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 Brian Sullivan speaks with Martha Stewart of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia about whether the consumer is back, the state of housing, and Ron Johnson's leadership at JC Penney.
James Stewart, The New York Times columnist, explains why the legal fight to sell Martha Stewart brands isnot such a "good thing" for JC Penney's Ron Johnson.
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J.C. Penney agreed on Thursday not to sell products designed by Martha Stewart in categories deemed exclusive to Macy's before a court date in April. The case was postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
As the courtroom battle between department stores Macy's and J.C. Penney continues, Martha Stewart will win no matter what, said the former chairman of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
Martha Stewart explains 'It's terribly important that we don't lose' regarding her Macy's/ J.C. Penney trial during an interview with the Today Show Wednesday morning, NBC News reports.
The man behind developing Martha Stewart's brand, Charles Koppelman, CAK Entertainment chairman & CEO, discusses whether selling Stewart's products at JC Penney will hinder sales at Macy's.
Home diva Martha Stewart testified in court that she did nothing wrong when she signed an agreement to open up shops within J.C. Penney stores.
The domestic diva is back on the stand today, caught in the middle of a legal fight between Macy's and JC Penney, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Martha Stewart is back in court for the second day, as she is caught in the middle of a legal battle between Macy's and JC Penney, reports Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest twists in the retail drama between Macy's and JC Penney for the rights to sell Martha Stewart brands. Meanwhile, a large shareholder is selling a big chunk of JCP stock.
Martha Stewart is back in court today, caught in the middle of a legal battle between Macy's and JC Penney. Also, one of JCP's largest shareholders is selling a chunk of the company's stock, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Profits must come through public confidence, and public confidence is given to any merchant in proportion to the service which he gives to the public.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest details on the legal battle between JC Penney and Macy's to sell Martha Stewart branded products.
J.C. Penney CEO, Ron Johnson, was aware that striking a deal with Martha Stewart would potentially create a conflict with rival Macy's.
Macy's lawyers are using many emails to prove that JC Penney understood Macy's contract with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson took the stand today to testify in Macy's case against his company in a licensing disagreement for several Martha Stewart brands.
Macy's and JC Penney continue their legal battle over the rights to sell "certain categories" of Martha Stewart branded products, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Robert Frank and Courtney Reagan discuss recent situations where business became personal: the Bill Ackman-Carl Icahn feud and the battle over Martha Stewart products between JC Penney and Macy's.