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11/10/17JCPENNEY REPORTS A 1.7 PERCENT INCREASE IN COMPARABLE SALES FOR THE THIRD QUARTER 2017
Inventory Declines 8.8 % Over the Same Period Last Year PLANO, Texas - (Nov. 10, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 28, 2017.  Total net sales decreased (1.8) % to $2.81 billion in the third quarter compared to $2.86 billion in the same period last year, primarily the result of the 139 stores closed this year through the end of the third quarter.  Comparable sales increased 1.7 % for the third quarter, result... 
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11/08/17JCPenney Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
PLANO, Texas - (Nov. 8, 2017) - JCPenney announced today the release of its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, highlighting the Company's sustainability and community efforts across its operations worldwide. The report, which details activities for fiscal years 2015 and 2016, illustrates the Company's ongoing commitment to the highest level of corporate citizenship. For the 2017 report, JCPenney partnered with Texas A&M University's 180 Degrees Consulting group to learn the latest... 
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11/06/17JCPenney Challenges Holiday Shoppers to Get More For Less
Stores Open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for Black Friday ShoppingJCPenney Beckons Bargain Hunters with Coupon Giveaways up to $500 off and Amazing Deals on TV’s, Toys, Smart Home Tech, Beauty, Diamonds, Smart Watches, Boots and MorePLANO, Texas – (Nov. 6, 2017) – This season, JCPenney is inviting shoppers to take “The JCPenney Holiday Challenge” and get everything on their list for less than they think. Through its engaging marketing campaign, JCPenney will showcase its assortment of unique, m... 
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11/03/17JCPenney Announces a Realignment of its Merchandising Organization
PLANO, Texas - (Nov. 3, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced an organizational restructuring designed to streamline decision-making and promote greater agility within its merchandise buying teams. In conjunction with this reorganization, the position of chief merchant has been eliminated and John Tighe will be leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. Jodie Johnson, SVP and senior general merchandise manager of women's apparel, Sephora, salon, women's specialt... 
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10/30/17JCPenney Builds on Toy Shops with LEGO® Partnership
Retailer identifies the hottest gifts on Santa's list, quadruples toy count at JCPenney.com PLANO, Texas - (Oct. 30, 2017) - The countdown to Christmas is on and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is helping Santa check off the best gifts on his list, starting with childhood-favorite LEGO® toys. Beginning in November, JCPenney will offer LEGO building bricks and playsets in 875 toy shops inside JCPenney stores. In addition to popular sets such as LEGO Star Wars(TM) and LEGO Super Heroes, shoppers will find a... 
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10/27/17JCPENNEY PROVIDES UPDATE ON THIRD QUARTER 2017 PERFORMANCE
Company adjusts full-year guidance PLANO, Texas  -  (Oct. 27, 2017)  -  J. C. Penney Company, Inc.  (NYSE: JCP) today provided a preliminary update on its expected third quarter performance, following actions taken during the quarter to accelerate the liquidation of inventory. The Company's fiscal third quarter ends Oct. 28. "Based on the encouraging results from a third quarter reset in women's apparel, which expanded our casual and contemporary offering, we made the strategic decision t... 
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10/19/17JCPENNEY CHARGES INTO SMARTWATCHES THIS HOLIDAY
Retailer unveils new Modern Bride® experience within rebranded fine jewelry department   PLANO, Texas - (Oct. 19, 2017) - The fine jewelry department at JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] just got a little brighter. Beginning Oct. 30, the Company is launching an innovative selection of smartwatches in 245 stores and JCPenney.com from top brands, including Samsung, LG and Garmin®, just in time for the holiday season. The Company has also rebranded its fine jewelry department to reflect its classic heritage and... 
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10/10/17JCPENNEY TEAMS UP WITH TRACEE ELLIS ROSS FOR SPARKLING HOLIDAY CAPSULE COLLECTION
PLANO, Texas - (Oct. 10, 2017) - This holiday season, JCPenney will be treating shoppers to an exclusive, limited-edition capsule collection created with award-winning actress and style icon Tracee Ellis Ross. Available at JCPenney in all stores and jcpenney.com beginning Nov. 12, Tracee Ellis Ross for JCPenney will inspire customers to embrace their joyful spirit with a collection of women's apparel, accessories and home décor items. "We are thrilled to bring Tracee's style to life with h... 
