J. C. Penney Reviews

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J. C. Penney Chief Executive Officer Mike Ullman
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  • Overall it was very cool .

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Sales Associate in Cedar Hill, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Sales Associate in Cedar Hill, TX

    I have been working at J. C. Penney


    Discount , the money was good , the people were cool


    Some of the signs would say something totally different than what it rung up for but it wasn't bad, and sometimes people would find it hard to find stuff

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    They were cool

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J. C. Penney Interviews

Updated Mar 24, 2015
Updated Mar 24, 2015

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    Senior Textile Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plano, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at J. C. Penney.

    Interview Details

    They flew me, arranged hotel stay and car service to interview. You had to be interview by about 5 Heads of different department, all day very tense, fled you then flew you back home.

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J. C. Penney Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities, DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2012
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Additional Info

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Website www.jcpenney.com
Headquarters Plano, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1902
Type Company - Public (JCP)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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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