Tag Archives: J. C. Penney

Will They Exist After the Holiday Season?

I have not posted about J.C. Penny in a while, and thought I should as I believe their time is coming to an end. I won’t rehash my earlier posts here, you can search them easily within this blog. Suffice … Continue reading

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If you lower the bar it’s easier to clear it

In several posts I have questioned what J.C. Penny is up to since firing their CEO and bringing back the prior CEO. Clearly they hired a new and transformational CEO as they felt the earlier strategy was not working. And … Continue reading

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And the tragedy continues..

I have posted several times about J.C. Penny. (Just search the archives for J.C. Penny). In my last post, I suggested the Board of Directors was to blame for this debacle. And now they are compounding the problem. They have … Continue reading

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What went wrong?

Opinions abound as to what went wrong at J.C. Penny. Chief Executive posted an article summarizing a Time Magazine story on the “5 Critical Errors That Triggered Ron Johnson’s Removal at J.C. Penny”. I fundamentally disagree with almost that entire … Continue reading

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And then it was over

Back in February I posted about the challenge of re-positioning JC Penny. I was concerned about Ron Johnson’s ability to stay the course. Turns out the challenge was too much for the Board: Mr. Johnson resigned today. The best summary … Continue reading

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