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How to Shop JCPenney

Snooty fashionistas: don’t you dare diss JCPenney. With something like 1,000 stores, the retail giant sells to more than half of America’s families every year. With such impressive stats, the department store obviously has a thing or two to offer customers. What’s unique about JCPenney? Read on to find out.

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How to Shop JCPenney

Shopper perks.
Larger retailers are always capable of offering a ton of deals, and you’d be crazy not to take advantage of them. Sign up for e-mail or mobile alerts for exclusivecoupons and offers.

Know before you go.
Another plus for Penney’s shoppers: there’s no need to go into the store, unless you just really want to try something on. The retailer’s entire selection is available online (you can even make some purchases right on their Facebook page). And with every item, the site shows you where the item is available and if they have it in your size. Go online before going to the store to find out of it’s worth taking a trip into the store.

Brands you’ll love.
We’re serious, fashion snobs, don’t count JCP out for cute fashions. The retailer has significantly improved their fashion options (although some stores still need a bit of fashion help) with lines from Nicole Miller, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen and Mango. What’s more, there’s even a Sephora inside the store, and while we have yet to confirm it, the sales associates swear it’s cheaper (we haven’t personally seen much of a difference).

JCP Extras.
It’s worth mentioning JCPenny Optical, Portraits, Salon and Custom Decorating, which offers you a free in-home consultation. Other unique offerings from the retailer include wedding and gift registries, the Teleflora flower club and Jodee, a selection of post-mastectomy fashions.

The fine print.
Don’t worry, with JCPenney, the fine print isn’t intimidating at all. Wtih a receipt, you have up to 90 days to return an item for a cash refund. After 90 days or without a receipt, you can still return it for store credit, but just for the lowest on sale price within the last 30 days.

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Friday 16th of September 2011

People sleep on jcp and that's good for me.i can reinterpret alot of styles on the always said if you have good taste you can shop anyway!


Thursday 18th of August 2011

okay, this is my usually my very first stop for trips to the mall. i always always find something i NEED for dirt cheap! i, too, purchase suits from jcp. they fit me well and give during my weight-gains. i signed up for their text messaging deals and you would not believe how this has helped me and so many of my friends. they DO NOT flood your cell phone text messaging inbox with deals/coupons. they come on a random basis, but yet right on time. i love going up to the counter with my items and whipping out my cell phone to read off the coupon code loaded with savings! even the store clerks seem to get excited when the see me reading the coupon code from my handy dandy celly. on yeah....the sephora stores in jcp does not have any price difference but you will receive a lot of one-on-one attention.


Monday 15th of August 2011

Sephora at JCP:

I've noticed that the JCP Sephoras have different/more sale stuff when I go, and they tend to carry slightly different or older stock. I know I can get Urban Decay primer duos there, Cargo (not in regular Sephoras anymore), and the more popular Sephora items that are sold out often in the regular Sephoras. Also, there have been a few times where a friends and family coupon did NOT exclude Sephora in JCP! They have also added the Beauty Insider program to JCP Sephora locations. Hooray.


Monday 15th of August 2011

regarding Sephora inside JCP

1. Prices are the same as Sephora and 2. Can't use JCP coupons or gift cards at Sephora inside JCP 3. You can still earn Beauty Insider points purchasing at Sephora inside JCP 4. Freebies available at Sephora may not be available at Sephora inside JCP 5. JCP sends out emails for freebies available only at Sephora inside JCP 6. Limited products lines


Sunday 14th of August 2011

Yeah! you know what, I love JCP, too! They have some pretty great finds and i'm a sucker for sales. it may not be my favorite store but i do own a few favorite pieces from them.

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