JCPenney’s history is bound to the legacy of our founder, James Cash Penney, who established honor, courage, service, and cooperation as guiding principles in the life of a JCPenney associate. These values have been at the forefront of our Company history and continue to guide us into the future.
J.C. Penney, in full J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc., formerly J.C. Penney Stores Company (1913–24) and J.C. Penney Co. (1924–68), American retail company, founded in 1902 by James Cash Penney and today engaged in marketing apparel, home furnishings, jewelry, cosmetics, and cookware.
At JCPenney, we’ve been committed to building strong, vibrant communities since James Cash Penney founded the Company on the Golden Rule in 1902. Today, we are passionate about helping underserved students build the confidence they need to stay engaged in school, attend college, and prepare for a rewarding career.
In 1913, the company was incorporated under the new name, J. C. Penney Company, with William Henry McManus as a co-founder. In 1914, the headquarters was moved to New York City to simplify buying, financing, and transportation of goods.  By 1917, the company operated 175 stores in 22 states in the United States. J. C.
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