Tagged: j.c. penney

The JC Penney Debacle: Consumers Win (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 6/3/2013 12:00 am

After losing 25 percent of its overall business in 2012, and posting a first-quarter sales drop of 16 percent over the same period last year, the J.C. Penney board brought to an end CEO Ron Johnson’s 17-month tenure and his revamped pricing strategy.

The Price Is Right (Gwen Moritz Editor's note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/3/2013 12:00 am

What makes some products irreplaceable in the mind of the consumer? Why can some products command a higher price than the other brands on the same shelf? And how much higher can the price be before it backfires?

New Shopping Center Planned for Benton

by George Waldon 11/14/2012 11:07 am

A proposed 516,000-SF retail center is on the drawing board for the south side of Benton.