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      J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.      

  For holders as of:


  March 18, 2013


  Date:      May 17, 2013


      Time:     10:00 a.m., CDT


  Location:    JCPenney Home Office


  6501 Legacy Drive





  Plano, TX 75024-3698



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                   Voting Items                                  


Directors recommend a vote FOR Proposal 1.


Election of Directors: Board’s nominees for Directors for the term set forth in the Proxy Statement are:


        Nominees:       Directors recommend a vote FOR  Proposals 2 and 3.     
        1a.   William A. Ackman          
        1b.   Colleen C. Barrett       2.  

To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditor for the fiscal year ending February 1, 2014.

        1c.   Thomas J. Engibous             
        1d.   Kent B. Foster       3.  

Advisory vote on executive compensation.

        1e.   Ronald B. Johnson             
        1f.   Geraldine B. Laybourne             
        1g.   Leonard H. Roberts             
        1h.   Steven Roth             





Javier G. Teruel

        1j.   R. Gerald Turner             
  LOGO       1k.   Mary Beth West