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CNBC's Jim Cramer says J.C. Penney's expected same-store sales projection is good, but ...
A high-level official at J.C. Penney inadvertently disclosed nonpublic information regarding the company's comparable store sales results for the fiscal first quarter of 2015 to a securities analyst via email.
April 14- J.C. Penney Inc said a senior executive inadvertently disclosed information on its same-store sales in the first quarter so far to an analyst. The executive's email to the analyst said that J.C. Penney's same-store sales had risen about 6 percent in the period, the department store chain said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday. J.C. Penney said it expected...
April 13- New York's attorney general has sent letters to 13 national retailers, including Gap Inc, Target Corp and JC Penney Co Inc, about "on-call shifts" in which workers are told whether to report to work a day or less before a scheduled shift. A number of companies with stores in New York are requiring employees to check in by telephone, text message or email before...
April 13- New York's attorney general has questioned 13 national retailers, including Gap Inc, Target Corp and JC Penney, about "on-call shifts," a staffing practice that requires workers to find out just hours before their shift whether or not they need to report to work. Letters were also sent to Abercrombie& Fitch, J. Crew, L Brands Inc, Burlington Coat Factory, TJX Cos,...
April 13- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has written to 13 retailers, including Gap Inc and Target Corp, questioning them about "on-call shifts," a staffing practice under which workers find out just hours before their shift whether or not they need to go in to work. Practices such as on-call scheduling may violate a New York law, according to the letter.
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