Tag Archives: JC Penny

As Predicted

While it took a bit longer than anticipated, the “experts” are now predicting that J.C. Penney is circling the drain. I have seen that coming since 2104 as I noted in several posts back then (just search the archives); but … Continue reading

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Just When You Think They Can’t Make It Worse

I have criticized the Board of J.C. Penney for their decisions over the past few years. (Just search the archives). However, they continue to find ways to amaze me with their decision processes. Despite my predictions, the company is still … Continue reading

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Will This Reset Work Faster

J.C. Penney has decided upon a new strategy … again. I commend them for at least realizing that returning to their failed strategy was not viable. And, they have survived long enough to try one more thing. That was not … Continue reading

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JC Penny’s 360 turnaround continues

If you have been following my JC Penny critiques, the title is self-evident, as there is no need to comment further on this article, which speaks for itself about the new/old JC Penny. Mitch

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Has JC Penny Rediscovered a Business Management Secret?

I posted a bunch last year (search the blog archives for keyword Penny) about my feelings about JC Penny’s actions in abandoning their repositioning strategy. Bottom line was that if the old strategy was not going to achieve the company’s … 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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Changing positions takes longer than you wish it would

I’m a big fan of the new JC Penny. It’s also my wife’s “new favorite store.” I’m especially impressed with the fact they have found a position that is not just “another” department store. However, it has been a tough … Continue reading

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A new take on long form commercials

Long form commercials (usually longer than one minute, but not an infomercial) have been around for many years, and come and go in popularity. We recently ran across this video, which, as you will see when it is over, is … Continue reading

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Retailers biting the dust

Mervyns, a California based retailer declared bankruptcy earlier this year and just announced that they were going to liquidate as they could not find a buyer or appropriate financing to continue. No doubt many will ascribe their demise to the … Continue reading

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