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09/26/17JCPENNEY ADDS FRIGIDAIRE® TO 600 MAJOR APPLIANCE SHOWROOMS
Retailer launches first-ever cookware line from Ayesha Curry PLANO, Texas - (Sept. 26, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is cooking up a range of new kitchen products just in time for the holiday season. Partnering with Electrolux Home Appliances, JCPenney is bringing shoppers a complete line of Frigidaire kitchen appliances including refrigerators, freezers, ranges and dishwashers beginning Oct. 1 in nearly 600 JCPenney appliance showrooms and JCPenney.com. The Company is also introducing a new col... 
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08/22/17JCPENNEY LAUNCHES FRANK + LULU® FEATURING DREAMY NEW HOME COLLECTIONS FOR KIDS
PLANO, Texas - (Aug. 22, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is spreading the enjoyment of afternoon naptimes and playing make-believe with the launch of Frank + Lulu, a whimsical new brand of bedding and decor for kids. Featuring bright colors and fun prints, shoppers will find various collections within the brand designed to mix-and-match elements to create a youthful design aesthetic. From bedding and sheets to decorative pillows and rugs, parents can create a stylish, inspirational kid's room to sp... 
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08/17/17WONYA LUCAS JOINS JCPENNEY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PLANO, Texas  -  (Aug. 17,  2017)  -  J.  C.  Penney Company, Inc.  (NYSE: JCP) today announced the election of  Wonya  Lucas,  president and chief  executive  officer  of  Public  Broadcasting  Atlanta,  to  its  board  of  directors.  Highly regarded for her mass communications and broadcasting leadership, Lucas has vast knowledge in how media strategy, digital content, marketing and distribution drive consumer behavior.  "Wonya has an impressive background that spans brand management a... 
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08/11/17JCPENNEY REPORTS A 1.5 PERCENT INCREASE IN TOTAL NET SALES FOR THE SECOND QUARTER 2017
Inventory Declines (6.8) % Over the Same Period Last Year Company Strengthens Balance Sheet through Successful Early Retirement of $300 Million in Outstanding Debt and Extension of its $2.35 Billion Revolving Credit Facility PLANO, Texas - (Aug. 11, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended July 29, 2017.  Total net sales increased 1.5 % to $3.0 billion in the second quarter compared to $2.9 billion in the same period l... 
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08/01/17J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 11, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. ET
Conference Call and Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET PLANO, Texas - (Aug. 1, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Friday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 a.m. ET.  The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marvin R. Ellison and select members of management that will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. To access the conference call, please dial (844) 243-9275, or... 
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07/31/17JCPENNEY JOINS THE "PROJECT RUNWAY®" CATWALK WITH AN EXCLUSIVE FASHION BRAND AND MULTI-SEASON RETAIL SPONSORSHIP
Brand Will Feature Limited Edition Designs from Season Winners and Challenge Episodes PLANO, Texas - (July 31, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is giving shoppers a front row seat to its fall fashion lineup with the launch of the first-ever "Project Runway" brand inspired by the Lifetime Emmy®-nominated show and its talented group of design contestants. Now available in over 500 JCPenney stores and at JCPenney.com, the exclusive line of contemporary women's apparel debuts with a summer pr... 
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07/27/17JCPenney Shoppers Invited to "Pair Up" This Back-to-School Season Through Special Buy One, Give One Promotion
National Study Commissioned by JCPenney Finds Low-Income Children in Need of Basic Clothing Items For Every Pack of Kids' Underwear and Socks Sold, Retailer will Donate a Pack to the YMCA PLANO, Texas (July 27, 2017) - This back-to-school season, JCPenney is inviting customers to "pair up" by participating in a special buy one, give one promotion that will provide kids in-need with basic undergarments. From Aug. 1-15, for every pack of kids' socks and underwear sold at JCPenney, th... 
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07/24/17JCPENNEY ELECTS JEFFREY DAVIS AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
PLANO, Texas - (July 24, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. [NYSE: JCP] today announced that Jeffrey Davis is joining the Company as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective today. He will succeed Andrew Drexler, who has been serving as interim chief financial officer while the Company completed its search. Davis will report to Marvin R. Ellison, chairman and chief executive officer of JCPenney. "On behalf of the board of directors and executive leadership, I'm pleas... 
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07/24/17JCPENNEY ACCEPTS APPLE PAY AT STORES NATIONWIDE
JCPenney Credit Card and JCPenney Rewards Loyalty Program Among First to Seamlessly Integrate with Apple Pay PLANO, Texas - (July 24, 2017) - As part of its focus on creating an easy and seamless customer shopping experience, JCPenney (NYSE:JCP) has rolled out Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay, to all stores nationwide. The Company will also make its credit card available on Apple Pay, which allows credit card users to earn shopping poi... 
