Ex-Apple Store Head Promises "First Great Jobs" Of On-Demand Era With New Startup
Ron Johnson, the man behind the Apple Stores, has recovered from a disastrous stint as J.C. Penney's CEO. His new delivery and set-up service for personal electronics, Enjoy, promises a new approach to running a mobile, on-demand workforce.
Why Delia's Is The Next J.Crew And Not The Next J.C. Penney
That's according to long-suffering shareholder and hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who told BuzzFeed the teen retailer's turnaround under its new CEO — recruited from J.Crew — will be different from the Ron Johnson–J.C. Penney situation that burned him last year.
Exclusive: Therapist Enlisted To Help J.C. Penney Employees Cope Compares Retailer's Past 17 Months To 9/11
An organizational therapist brought in to help J.C. Penney employees cope with its management upheaval likened the experience to a bomb explosion and 9/11. Needless to say, it didn't go over well.
J.C. Penney Catalog Features Gay Couple With Child, Freakout Ensues
J.C. Penney is admirably doubling down on its campaign to piss off One Million Moms. This image appeared in the JCP May catalog, and the conservative group that had conniptions over the retailer hiring Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson promptly reconnipted.