Tag Archives: J.C. Penney

Sadove Named to J.C. Penney Board

Stephen Sadove

PLANO, Texas-Stephen Sadove, current chairman and CEO of Saks Inc., has been elected to the J.C. Penney board of directors. Sadove will be leaving his post with Saks when the retailer’s merger with Hudson’s Bay Co. is finalized, at which time he will begin his role on the J.C. Penney board. He joined Saks asMore »

Hodges Tabbed to Lead Home Merchandising for J.C. Penney

Jan Hodges

PLANO, Texas-Jan Hodges has been named senior vice president and general merchandise manager for home at J.C. Penney. The appointment goes into effect on Nov. 1. Hodges succeeds Paul Rutenis, who left the retailer in July. Hodges will be responsible for the merchandising of the retailer’s entire home department. She will report to Liz Sweney,More »

Pier 1 Tabs Hunter to Head Marketing Efforts

Eric Hunter

FORT WORTH, Texas-Former J.C. Penney executive Eric Hunter has been named executive vice president of marketing for Pier 1 Imports. Hunter has assumed responsibility for the retailer’s integrated marketing efforts and for enhancing its brand image. Before joining the company, he was senior vice president of marketing and acting chief marketing officer for J.C. Penney,More »

Cuban Joins the JCP Fun

Mark Cuban

Just when J.C. Penney’s shareholders thought that things would finally quiet down, word has come that Mark Cuban has bought 1 million shares of its common stock. For those of you not familiar with Mr. Cuban, he is a very rich guy who built a billion-dollar-plus fortune through software and the Internet. He currently ownsMore »

Bodum Sues J.C. Penney Over Shop Concept Agreement

BODUM_ShopAtJCPenney

NEW YORK-Bodum USA has filed suit against J.C. Penney alleging that the retailer breached the contract for the proposed shop concept involving the housewares manufacturer. In the suit, which was filed in New York State Supreme Court, Bodum said J.C. Penney failed “to  properly implement a program … to construct and feature Bodum’s merchandise inMore »