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07/20/17JCPENNEY MERGES STYLE, VALUE AND SPEED FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPERS
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Company Transforms City Streets® to Fast Fashion Brand Available at Extreme Value Prices JCPenney.com Products Now Ship Free to any JCPenney Store with No Minimum Threshold PLANO, Texas - (July 20, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is accelerating in the fast fashion lane with the expansion of its City Streets® private brand by offering trend-right merchandise priced at an extreme value just in time for back-to-school. The newly expanded collection now encompasses ... 
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07/13/17JCPENNEY INTRODUCES TOY SHOPS IN ALL STORES
Toy assortment at JCPenney.com will continue to multiply in preparation for holiday season  PLANO, Texas - (July 13, 2017) - As JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] continues to explore new merchandise categories and differentiate its business, the retailer is opening toy shops in all of its brick-and-mortar locations with a significantly expanded assortment available at JCPenney.com. Strategically adjacent to the Disney Collection inside JCPenney, the shops feature an extensive selection of toys for kids of al... 
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07/11/17JCPenney Revamps Rewards Program to Offer More Convenience and Enhanced Mobile Capabilities
JCPenney Credit Cardmembers Earn Points 2X Faster PLANO, Texas - (July 11, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today launched a new and improved JCPenney Rewards program. First introduced in 2008, the retailer's customer loyalty program has been enhanced with new benefits and features that allow greater flexibility and reward earning potential, along with a new website and app experience that make accessing JCPenney Rewards easier than ever. "We know our JCPenney Rewards members shop and spend m... 
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07/10/17JCPENNEY ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Andrew Drexler to Serve as Interim CFO as an Executive Search is Underway PLANO, Texas - (July 10, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced that Edward Record has informed the Company of his intention to step down from his position as executive vice president, chief financial officer effective July 11 to pursue other interests. Record will remain with the Company in an advisory capacity until Aug. 7 to assist with the transition while a search for his replacement is conduc... 
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06/20/17JCPenney Announces Successful Closing of $2.35 Billion Credit Facility Refinance
Refinanced Revolving Facility Provides Improved Terms and Extended Maturity PLANO, Texas - (June 20, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it has completed the refinancing of its $2.35 billion senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility. The amended and restated facility provides improved pricing terms and extends the maturity from 2019 to 2022. The revolving line of credit will remain available for seasonal working capital needs and general corporate purp... 
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06/12/17JCPENNEY WELCOMES LIBBY EDELMAN FASHION BRAND FEATURING MODERN DESIGNS FOR THE EVERYDAY WOMAN
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Legendary Footwear Designer Brings Exclusive Collection of Shoes, Handbags, Apparel and Accessories to 500 JCPenney Stores PLANO, Texas - (June 12, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is stepping up its fashion game with the debut of Libby Edelman®, a lifestyle brand featuring irresistible fashion for time-strapped women. Inspired by Libby Edelman, creative visionary and co-creator of Sam & Libby® and Sam Edelman® footwear, the exclusive namesake brand boasts footwe... 
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06/06/17NEW JCPENNEY DORM SHOPS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR CAMPUS LIFE
Many stores are located within 5 miles of most major colleges, offering convenient in-store pick up of dorm furnishings, including new compact refrigerators and laptops  PLANO, Texas - (June 6, 2017) - The high school class of 2017 is off to college this fall and JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is the dorm destination of their collegiate dreams. JCPenney is launching dorm shops in 500 stores this week, featuring a curated selection of bedding, bath and décor products designed to entice recent high school g... 
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06/01/17JCPENNEY CHAIRMAN AND CEO MARVIN ELLISON TO PARTICIPATE AT THE 37TH ANNUAL PIPER JAFFRAY CONSUMER CONFERENCE
PLANO, Texas - (June 1, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced that Marvin R. Ellison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at the 37th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York, New York on June 14, 2017.  The fireside chat is scheduled for approximately 30 minutes starting at 10:15 a.m. ET and will be available via webcast.  The live webcast may be accessed by visiting the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.... 
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05/23/17JCPENNEY APPOINTS MARCI GREBSTEIN AS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
PLANO, Texas - (May 23, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today announced that Marci Grebstein will join the Company's executive leadership team as executive vice president, chief marketing officer in June. A highly accomplished marketing executive, Grebstein brings over 20 years of retail marketing experience overseeing advertising campaigns, brand positioning, market analysis and digital strategies designed to enhance brand awareness and accelerate revenue growth. Grebstein will report to Chairman ... 
