First JCPenney got rid of sales in favor of lower prices, then it fired its president, re-introduced some sales, then ditched the no-more-sales thing entirely, then started allegedly inflating retail prices to make sale prices look more attractive, then fired the CEO… Now some say that JCP is raising prices by upwards of 67% on some items, perhaps hoping that customers will use coupons to get deals (that aren’t really deals). [More]
jcpenney for your thoughts
On Friday, we brought you the story of John and his wife, whose personal info ended up in the shopping cart of another customer. Over the weekend, a rep for the retail store responded to Consumerist’s request for comment, even though they didn’t exactly answer the question we’d asked.