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May 5, 2014

Dear Fellow Stockholder:

According to our latest records, we have not yet received your proxy for the important Annual Meeting of Stockholders of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. to be held on May 16, 2014. Your Board of Directors recommends that stockholders vote FOR all of the nominees for director in Proposal 1 and FOR Proposals 2 through 6.

Please help your company avoid the expense of further solicitation by voting TODAY by telephone, via the Internet, or by signing, dating and returning the enclosed proxy card in the envelope provided.

Thank you for your support.


Very truly yours,

Thomas J. Engibous
Chairman of the Board

 

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