Michael Francis

JCPenney Taps Top Kraft Executive to Be Marketing Chief


Plano, TX—JCPenney today filled a longstanding vacancy on its top executive list. Confirming rumors, the department store named … [Read more...]

After 1 Year, JCPenney Returns to Sales, Discounts

Attention Getter: Ron Johnson, JCPenney's CEO

Plano, TX—It was just a few days more than a year ago, when Ron Johnson, the ex-Apple retail head now chief executive at JCPenney, … [Read more...]

Gap Appoints H&M Veteran to Top Design Post

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San Francisco--Gap Inc. named a veteran of Swedish retailer H&M as its head of global design and creative director for its Gap … [Read more...]

JCPenney President Departs, CEO Johnson to Assume Duties

Retail Math: A JCPenney's explaining its new price strategy

Plano, TX—Michael Francis, the former Target chief marketing officer hired to help get the message out about JCPenney’s … [Read more...]

JCPenney CFO to Depart, Replacement Sought


Plano, TX—Less than a week after JCPenney announced some 900 job cuts, including 600 at its headquarters, the company said … [Read more...]

New Executives at: Charming Charlie, Target, JCPenney


Charming Charlie Names Four to Top Retail Posts Houston—Charming Charlie named four accomplished retail executives to the … [Read more...]

JCPenney Taps Target’s Michael Francis as President

Michael Francis, JCPenney's new president

Plano,TX—In another sign that a new regime is building at JCPenney, the department store retailer announced Monday that Michael … [Read more...]