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NRF Applauds JCPenney’s Congressional Testimony on Patent Trolls

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Washington—The NRF congratulated today JCPenney for its testimony in front of a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on patent reform, at which JCPenney Senior Managing Counsel Diane Lettelleir testified. According to NRF Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French, “Patent trolls impact every segment of the United States economy, …

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JCPenney Announces Closing of 40 Stores by April

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Plano, TX–JCPenney announced that it will be closing 40 of its approximately 1,060 stores by April. The stores are in Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin. Earlier this week the retailer …