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Headquarters Plano, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1902
Type Company - Public (JCP)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Kohl's, Macy's

An old name in retailing, J. C. Penney has been busy reinventing itself to bring style to Middle America's department store shoppers. The company's chain of more than 1,100 JCPenney department stores in the US and Puerto Rico has found itself squeezed between upscale competitors and major discounters (Kohls, Target, Wal-Mart). There are 230-plus Sephora shops inside JCPenney locations, and specialty menswear is available at Foundry Big & Tall Supply stores. One of the nation's top catalog operators, Penney is exiting its legacy mail-order business and expanding its... More

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J. C. Penney Chief Executive Officer Mike Ullman

Mike Ullman

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A nice place to work, but upper management is still an issue.

  Current Department Supervisor in Salt Lake City, UT

Pros: Generous Associate discount, family work atmosphere, good communication among all levels of the company. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Plano, TX Jul 2014 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – The first step was an HR phone interview. The second step was a phone interview with 4 Managers, 2 half an hour interviews. The third step was an office interview with 4 Directors, 2 half an hour interviews and a group case study.Full Interview

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America's Top Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities,, 2012
Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2012
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