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05/22/17J. C. Penney Announces Successful Early Tender Offer Results
PLANO, Texas (May 22, 2017) -- J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the "Company") and J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (together with the Company, "J. C. Penney"), announced that, pursuant to J. C. Penney's previously announced cash tender offers (collectively, the "Tender Offers") with respect to the securities described in the table below (collectively, the "Securities"), the principal amounts of Securities tha... 
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05/18/17JCPENNEY EMERGES INTO B2B WITH SOLUTIONS THAT CATER TO THE HOSPITALITY AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INDUSTRIES
Retailer equipped to supply linens, towels, mattresses, window treatments and major appliances to hotels, vacation rentals and multi-unit properties PLANO, Texas - (May 18, 2017) - As JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] continues to diversify and explore new business opportunities, the Company is expanding upon its successful home refresh growth initiative by offering business-to-business solutions for operators and facility managers in the hotel and lodging industry, as well as the multi-unit residential ind... 
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05/12/17JCPENNEY REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS AND REAFFIRMS FULL YEAR GUIDANCE
Gross Margin Increases 10 basis points Company Taking Actions to Strengthen Balance Sheet Through Planned Retirement of $520 million in Outstanding Debt  PLANO, Texas - (May 12, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended Apr. 29, 2017.   Marvin R. Ellison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, "We continue to make encouraging progress in the Company's competitive and financial position despite our top-line perfo... 
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05/08/17J. C. Penney Commences Tender Offers for 5.75% Senior Notes due 2018 and 8.125% Senior Notes due 2019
PLANO, Texas (May 8, 2017) -- J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the "Company"), as co-obligor on the Securities (as defined below), and J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, as issuer of the Securities ("JCP", and together with the Company, "J. C. Penney"), announced today the commencement of cash tender offers (collectively, the "Tender Offers" and, each individually, with respect to a series of Securities, the &q... 
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05/05/17J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Announces Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit
Settlement to be Funded by Insurance with No Financial Impact to Company PLANO, Texas - (May 5, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has reached an agreement in principle to settle the securities class action lawsuit, Alan B. Marcus, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, v. J.C. Penney Company, Inc., et.al., pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that statements made by the Company a... 
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05/01/17J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 12, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. ET
Conference Call and Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET PLANO, Texas - (May 1, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Friday, May 12, at 7:30 a.m. ET.  The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marvin R. Ellison and Chief Financial Officer Ed Record that will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. To access the conference call, please dial (844) 243-9275, ... 
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04/24/17JCPENNEY PARTNERS WITH SEPHORA TO EXPAND BEAUTY RETAIL OFFERINGS WITH 70 NEW LOCATIONS AND 32 EXPANSIONS NATIONWIDE
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --SEPHORA Inside JCPenney Stores Offer Same-Day Pick Up of Online Orders Growth Spurs Expanded Assortment Online and the Hiring of Over 800 Beauty Consultants PLANO, Texas - (April 24, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and SEPHORA are making beauty accessible to even more customers across the country with the addition of 70 new SEPHORA inside JCPenney locations and 32 expansions beginning May 5. Introduced in 2006, SEPHORA inside JCPenney is an exclusive beauty desti... 
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04/10/17JCPenney Adds Volume To Its Stores By Transforming More Salons To The Salon By InStyle
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --Online Booking System Provides Salon Clients with Scheduling Convenience Company Seeks to Attract 4,000 Seasoned Stylists with New Compensation Package PLANO, Texas - (April 10, 2017) - JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today announced that 50 additional salon locations are rebranding to The Salon By InStyle® this year, as the Company continues its dynamic reinvention of over 750 salons across the country. The elevated concept reveals a contemporary and cutting-edge enviro... 
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03/30/17JCPENNEY CELEBRATES A CENTURY OF SERVICE IN TEXAS
State of Texas Composing Concurrent Resolution in Recognition of 100th Anniversary PLANO, Texas - (March 30, 2017) - It's been 100 years since J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) said howdy to the great state of Texas, and the Company is fixin' to celebrate its rich legacy in the Lone Star State. The Company will commemorate a century of serving Texas customers on March 31 with a special anniversary ceremony at its location in Wichita Falls - the same city founder James Cash Penney made his f... 
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03/13/17JCPENNEY ACCELERATES ITS EXPANSION IN HOME SERVICES BY TESTING REPLACEMENT AND REMODELING PROGRAMS
Test stores feature service displays for HVAC, bathroom remodeling, home water solutions and more PLANO, Texas - (March 13, 2017) - As homeowners continue to invest a larger percentage of their disposable income on home upgrades, JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is capitalizing on the strong housing market by launching JCPenney Home Services(TM) this month. By partnering with the industry's leading manufacturers and service providers, such as Samsung and Trane®, JCPenney Home Services is planning to test s... 
