J. C. Penney Company, Inc. CEO to Participate in Piper Jaffray 32nd Annual Consumer Conference on June 5, 2012 at 8:30 A.M. ET

Jun 01, 2012, 08:30 ET from J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

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PLANO, Texas, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced today that Ron Johnson, chief executive officer of jcpenney will answer questions from investors at the Piper Jaffray 32nd Annual Consumer Conference in New York City on June 5, 2012.

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The question and answer session will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET and will be available via live webcast on jcpenney's Investor Relations page at http://ir.jcpenney.com.  Replays of the webcast will be available for up to 90 days after the event.

For further information, contact:

Kristin Hays and Angelika Torres; (972) 431-5500 jcpinvestorrelations@jcpenney.com

Daphne Avila and Joey Thomas; (972) 431-3400 jcpcorpcomm@jcpenney.com  

Corporate Website ir.jcpenney.com

About jcpenney: Over 110 years ago, James Cash Penney founded his company on the principle of treating customers the way he wanted to be treated himself: fair and square. Today, rooted in its rich heritage, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is re-imagining every aspect of its business in order to reclaim its birthright and become America's favorite store. The Company is transforming the way it does business and remaking the customer experience across its 1,100 jcpenney stores and on jcp.com. At every visit, customers will discover straightforward Fair and Square Pricing, month-long promotions that are in sync with the rhythm of their lives, exceptionally curated merchandise, artful presentation, and unmatched customer service.

For more information about jcpenney, visit jcp.com.

SOURCE J. C. Penney Company, Inc.