March 28, 2012
Securities and Exchange Commission
OFIS Filer Support Mail Stop 0-7
SEC Operations Center
6432 General Green Way
Alexandria, VA 22312-2413
|Re:||J. C. Penney Company, Inc. 2012 Definitive Proxy Materials|
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 101 of Regulation S-T, I am hereby filing electronically on the Commissions Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system, on behalf of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (the Company), one copy of the Companys 2012 Definitive Proxy Statement (including forms of proxy) and Notice of Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Copies of the proxy materials are also being provided to the New York Stock Exchange.
If the J. C. Penney Company, Inc. 2012 Long-Term Incentive Plan is approved by stockholders at the 2012 Annual Meeting, the Company will file a Registration Statement on Form S-8 relating to the registration of 7,000,000 shares of jcpenney Common Stock of 50¢ par value for issuance in connection with the Plan.
If any member of the Commission Staff has any questions regarding the enclosed documents or any matter related thereto, please call the undersigned collect at (972) 431-4446.
Very truly yours,
/s/ Brandy L. Treadway
Brandy L. Treadway