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03/02/17DEBORA PLUNKETT JOINS JCPENNEY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Colleen Barrett to Retire from the Board in May PLANO, Texas - (March 2, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today announced the election of Debora Plunkett, former senior advisor to the director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), to its board of directors.  Possessing extensive experience in cybersecurity, information assurance and innovation in information security, Plunkett has a deep understanding of the data-driven and interconnected world of today. "Debora has a ... 
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02/24/17JCPENNEY REPORTS POSITIVE NET INCOME FOR FISCAL 2016; A $514 MILLION INCREASE COMPARED TO THE PRIOR YEAR
Operating Income Grew $292 Million in Fourth Quarter and $484 Million for Full Year Company Achieves $1 Billion in EBITDA for Full Year; a $477 Million Improvement PLANO, Texas - (Feb. 24, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended Jan. 28, 2017. Comparable store sales were (0.7) % for the fourth quarter and flat for the full year. On a two-year stack basis, comparable sales grew 3.4 % and 4.5 % for the fo... 
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02/24/17JCPENNEY ANNOUNCES PLAN TO OPTIMIZE RETAIL OPERATIONS, ADVANCE GROWTH AND DRIVE PROFITABILITY
PLANO, Texas - (Feb. 24, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today announced it is implementing a plan to optimize its national retail operations as part of the Company's successful return to profitability. Under the plan, the Company expects to close two distribution facilities and approximately 130 - 140 stores over the next few months. These strategic decisions will help align the Company's brick-and-mortar presence with its omnichannel network, thereby redirecting capital resources... 
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02/09/17J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results on February 24, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. ET
Conference Call and Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET PLANO, Texas - (Feb. 9, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results on Friday, February 24, at 7:30 a.m. ET.  The news release will be followed by a live conference call and webcast conducted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marvin R. Ellison and Chief Financial Officer Ed Record that will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. To access the conference call, please ... 
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01/23/17JCPENNEY APPOINTS SNEHIL GAMBHIR AS VICE PRESIDENT, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT BANGALORE GIC
PLANO, Texas, U.S.A. - (Jan. 24, 2017) - JCPenney, one of the United States' largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, announced today the appointment of Snehil Gambhir as vice president, managing director at the Company's global in-house center (GIC) in Bangalore, India.  Gambhir brings over 20 years of global business and technology experience to JCPenney. "Snehil is a proven solutions driven leader with extensive experience in global business and technology," said Therace Ris... 
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01/23/17JCPenney Extends Stockholder Rights Plan to Protect Tax Benefits
PLANO, Texas (Jan. 23, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) (the "Company") today announced that it has extended its existing stockholder rights plan for an additional three years to continue protecting the Company's valuable net operating loss carryforwards ("NOLs"). As of the end of fiscal 2015, the Company had approximately $2.6 billion in NOLs, which can be used in certain circumstances to offset future taxable income and reduce federal income tax liability.  T... 
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01/17/17JCPENNEY UNDERSCORES COMMITMENT TO ACTIVEWEAR WITH LAUNCH OF NIKE® SHOPS
PLANO, Texas - (Jan. 17, 2017) - From athletes to fashion enthusiasts, activewear continues to score big with shoppers, which is why JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) have teamed up to create inspiring Nike brand shop environments in over 600 JCPenney stores. The new Nike shops boast pumped up visual elements featuring world-class athletes and crisp signage to help shoppers find the best gear for basketball, training, running and more. The shops also feature an expanded assortment ... 
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01/06/17JCPENNEY REPORTS HOLIDAY SALES UPDATE
PLANO, Texas - (Jan. 6, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that its comparable store sales for the combined nine-week November and December period resulted in a (0.8) percent decline over the same period last year, which equates to a 3.1 percent positive two-year stack of comparable store sales for the same time period. The Company also reaffirmed its full-year EBITDA1 target of $1 billion for fiscal 2016.   "The first three weeks of November proved to be challen... 
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01/03/17JCPENNEY ANNOUNCES SALE OF HOME OFFICE CAMPUS FOR $353M
PLANO, Texas - (Jan. 3, 2017) - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that it has completed the sale of its Home Office building and surrounding 45 acres of land in Plano, Texas to Dreien Opportunity Partners, LLC, general partner of Silos Opportunity Partners, LP, for a gross sale price of $353 million before closing and transaction costs. The Company previously announced that upon the transfer of ownership, JCPenney would lease back approximately 65 percent of the building, le... 
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