JCPenney to Report August Sales after Market Close on September 5

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) announced that it will release its August sales after the market closes on Wednesday, Sept. 5 in anticipation of Chairman and CEO Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III's presentation at the Goldman Sachs Global Retail Conference in New York City the morning of Sept. 6. The related sales recording will be available at the same time as the sales release.

Mr. Ullman's presentation, which will be available via webcast, is scheduled for approximately one hour starting at 7:55 a.m. ET. The live webcast may be accessed via JCPenney's Investor Relations page on the corporate website at www.jcpenney.net. Replays of the webcast will be available for up to 30 days after the event.

About JCPenney

JCPenney is one of America's leading retailers, operating 1,048 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 $19.9 billion in 2006 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 155,000 Associates to offer encouragement, provide ideas and inspire customers every time they shop with JCPenney.

Source: J. C. Penney Company, Inc.