Nicholas Eckhart

JCPenney Launching New Plus-Size Line In New “Boutique” Sections In Stores, Online

While JCPenney has been selling plus-size garments for years, the retail chain is ready to make a big move into the fashion category: it’s launching a private label plus-size brand for women called Boutique+. [More]

I Signed On To Sell Clothes, Not Force Magazine Subscriptions On People

I Signed On To Sell Clothes, Not Force Magazine Subscriptions On People

L. works at a popular retailer of plus-sized women’s clothing, Avenue. Selling clothes is the job that she signed on for, and she doesn’t have a problem with that. It’s the credit cards and magazine add-ons her company wants employees to push on customers that make her uncomfortable. She vented in an e-mail to Consumerist about why this bothers her so much. [More]