JCPenney

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  1. Who Wrecked J.C. Penney?

    Hedge-fund investor Bill Ackman was a chief culprit in Ron Johnson's disastrous tenure as CEO of J.C. Penney, it's clear. But thanks to a...

  2. THE JC PENNEY DISASTER TIMELINE: How Ex-Apple Guru Ron Johnson Is Destroying The Company

    Update: Michael Francis, president of JCP, announced his resignation on June 18, 2012. Francis was hired by Johnson during JCP's c-suite ...

  3. JC Penney board erupts into fight over next CEO

    The board of J.C. Penney erupted into a fight over the retailer's future on Thursday, as hedge fund manager Bill Ackman demanded a faster...

  4. Penney CEO Out, Old Boss Back In

    J.C. Penney Co. dumped Ron Johnson, the chief executive it poached from Apple Inc. with great fanfare 17 months ago, replacing him midway...

  5. Ron Johnson Speaks, Calls Reports On His J.C. Penney Tenure 'Largely Inaccurate And Surprisingly Uninformed'

    Ousted J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson: Analysis of his tenure is "surprisingly uninformed." (Photo credit: Fortune Live Media) He's retail's...

  6. The Purge Of J.C. Penney

    As J.C. Penney attempts to recover from a period in which it alienated customers, enraged employees and suffered abysmal sales, its new c...

  7. Ron Johnson's JCPenney: Anatomy of a Retail Failure

    In a stunning end to one of the most aggressively unsuccessful tenures in retail history, JCPenney (JCP) last night announced that CEO Ro...

  8. J.C. Penney CEO gets the boot, but were his ideas really that bad?

    J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson has been given the boot after just 17 months as head of the struggling department store chain.

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