Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Business & FinanceCorporations · 4 weeks ago

How did JC Penney get so bad off?

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  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

    They are still talking about "We are talking to moms and appealing to what she wants." The kind of moms who want to escape from home on the weekends to go splurge on clothes, towels, and Bath and Body Works next door do not exist. Now moms want to stay home with their families and watch movies or go outside or lead entrepreneurial groups online.

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

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  • Robert
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Of the 93 people who still shopped there in the past ten years, 39 of them died.  The rest could not spend enough to keep it profitable and they had troubles getting new stock to interest new and younger shoppers.  

  • 3 weeks ago

    They tried to go upscale instead of remaining true to their customer base; and competition from other stores.

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  • Scott
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Like Sears, Kmart, and dozens of other retailers, they were too slow to adapt to a changing world. They can't compete with Amazon.

  • Jay
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    JC Penny did not get in to e-commerce quickly enough.

    And they took on too much debt financing to maintain an outdated business model.

  • User
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Malls nearly everywhere were already dying

    when the World Wide Web showed up and finished them off.

  • yodi
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    Just like Sears and K-Mart,......... Amazon became a Monopoly that no one stopped.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Internet sales took over and people have become too lazy to actually walk around and shop for items.

  • 4 weeks ago

    It was basically an outdated business model, and no plan for long term sustainability in the age of ecommerce. Their business model was always to be a shopping mall anchor store. Sales started to slip and before long they had no money to really improve their problem.  The dip in shopping mall revenue from the 2000's to the 2010's was a very sharp decline. In the 2000's shopping malls still did very well.  It took their executives by surprise how quickly the mall declined. 

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