J.C. Penney says a key sales barometer rose in October for the first time in nearly two years, a sign shoppers are slowly returning to the store brands.
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J.C. Penney is opening its doors on Thanksgiving evening, as the beleaguered retailer seeks to take advantage of the crucial selling period.
The new owner of J.C. Penney's former outlet store business says it will close all 15 locations amid a steep drop in sales.
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Billionaire investor and entrepreneur told CNBC's "Street Signs" on Friday that he bought 1 million shares of long-suffering retailer J.C. Penney a "couple days ago."
J.C. Penney is reportedly ending its legal fight with Macy's by terminating its disputed relationship with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
Two more hedge funds place a bet on J.C. Penney, following last month's departure of Bill Ackman, who sold his 18 percent stake in the ailing retailer.
Hedge fund manager William Ackman, the biggest shareholder in J.C. Penney, sells his entire stake after his campaign to overhaul the retailer failed.
J.C. Penney managed to find some good news despite another earnings miss, but it also did not hesitate to blame prior management for its ongoing struggles.
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Activist investor William Ackman, who has been pressuring J.C. Penney to oust its chairman and chief executive, has resigns from the retailer's board of directors.
J.C. Penney stock is diving toward $10 as activist investor Bill Ackman fights to oust CEO Myron Ullman after just a few months on the job.
The battle between J.C. Penney and leading shareholder Bill Ackman has escalated, and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has joined the fray urging Ackman be removed from the board.
Activist investor Bill Ackman is demanding new leadership at J.C. Penney, but a management expert says his tirades have tanked the stock's value.
With little new economic data to trade on, U.S. stocks lost a bit of ground in quiet trading Monday on Wall Street.
J.C. Penney hires an executive from the food world to reconnect with its shoppers.
J.C. Penney says that CIT, the largest lender in the clothing industry, is still supporting deliveries from its suppliers.
J.C. Penney's shares plunge after a report that the largest lender in the clothing industry has stopped providing support to suppliers selling to Penney stores.
Struggling retailer J.C. Penney is facing new claims that its unbelievable deals are actually just clever exaggerations.
After firing Ron Johnson, J.C. Penney brought in a therapist to soothe stressed-out employees. But, just like the ex-CEO's efforts to help, that move only made matters worse.
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J.C. Penney had said its quarterly results would be weak. They were, and then some. The retailer posted a loss more than double the deficit of last year, and sales fell 16%.