J.C. Penney files for bankruptcy protectionJ.C. Penney, one of America's most recognizable clothing stores, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy late Friday. In doing so, the 118-year-old store became the latest major retailer to succumb to a sales slump during the coronavirus pandemic.
J.C. Penney To Close More Than 100 Stores J.C. Penney is closing some of its doors - about 130 to 140 of them - the company announced Friday as they work to keep up profits in the era of online shoppers.
Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Signaling Shift In Retail JobsAmazon is planning to hire 100,000 people to help with the holiday rush, a 25 percent jump from last year.
Macy's, Martha Stewart Living Settle DisputeMacy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney.
Black Friday At Walmart Starts Thanksgiving NightHoliday shoppers have another reason to eat early on Thanksgiving. Walmart is the latest major retailer to announce an even earlier launch to annual Black Friday weekend sales — beginning at dinnertime Thanksgiving evening.
Target To Open Earlier On Turkey DayBlack Friday shoppers in South Florida and the rest of the nation will be able to shop at Target on Thanksgiving. The retailer is the latest to announce its opening earlier on turkey day this year.
Store Manager Accused Of Pawning Jewelry To Pay Off Repo'd CarA J.C. Penney jewelry manager used some of her own merchandise to get her car out of hock, Boynton Beach Police allege.
J.C. Penney Offering Free Kids HaircutsRetailers are competing to get you in their stores, and J.C. Penney is no exception. Their salons are offering free kids haircuts in August.
Holiday Hiring Increasing In 2011Despite the still struggling economy, retailers are expecting a boon in business during the holiday shopping season and have started announcing major hiring plans.