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Michael Francis

Alice Hines

J.C. Penney Shoppers Not 'Hipster Voyeurs' | Alice Hines | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

Before he was hired as J.C. Penney's president in October, Michael Francis was known for the "Kaleidoscope Fashion Spectacular," one of his most memor...

Big Shakeup At Major Retailer Amid Poor Sales

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- In the latest sign of turbulent times at J.C. Penney Co., the mid-price department store chain said Michael Francis, the former Target Cor...

JCPenney President Michael Francis Out

Jenny Block | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business
Jenny Block

It was just announced that Michael Francis has been relieved of his duties as president of JCPenney and things haven't calmed down from the June Father's Day book featuring real-life gay dads that followed the May Mother's Day book featuring real-life lesbian moms.