PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2009--
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) will host a meeting for analysts
and investors on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 in New York City. Beginning
at 8:00 a.m. ET, select members of JCPenney’s senior management team
will take part in panel discussions to be moderated by Myron E. (Mike)
Ullman, III, chairman and chief executive officer of JCPenney. Panelists
will also take questions from the audience. Panel discussions will
conclude at 12:30 p.m.
Panel discussions and Q&A sessions will be available via a real-time
webcast. The webcast may be accessed through JCPenney’s Investor
Relations page at www.jcpenney.net,
or on www.InvestorCalendar.com
(for members). Replays of the webcast will be available for up to 90
days after the event.
For individuals without access to the webcast, the meeting will also be
available through a live conference call in listen-only mode. To access
the conference call, please dial (877) 407-0778, or (201) 689-8565 for
international callers, and reference the JCPenney Analyst Day
Presentation. The telephone playback will be available for seven days
beginning approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call by
dialing (877) 660-6853, account code 286, and Conference ID 320380.
JCPenney is one of America's leading retailers, operating 1,101
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, and the nation's largest general merchandise catalog business.
Through these integrated channels, JCPenney offers a wide array of
national, private and exclusive brands which reflect the Company's
commitment to providing customers with style and quality at a smart
price. Traded as "JCP" on the New York Stock Exchange, the Company
posted revenue of $18.5 billion in 2008 and is executing its strategic
plan to be the growth leader in the retail industry. Key to this
strategy is JCPenney's "Every Day Matters" brand positioning, intended
to generate deeper, more emotionally driven relationships with customers
by fully engaging the Company's approximately 150,000 Associates to
offer encouragement, provide ideas and inspire customers every time they
shop with JCPenney.
Source: J. C. Penney Company, Inc.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc.
Phil Sanchez, 972-431-5575
Darcie Brossart, 972-431-3400