JC Penney had a rough year in 2012 with shares down 47 percent, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. The retailer's CEO Ron Johnson received no stock awards, and his base pay was unchanged.
There needs to be more transparency in the way companies value the compensation of their chief executives, said former Playboy chief Christie Hefner, now at the Center for American Progress.
Last year was a tough one for JC Penney, and now CEO Ron Johnson and other C-suiters are feeling the hit in their paychecks.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the troubled CEO will not get a bonus or stock awards for 2012, as the retail giant implements a series of turnaround plans. And, Christie Hefner, former Chairman & CEO of Playboy Enterprises, discusses how to evaluate executive compensation.
JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson received $1.9 million in 2012 total compensation, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
J.C. Penney's CEO Ron Johnson received a total of $1.9 million in 2012, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
J.C. Penney's top executives -- the chief executive, chief operating officer and chief talent officer -- received no cash bonuses in 2012, according to an SEC filing.
Apple needs to launch a new product soon in order to return to growth, the CEO of Firsthand Technology Value Fund says.
It doesn't appear that Apple can do anything about its tailspin, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
The struggling department store chain is poised to open the first of its new home goods boutiques, a launch that Johnson himself has called "pivotal" to his efforts to revive Penney.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports JC Penney is changing its pricing strategy; and the "Street Signs" crew discusses.
JC Penney is embracing a new sales tactic, and Google has selected 8,000 people to test its glasses, making them pay $1,500 and fly to New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco to get their hands on them. CNBC's Cindy Perman and Bob Pisani discuss.
On Sunday, millions of real-time TV viewers will be faced with a difficult decision: watch the season finale of AMC's "The Walking Dead" or the season premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones."
In the midst of two retail turnaround attempts, Best Buy stock has nearly doubled while J.C. Penney's stock has crumbled. But only one company seems to be showing turnaround progress, analysts told CNBC.
While Best Buy is bouncing back, JP Penney is not. Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets; and Rick Snyder, Maxim Group, discuss what JCP needs to make a turnaround.
Cramer is seeing signs of a bull market in retailers and blue chip stocks and said a significant revaluation is happening right now as investors shift to tried-and-true companies.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open Monday:
Chuck Bath, named "Ultimate Stock Picker" by Morningstar, likes a couple of names.
Stock index futures hovered around the flatline Thursday following the weekly jobless claims report, while uncertainty in Cyprus kept investors on edge.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.