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After abysmal first quarter numbers, J.C. Penney is adding more sales to its promotional calendar. When unveiling the recent store and pricing system overhauls, the chain announced that sales would be only on the first and third Fridays of the … Continue reading
Transforming a retail chain’s image may be harder than thought, as J.C. Penney is finding out. The Texas-based company reported a staggering loss of $55 million, or 25 cents a share, in the first quarter of this year. Same-store sales … Continue reading
Birmingham-based Books-A-Million posted big numbers for the fourth quarter, with sales increasing 10.7 percent. The sales increase was largely due to the new stores the chain acquired, since comparable store sales for the fourth quarter declined 5.7 percent. BAM! opened … Continue reading
Though York County’s Sears and Kmart stores were safe after a December announcement that Sears Holdings Company, which owns the two chains was closing 100 to 120 stores, a new report from the Wall Street Journal says that the cash-strapped … Continue reading
Today I headed across the street to the West Manchester Mall over my lunch break to grab something to eat and maybe do a little browsing. While there, I noticed – with great sadness – that two of the mall’s … Continue reading
Retailer jcpenney may be taking the backlash against other mega-stores like Target and Wal-Mart to heart: the chain announced it will open at 4 a.m. on Black Friday, right around the time stores have opened in the past. Ever since … Continue reading