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Can This New Industry Disrupt Fast Fashion?

Nancy Laws | Posted 03.02.2016 | Style
Nancy Laws

Americans love clothes. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American household spends $1,700 annually on clothes. Fashion is acce...

Best Cyber Monday Deals and Sales 2015: TV, Tech, Toys and More

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Cyber Monday is coming, and it promises to be a huge day for deals and sales. The holiday could even end up bei...

Your Phone Is Your Secret Weapon For Holiday Shopping

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

At some Macy's outlets this holiday season, shoppers who download the retailer’s app will be able to use their smart phones to guide them through th...

These J.C. Penney Stores Will Close In 2015

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business

J.C. Penney plans to close approximately 40 stores in 2015, about 4 percent of the chain's total stores, the retailer told The Huffington Post Thursda...

J.C. Penney's Black Friday Sale Has The Best Doorbusters We've Seen Yet

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style

The store: J.C. Penney The time: The sale is starting three hours earlier this year at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27). (Be sure to check your...

J.C. Penney Will Kick Off Black Friday At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business

The department store joins a number of other retailers kicking off their Black Friday sales earlier than ever this year.

Kim Bhasin

Judge Skewers J.C. Penney For 'Colossal And Abject' Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business

In a devastating 63-page ruling issued Monday, a New York state court judge ripped J.C. Penney for its botched attempt to lure Martha Stewart away fro...

Kim Bhasin

Despite What You May Have Heard, J.C. Penney Is Still In Big Trouble

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business

Things may be looking up at J.C. Penney, but the fate of the century-old department store remains in serious jeopardy. On Thursday, the store repor...

Kim Bhasin

This J.C. Penney Worker Was Fired For Telling The Truth About Its 'Fake' Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

J.C. Penney is going to war against a former employee who outed the department store for its questionable discounting practices. The department st...

Which Oscar Stars Actually Have Style? We'll Never Know.

Jill Herzig | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women
Jill Herzig

It starts to sound like a lightbulb joke: How many people does it take to get a woman dressed for the Oscars?

Kim Bhasin

Devastating Photos Of J.C. Penney's Demise

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

J.C. Penney, once a powerhouse department store chain that anchored shopping malls across America, has fallen into a state of decay. The retailer's...

Here's A List Of The J.C. Penney Stores That Are Closing

Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

J.C. Penney announced Wednesday the company will close 33 of its stores, resulting in about 2,000 job cuts. It still plans to open a new store in Broo...

JC Penney's Black Friday 2013 Sales Seem Too Good To Be True...

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.25.2013 | Style

The store: JCPenney The time: JCPenney is starting its sales on at 8 pm on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, which will last 25 straight hours, until 9pm...

J.C. Penney Dumps Hip Logo

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

J.C. Penney wants you to forget that it hired a former Apple executive and tried to be "hip." The retailer is reverting to its old logo in an aim ...

The Surprising Connection Between JCPenney And Wal-Mart

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

JCPenney stores have gone through many changes over the years since it was introduced in 1902. We have to admit, before the recent collaborations with...

Why Bill Ackman's Failure with JC Penney Is a Lesson in Leadership

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Ackman's long-standing acrimony with JCP's board has not only distracted the company from concentrating on its business, but also damaged the market's confidence in JCP.

Kim Bhasin

The CEO Job No One Wants

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

No one seems to want to run J.C. Penney. Bill Ackman, the hedge fund billionaire who quit the J.C. Penney board last week, revealed in a letter to ...

Kim Bhasin

The Purge Of J.C. Penney

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

As J.C. Penney attempts to recover from a period in which it alienated customers, enraged employees and suffered abysmal sales, its new chief executiv...

J.C. Penney Just Lost Two Major Investors

Reuters | Svea Herbst-Bayliss | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business

BOSTON (Reuters) - Two large investors in J.C. Penney Co exited the ailing retailer during the second quarter, according to new regulatory filings, b...

Kim Bhasin

George Soros Joins The J.C. Penney Fray

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

Major J.C. Penney investor George Soros has decided to side with the company's chairman and its chief executive officer as they battle an activist inv...

Kim Bhasin

Schultz vs. Ackman: IT'S ON!

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

Starbucks chief executive officer Howard Schultz didn't hesitate on Friday to come to the defense of J.C. Penney CEO Mike Ullman, who happens to also ...

Kim Bhasin

BOARD FIGHT!

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business

With the future of the century-old department store brand in their hands, members of J.C. Penney's board of directors are squabbling amongst themselve...

Kim Bhasin

Awkward! Former Exec May Join Board He's Repeatedly Trashed

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

Former J.C. Penney chief executive officer Allen Questrom is considering returning to the embattled department store chain that he left nearly a decad...

How J.C. Penney Is Misleading Shoppers

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

That deal you scored at J.C. Penney this weekend may not have been as good of a discount as you think. Gena Stone, a former J.C. Penney employee f...

Kim Bhasin

Why J.C. Penney Is Still Flailing

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.18.2013 | Business

J.C. Penney’s fully revamped home department, outfitted with gleaming displays of name-brand merchandise from Martha Stewart, Michael Graves, Bodum ...