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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'...

Bad News For J.C. Penney

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Struggling department-store operator J.C. Penney announced it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as it tries to get back on the...

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...

Bill Ackman Lost Half Of What He Invested In J.C. Penney

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — It's official. J.C. Penney's biggest investor and former board member Bill Ackman is through with the retailer, selli...

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...

Report Of Big Shake Up Causes JCP Shares To Jump

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AND MAE ANDERSON | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — A fight broke out Thursday over J.C. Penney's next CEO as a prominent activist investor William Ackman urged the company's board to ...

J.C. Penney: New York Post Story Was Simply Untrue

AP | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business

PLANO, Texas -- J.C. Penney said Thursday that CIT, the largest lender in the clothing industry, is still supporting deliveries from its suppliers. Th...

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 ...

Don't Apologize, J.C. Penney

Brie Dyas | Posted 08.13.2013 | Style
Brie Dyas

The rebrand brought in stylish goods at low prices. So, why did so many complain? And why did J.C. Penney actually raise prices after apologizing for the changes?

LOOK: 10 Very Good Reasons To Go To JCPenney's This Week

Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

This store got a serious new look, and we're loving it.