J. C. Penney Overview

  • www.jcpenney.com
  • Plano, TX
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1902
  • Company - Private
  • Department, Clothing, & Shoe Shops
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

CompetitorsMacy's, Kohl's, Dillard's
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JCPenney, one of the nation's largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of over 600 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcp.com, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every ...
Mission: J.C. Penney Company is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort.

J. C. Penney Reviews

3.3
52%
Recommend to a Friend
56%
Approve of CEO
Jill Soltau
Jill Soltau
962 Ratings
4.0
Former Employee, more than 3 years

"A troubled company"

Oct 3, 2020 - Sales Associate/Cashier
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No Opinion of CEO

Pros

Great upward mobility while learning many different departments

Cons

Unstable company and not much outlook to improve
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Diversity & Inclusion at J. C. Penney

3.7
(1225 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at J. C. Penney?

...They offer benefits, 401K , vacation, room for growth with the company, diversity and an opportunity to become part of the J C Penney family...Read More

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J. C. Penney Interviews

Experience
Positive72%
Negative11%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online70%
In Person10%
Employee Referral7%
Difficulty
2.1
Average
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  1. Temporary Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    very easy and quick. just a chat about the job and what it would entail. some questions about prior work experience. was hired the next week as a temporary employee for the closing of the store.
    Interview

    when can you work next

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Company Updates

January 4, 2021
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In a year full of innovation and newness, JCPenney is excited to debut JCP Live, a live-stream show designed to offer shoppers unique insight on our hottest holiday items. During each segment, popular influencer guests join the stream to highlight exciting merchandise – like the Victrola® 3-speed vintage turntable, Home Expressions® 30-piece dinnerware, the PowerXL™ Vortex air fryer, and the Sharper Image® s’mores maker – to make gift-planning fun and hassle-free. Streaming on Facebook, YouTube, and jcp.com each Friday at 11 a.m. CST until Dec.18 – and with two bonus shows on Cyber Monday – each JCP Live segment is curated around a theme like health and wellness, family fun, top tech, and cozy comfort, and includes featured, on-sale merchandise discussed between the influencer and a JCPenney co-host. Shoppers are invited to engage throughout the each segment.
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Shop the Stream: JCPenney Debuts "JCP Live" to Make Gift-Planning Fun and Easy
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June 1, 2020
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We are excited to re-open our stores and support our loyal customers and communities.
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JCPenney Reopens 150 Additional Stores Across U.S. with Emphasis on Safety Precautions and Engaging Shopping Experiences
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J. C. Penney Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 Companies for DiversityDiversityInc2019
  • Top Companies for Diverse LeadershipDiversityInc2019

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Does J. C. Penney offer relocation assistance?

...There was also a good benefits package for full time associates with different options for health care, retirement, investment, and paid...

March 12, 2020

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