CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Looking for a steady gig through the holiday season? JCPenney is holding a national hiring day Tuesday at its locations around the country. The chain plans to hire more than 40,000 people to work at its stores and online sites. The hiring event will run from 2 to 8 p.m. at […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The first day of summer was just yesterday, but JC Penney is already hiring for back-to-school shoppers. The retail chain announced it plans to hire 600 associates throughout Ohio to get ready for the upcoming school year. Positions are available in customer service and support positions, including cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside […]

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Four Ohio JCPenney locations are among 138 store closures that will impact 5,000 jobs nationwide. Among those to be shuttered include the store at Richmond Town Square in Richmond Heights. The other Ohio JCPenney closures are: New Towne Mall in New Philadelphia Findlay Village Mall in Findlay St. Mary’s Square in […]

CLEVELAND – What we know: JCPenney is hurting. The company plans to shutter as many as 140 stores in 2017. The department store chain has not disclose how many jobs would be cut, but it said it is also offering early retirement to 6,000 full-time employees. RELATED: Read the news release from JCPenney The closings should take […]

J.C. Penney plans to close up to 140 stores and offer buyouts to 6,000 workers as the department-store industry sags in competition with online sellers and nimble niche retailers. The company said Friday that it would shutter 13% to 14% of its stores, representing about 5% of its annual sales, and two distribution centers. The […]

CLEVELAND- With just three months away from Christmas, JCPenney is getting into the holiday spirit by hiring for the seasons. 500 seasonal associates are needed for a variety of customer service and support positions, including cashier, replenishment specialist, merchandise support  specialist and more. For more information on the job openings, click here.   READ MORE: […]

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CLEVELAND – A controversial teakettle which some say looks like Adolf Hitler has become a hot seller. The kettle sold at JC Penney was designed by Michael Graves and meant to boost the company’s poor sales. As of Thursday morning, the teakettle has sold out online. An eBay customer paid nearly $200 for one, which […]