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US: JC Penney’s Q4 net drops 13%, forecast disappoints just-style.com | 23 Feb 07

A higher effective tax rate contributed to lower fourth-quarter earnings at JC Penney, and conservative first-quarter guidance added to investor anxiety on Thursday (22 February).


US: JCPenney overhauls customer marketing just-style.com | 14 Feb 07

Department store chain JC Penney has announced the launch of a new brand positioning campaign called 'Every Day Matters'.


US: JCPenney overhauls customer marketing just-style.com | 14 Feb 07

Department store chain JC Penney has announced the launch of a new brand positioning campaign called 'Every Day Matters'.


US: Retailers' January 2007 sales roundup just-style.com | 8 Feb 07

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' January 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Polo Q3 profit up 21.8%, tames 08 outlook just-style.com | 8 Feb 07

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp exceeded analysts’ expectations for the third quarter Wednesday (7 February), but its cautious outlook for fiscal 2008 concerned investors, who traded its shares down 1.7%.


US: JC Penney prepares for brand launch with Ralph Lauren just-style.com | 1 Feb 07

US retailer JC Penney is to launch a new lifestyle brand created by Polo Ralph Lauren’s Global Brand Concepts.


US: Retailers' December 2006 sales roundup just-style.com | 4 Jan 07

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' December 2006 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: JC Penney sacks COO Catherine West just-style.com | 2 Jan 07

Department store firm JC Penney said it has sacked its COO Catherine West, giving no reason for the termination.


COMMENT: Don’t boycott Bangladeshi apparel just-style.com | 21 Dec 06

Bangladesh had a tough year in 2006, with clothing manufacturers hit by a spate of violence, transport and power strikes, and criticism over factory conditions. Despite all this, the Bangladeshi apparel industry managed to get garments out, more or less to time and budget. Mike Flanagan now suggests retailers, charities and the industry itself should adopt a more positive attitude to help Bangladesh through its difficult times.


US: JC Penney exec VP Charles Chinni to retire just-style.com | 1 Dec 06

JC Penney has announced the retirement of Charles Chinni, executive VP, home and leisure, women’s accessories and family footwear.


US: JC Penney exec VP Charles Chinni to retire just-style.com | 1 Dec 06

JC Penney has announced the retirement of Charles Chinni, executive VP, home and leisure, women’s accessories and family footwear.


US: Retailers’ November 2006 sales roundup just-style.com | 30 Nov 06

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' November 2006 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


Indian apparel exporters record dramatic gains just-style.com | 24 Nov 06

Now that India is no longer constrained by quotas, its intrinsic competitiveness is being revealed. Even though China has made bigger gains in market share last year, India’s impressive performance means it now looks set to be one of the world’s biggest locations for outsourcing textiles and apparel in the future, according to a new report.


US: New brands help JC Penney Q3 profit surge 22.6% just-style.com | 10 Nov 06

Department store operator JC Penney Company Inc yesterday (9 November) posted a 22.6% surge in third quarter profits, driven by improved sales across all merchandise divisions and the introduction of new brands.


US: New brands help JC Penney Q3 profit surge 22.6% just-style.com | 10 Nov 06

Department store operator JC Penney Company Inc yesterday (9 November) posted a 22.6% surge in third quarter profits, driven by improved sales across all merchandise divisions and the introduction of new brands.


US: New brands help JC Penney Q3 profit surge 22.6% just-style.com | 10 Nov 06

Department store operator JC Penney Company Inc yesterday (9 November) posted a 22.6% surge in third quarter profits, driven by improved sales across all merchandise divisions and the introduction of new brands.


US: JC Penney worker fatally stabbed by fellow employee just-style.com | 3 Nov 06

A JC Penney store employee has been fatally stabbed by a co-worker, Montgomery County police said.


CHINA: Esquel Group opens woven factory in Gaoming just-style.com | 23 Oct 06

Shirt maker Esquel Group has opened a new woven factory in Gaoming in China’s Guangdong province.


US: JCPenney opens 20 new stores, accelerates growth just-style.com | 9 Oct 06

JCPenney, one of the US’ largest department store retailers, opened 20 new stores across the country on Friday (6 October) as part of its accelerated growth strategy.


US: JC Penney appoints Thomas M Nealon as exec VP, CIO just-style.com | 15 Sep 06

Retailer JC Penney has appointed Thomas M Nealon to the position of executive VP and chief information officer (CIO).


US: Penney moves advertising account to Saatchi & Saatchi just-style.com | 4 Sep 06

Retailer JC Penney said Saatchi & Saatchi would be its new advertising agency 'of record' from 1 December.


US: Cautious optimism after record second quarter at J C Penney just-style.com | 11 Aug 06

Department store retailer JCPenney Company is cautiously optimistic about future trading after reporting record second-quarter sales and profits.


US: JCPenney, Bagir launch machine wash and dry suits just-style.com | 28 Feb 06

Retailer JCPenney and tailored clothing company Bagir said they are launching their machine-washable and dryable suit separates in more than 500 department stores this month.


Bringing the right fit to the masses just-style.com | 27 Feb 06

Body shape is a big issue, and brands that understand this are seeing significant improvements in sales, profits and customer loyalty. Intellifit and Fit Spec are two American companies spearheading the proliferation of great fitting clothes – including the development of non-linear grade rules based on body shape and a regional size survey with key retailers in Europe. By Natalie R Weathers.


US: Tad Parnell joins Haggar Clothing Co as VP, sales director just-style.com | 22 Feb 06

Haggar Clothing Co has hired Tad Parnell as vice president, director of sales for JCPenney.


US: JCPenney unveils largest private label just-style.com | 15 Feb 06

JCPenney has introduced a new private apparel brand for the women’s market called a.n.a.


USA: JC Penney Posts Q3 Profit Rise just-style.com | 15 Nov 05

Department store retailer JC Penney has boosted its third-quarter income through good sales and reduced interest expense.


USA: Retailers' August 2005 Sales Roundup just-style.com | 1 Sep 05

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' August sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


INDIA: JC Penney To Grow Indian Outsourcing? just-style.com | 10 Jun 05

US department store operator JC Penney Company is aiming to grow its sourcing of clothing and textiles from India by five times from $150 million to $800m by 2009, according to Business Standard newspaper.


USA: JC Penney Sees More Than Quadrupled Q1 Profit just-style.com | 18 May 05

Mid-price department store retailer JC Penney Co has reported more than quadrupled first-quarter profit on fast sales of spring lines at mall-based stores.

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