J. C. Penney Company is a holding company for struggling department store operator J. C. Penney Corp. One of the largest department store and e-commerce retailers in the US, J. C. Penney Corp. operates some 1,100 JCPenney department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico, and about 10 Foundry Big & Tall Supply Co. stores. J. C. Penney Corp., its only subsidiary, was founded in 1902 by James Cash Penney. In a bid to revive the aging chain, Penney hired -- and has since fired -- former Apple stores chief Ron Johnson as CEO. Following a disastrous decline in the business, ex-CEO Myron Ullman returned to lead the company. He will be succeeded by former Home Depot executive Marvin Ellison in mid-2015.

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6501 Legacy Dr
Plano, TX 75024-3698
Phone: 1 (972) 431-1000
Fax: 1 (972) 431-1362


  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: JCP
  • Stock Exchange: NYSE
  • CEO: Myron E. Ullman
  • Chairman: Thomas J. Engibous
  • CEO: Myron E. Ullman

Major Office Locations

  • Plano, TX

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