J C Penney Co Inc.

By: Bubbajunk.com

History shows that JC Penney has been serving American consumers for more than a century, by building their business on timeless values. Since James Cash Penney started his first Golden Rule Store in 1902, the company goal has been to serve the public, as efficiently as they are able and to its complete satisfaction. By valuing customers, associates, communities, investors, products, and services, JCPenney has become one of the most trusted retailers in America. 
 
JC Penney has grown to be one of AmericaÂâ€Ã¢„¢s largest departmental store, catalog, and Internet retailers, employing approximately 150,000 associates. The company operates more than 1,000 JCPenney department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. JCPenney is the nationÂâ€Ã¢„¢s largest catalog merchant of general merchandise, and jcpenney.com is one of the largest apparel and home furnishings sites on the Internet.

JCPenney operates 1,050 JCPenney department stores in the U.S. states and in Puerto Rico. The Company also operates 50 Renner department stores in Brazil. JCPenney stores sell fashion at value prices to a target customer that falls into the middle of the American population. They have a family household income ranging from $30,000 to $80,000 a year. What unites these three shopping channels is the JCPenney name that has become one of the most trusted in American retailing. At the core of the JCPenney reputation has been their commitment to the consumer. Their aspiration is to be the customerÂâ€Ã¢„¢s first choice for all the products and services on offer.

The company has a centralized system for control of energy management at its 1,070 facilities throughout the nation. The company is installing existing heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment and lighting control systems in most of its stores. The company is investing more than $30 million, and the improvements are projected to reduce energy consumption by more than 10%.

JCPenney continues to strive to enhance programs to protect human health and safety. Some of these efforts include the development of emergency evacuation and severe weather procedures, installation of ergonomic workstations, establishment of a network of first responders for emergencies, and accident prevention programs.