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J.C. Penney

J. C. Penney is an online and in-store retailer of apparels, footwear, bedding accessories, kitchen appliances and home decor products. Read more

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Macy's is perceived as one of J.C. Penney's biggest rivals. Macy's's headquarters is in New York, New York, and was founded in 1858. Macy's operates in the Department Stores industry. Macy's generates 136% of J.C. Penney's revenue.

Kohl's has been one of J.C. Penney's top competitors. Kohl's is a Public company that was founded in 1962 in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Kohl's operates in the Department Stores industry. Compared to J.C. Penney, Kohl's has 59,000 fewer employees.

Walmart is J.C. Penney's #3 rival. Walmart was founded in Bentonville, Arkansas} in 1962. Walmart is in the Discount Stores industry. Compared to J.C. Penney, Walmart generates $551.7B more revenue.

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J.C. Penney Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
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Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Dec 2011

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$38.5M
Martha Stewart is a media and merchandising platform that offers fashion, lifestyle, food, home and entertainment-related information.

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Oct 2011

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$267.5M
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These are all the companies that J.C. Penney has acquired. J.C. Penney has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. in Dec 2011. Martha Stewart is a media and merchandising platform that offers fashion, lifestyle, food, home and entertainment-related information.

J.C. Penney Funding History

Since J.C. Penney was founded in 1902, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total J.C. Penney has raised $2.4B. J.C. Penney's funding round was on Jun 2017 for a total of $2.4B

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Debt
Jun 2017
$2.4B

Wells Fargo

Since J.C. Penney was founded in 1902, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total J.C. Penney has raised $2.4B. J.C. Penney's funding round was on Jun 2017 for a total of $2.4B

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These are all the companies that J.C. Penney has invested in. J.C. Penney has invested 2 companies and its latest investment was Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. in Dec 2011. Martha Stewart is a media and merchandising platform that offers fashion, lifestyle, food, home and entertainment-related information.

J.C. Penney News

May 24, 2021MarketScreener

Introduces Affordable, Luxurious Style with Launch of Ryegrass

(marketscreener.com) Exclusively at JCPenney, the Ryegrass brand is the retailer's newest, most eleva... See more »
May 24, 2021FashionNetwork

J.C. Penney launches elevated womenswear brand Ryegrass

The Plano, Texas-based department store chain has announced the launch of Ryegrass, its "most elevate... See more »
May 10, 2021Drudge Retort

Fact-Checking Sen. Ron Johnson's Anti-Vaccine Misinformation

Under the guise of "just asking the questions," Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin spread anti-... See more »
May 6, 2021International Business Times

Retailer Slashes 650 Jobs Under New Owners

Department store retailer JCPenney has cut more jobs after emerging from bankruptcy in November under... See more »
May 5, 2021Forbes

JCPenney Cuts 650 Jobs Reducing Associate Count To About 50,000

JCPenney's new management has cut 650 jobs in field operations and corporate headquarters.... See more »
April 19, 2021Forbes

Introducing Home Furnishing At The Wrong Time

The JCPenney home portfolio was strengthened with Loom Forge outdoor decor such as planters, vases, l... See more »
April 19, 2021Store Brands

JCPenney adds private home brand Loom + Forge

Loom + Forge is meant to strengthen JCPenney's status as a leading home destination, offering product... See more »

J.C. Penney Blogs

April 22, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

JCPenney Highlights Ongoing Sustainability Efforts this Earth Day

For more than five decades, Earth Day has brought awareness to the most pressing environmental issues... See more »
April 19, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

JCPenney Kicks Off Virtual Young, Gifted, and Black Design Challenge with 74 HBCUs

At JCPenney, we're committed to giving students the tools for success, and that includes investing in... See more »
April 2, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

JCPenney Treats Youth of the Year to Shopping Spree

JCPenney welcomed the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County's Youth of the Year, Imani Mogaka,... See more »
March 26, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

Hop into Spring with Newness Across All Categories

Spring is a time of reawakening, and that includes spring fashion at JCPenney, which features excitin... See more »
March 22, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

JCPenney Celebrates Liz Claiborne's Legacy of Championing Women

As a visionary designer, fashion icon, and the first female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Liz Claibor... See more »
March 16, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

JCPenney Strengthens Ongoing Commitment to Sustainability

JCPenney is proud to be one of Unifi's 2020 REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability this year, marking t... See more »
March 8, 2021J.C. Penney Blog

JCPenney Teams Up with Step Up to Celebrate Women's History Month

Each March, we celebrate the achievements and contributions of women across the globe as we recognize... See more »

J.C. Penney Press Releases

March 25, 2019PR Newswire

Wilhelmina Models and JCPenney Team Up To Launch Shaquille O'Neal's Big & Tall Model Search

NEW YORK, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilhelmina Models is partnering with JCPenney and its big & ... See more »
November 6, 2018BriefingWire

bObsweep PetHair - the Best Solution for Pet Owners

JCPenney offers PetHair Plus Robotic Vacuum Cleaner and Mop, which is a versatile unit, designed for ... See more »
October 25, 2018StreetInsider

The Salon by InStyle at JCPENNEY Helps to Make Your Hair Your Fashion Forward Statement Piece

Ever stare at a closet full of clothes and feeling like there is absolutely nothing to wear? Or ever ... See more »
September 4, 2018ACN Newswire

JCPenney Unwraps Its "Top 20 Toys" List for Holiday 2018

Retailer boasts the top trends in toys from today's leading brandsNew toy book to land in custom... See more »
August 1, 2018GlobeNewswire

JCPenney Commits to Closing the Opportunity Gap for Underserved Youth

Retailer to designate community donations and grants to ensure kids have the resources they need to s... See more »
July 11, 2018PRWeb

JCPenney CFO to Speak at Women's Business Council - Southwest Event

Jeff Davis, executive vice president and chief financial officer at JCPenney, to speak at Executive I... See more »
May 17, 2018GlobeNewswire

JCPENNEY REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS

Delivered Positive Sales Comp and Operating Income... See more »

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J.C. Penney Headquarters

6501 Legacy Drive

Plano, Texas75024

972-431-1000

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J.C. Penney Summary

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Overview

J. C. Penney is an online and in-store retailer of apparels, footwear, bedding accessories, kitchen appliances and home decor products. J.C. Penney was founded in 1902. J.C. Penney's headquarters is located in Plano, Texas, USA 75024. It has raised 2....

CEO

J.C. Penney's Interim-CEO, Stanley Shashoua, currently has an approval rating of 62%. J.C. Penney's primary competitors are Macy's, Kohl's & Walmart.

Frequently Asked Questions about J.C. Penney

  1. When was J.C. Penney founded?

    J.C. Penney was founded in 1902
  2. Who is J.C. Penney's CEO?

    J.C. Penney's CEO is Stanley Shashoua
  3. How much revenue does J.C. Penney generate?

    J.C. Penney generates $11.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does J.C. Penney have?

    J.C. Penney has historically raised $2.4B in funding
  1. Where is J.C. Penney's headquarters?

    J.C. Penney's headquarters is in Plano Texas, USA
  2. How many employees does J.C. Penney have?

    J.C. Penney has 95,000 employees
  3. What sector does J.C. Penney operate in?

    J.C. Penney is in Department Stores, Hypermarkets & Super Centers, Fashion, Apparel & Accessories
  4. Who are J.C. Penney's competitors?

    J.C. Penney's top competitors are Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart