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JC Penney Company Inc.

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  • Coca-Cola, Hyundai Drop Oscars As GM, Pepsi Come On Board

    Longtime Oscars sponsors Coca-Cola and Hyundai Motor have dropped their support of the event, their places taken by PepsiCo and General Motors, ABC disclosed Thursday. The Walt Disney network said J.C. Penney, another veteran Oscars advertiser,...
  • 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...
  • Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers

    Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is laying off 2,300 employees in its Sam’s Club division as it tries to make its workforce leaner. In total, 2% of the 116,000 Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will lose their jobs. Employees were being informed of the...
  • Columbia mall shooting witnesses recall terror, uncertainty

    Columbia mall shooting witnesses recall terror, uncertainty
    David Roberts was finishing up a customer's haircut Saturday at the Cavallaro & Co. salon on the second floor of The Mall in Columbia when he heard the first shot. He looked at another employee, wondering whether they should be concerned. "When we heard...
  • Penney broadens poison pill defense; Abercrombie ditches its version

    J.C. Penney Co. just made it easier to trigger its shareholder rights plan — a.k.a. its poison pill defense against hostile takeover attempts — leading to early speculation on Wall Street that potential buyers might be sniffing for an opening....