Over 40,000 Deals Become Available on Nov. 28 with Free Shipping
Options on jcp.com
Dedicated Online "Gift Hub" Makes Finding the Perfect Gift Easy
PLANO, Texas, Nov 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Demonstrating its leadership as America's gift headquarters this season,
JCPenney has planned its biggest Cyber Monday sale ever with discounts
on over 40,000 items - making jcp.com
the most comprehensive place to shop online for affordable gifts this
Christmas. With an irresistible array of Cyber Monday specials - an
increase from 30,000 items last year - JCPenney has expanded its Cyber
Monday activities, beginning on Sunday, Nov. 28 running through Monday,
"As one of the largest apparel and home furnishing sites on the
Internet, jcp.com offers a vast assortment of merchandise including
styles, sizes and colors not available in stores," said Tom Nealon,
group executive vice president for JCPenney. "We know customers are
increasingly shopping online, which is why we're confident that jcp.com
will be the shopping destination this Cyber Monday as customers discover
our exciting promotions and great merchandise selection along with
convenient features that make their online shopping experience easier
Cyber Monday shoppers visiting jcp.com can find:
A dedicated "gift hub" on jcp.com, allowing them to easily
search for gifts by price range, by person or category and also choose
from a unique selection of novelty gift cards and e-gift card
Free shipping to home offer on online purchases of $25 or more from
Nov. 24 through Nov. 30 - the Company's lowest shipping threshold
of the season.
Customers may also take advantage of free shipping to any JCPenneystore through 2011.
With over 40,000 items available online at reduced prices for a
limited time, customers can find extraordinary Cyber Monday offers
For Her - Women's boots, $29.99; St. John's Bay(R)
cashmere-blend pea coat, $49.88; and ½ ct. t.w. diamond circle earrings,
For Him - Men's slippers, $13.99; Stafford(R) soft touch
robe, $19.88; and athletic shoes from Nike(R), New Balance(R),
Asics(R), Reebok(R) and adidas(R), $38.99.
For Kids - Cozy fleece for toddlers and kids, $4.88; and
character sleepwear for $7.88.
For Teens - The Original Arizona Jean Co.(R) Young Men's
fashion jeans, $17.88; and Seventeen(R) Natasha twin comforter
For Home - 60% off lighting and wall décor and 50-60% off entire
stock of furniture.
For Fun - 30% off entire stock of video games; and old-fashioned
popcorn cart, $99.88 after rebate.
As key differentiator among other online retailers, jcp.com provides
numerous innovative features and options to help customers shop smarter
Customers can check store merchandise availability online
before they visit their local JCPenney store using the "Know Before
You Go" feature on jcp.com. Customers interested in an online item
tagged "Also in Stores" or "In Stores Only" may enter their size
and/or color preference along with their zip code for a list of stores
within a 50-mile radius that have the particular item in stock.
In-stock items are updated each hour and information related to the
store's address, phone number, hours of operation and driving
directions are also provided.
jcp.com offers free shipping options for added convenience and
savings. Online orders over $25 are eligible for free home shipping
from Nov. 24 through Nov. 30. Additionally, with jcp.com's free
ship-to-store service, customers may opt to purchase gifts on jcp.com
and have them shipped to any of JCPenney's 1,100 stores across the
country, which makes this a convenient option for customers who prefer
to travel light during the holidays. For a nominal fee, jcp.com
customers can have their gifts wrapped by selecting this service
during the online checkout process.
Customers can also enjoy peace of mind on any online purchase with
JCPenney's free and easy returns. Online purchases can be
returned to any JCPenney store for an immediate refund.
Shoppers always on-the-go can also access Cyber Monday deals with
JCPenney's convenient mobile commerce site (m.jcp.com),
allowing users to browse gift ideas and make purchases on jcp.com
directly from their phone. Additionally, JCPenney's mobile apps,
available on iPhone, iPad and Android, provide users with the
functionality to browse sales circulars, create a portable shopping
list, view their JCP Rewards account or locate the nearest JCPenney
Customers shopping inside a JCPenney store may access jcp.com's Cyber
Monday specials using the FindMore(TM) smart fixture available in
select stores across the country. Through the easy-to-use 42-inch
touch screen, FindMore fixtures provide customers an interactive
shopping experience that allows users to access a larger product
selection not available in stores.
Customers who want to give back to a worthy cause can also choose to
help an underprivileged child or senior citizen through The Salvation
Army Angel Giving Tree online program available only at jcp.com/angel.
From now until Dec. 10, supporters can adopt and shop for an Angel on
jcp.com and have their gifts shipped free just in time for Christmas.
JCPenney, one of America's leading retailers, operates over 1,100
department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well
as one of the largest apparel and home furnishing sites on the Internet,
jcp.com. Serving more than half of America's families each year,
JCPenney offers a wide array of private, exclusive and national brands
which reflect the Company's vision to be America's shopping destination
for discovering great styles at compelling prices. Traded as "JCP" on
the New York Stock Exchange, the $17.6 billion retailer is transforming
its organization to support its Long Range Plan strategies to build a
sustainable, profitable enterprise that serves its customers, engages
its associates and rewards its shareholders.
SOURCE: J. C. Penney Company, Inc.
JCPenney Corporate Communications
(business and trade media relations):
April Dinwoodie or Kate Coultas, 972-431-3400
JCPenney Brand Publicity
(lifestyle media relations):
Merianne Roth, 972-431-2317