J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to Webcast CEO Commentary on Sept. 19, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. ET

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that in conjunction with an open house tour of the shops at jcpenney, the company will webcast a question and answer session with Ron Johnson, chief executive officer of jcpenney.

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The question and answer session will begin at approximately 2:45 p.m. ET and will be available via live webcast on jcpenney's Investor Relations page at http://ir.jcpenney.com.  Replays of the webcast will be available for up to 90 days after the event.

For further information, contact:

Eric Cerny and Angelika Torres; (972)431.5500

Daphne Avila and Joey Thomas; (972)431.3400

Corporate Website

About jcpenney:

More than a century ago, James Cash Penney founded his company on the principle of the Golden Rule: treat others the way you'd like to be treated – Fair and Square. His legacy continues to this day, as J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) boldly transforms the retail experience across 1,100 stores and jcp.com to become America's favorite store. Focused on making the customer experience better every day, jcpenney is dreaming up new ways to make customers love shopping again. On every visit, customers will discover great prices every day in a unique Shops environment that features exceptionally curated merchandise, a dynamic presentation and unmatched customer service. For more information, visit us at jcp.com.

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