JCP - JC Penney
J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) was started in 1902 as a dry goods store by James Cash Penney. Originally they were named The Golden Rule Store based on Penney's philosophy of wanting to treat others like he would want to be treated.
Today the there are 1,093 J.C. Penney operating in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
There are two primary business segments J.C. Penney's operates through: Department stores and Direct.
Along with its large variety of merchandise, at its department stores Penney's also offers custom decoration, optical, portrait photography and styling salons.
It's direct segment sells through catalogs and the Internet, and it has four four Internet/catalog fulfillment centers it owns and operates to fulfil those orders. It also has five regional warehouse to serve all their customers' needs.
The company is based in Plano, Texas.
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