J.C. Penney changes pricing strategy on store brands

03/27/2013 | Reuters

J.C. Penney plans to raise prices on store brands such as St. John's Bay, jcp, Stafford and Arizona, then lower them to appear as a discount. "While our prices continue to represent a tremendous value every day, we now understand that customers are motivated by promotions and prefer to receive discounts through sales and coupons applied at the register," says spokeswoman Daphne Avila.

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