39-year-old Crown Point, Ind., woman was charged with domestic battery after attacking a man at the Essence Suites, 14455 LaGrange Road, on May 4. A 42-year-old Orland Park man was...