JCPenney Closes 140 Stores, Thousands of Jobs Lost

| Daniela Forte

JCPenney joins the long-list of American retailers like Sears, Macy’s, Kohls and several others when it announced that it would be closing 140 stores and providing buyouts for 6,000 of its employees. See what this will mean for the company.

Week in Review: JCPenney is Bringing Back Appliances

| MCM Staff

After more than 30 years, JCPenney decided to re-enter the appliance business when customer data showed that the vast majority of its shoppers own a home and are frequently searching for major appliance options on

The State of the Catalog is Healthy

| Daniela Forte

Today merchants are using catalogs for a myriad of reasons that range from establishing their brand awareness to driving consumers to the web and sell products. See what retailers are saying about the state of the catalog.

J.C. Penney’s Ecommerce Sales Continue to Rise

| Tim Parry

J.C. Penney’s ecommerce sales increased 25.3% year-over-year in September. The increase marked the third consecutive month of double-digit ecommerce sales growth, according to J.C. Penney. Ecommerce sales grew 10.8% in August, and 14% in July.