Jun 09, 2003 Issue #39

Cover Story

New systems will support the cause

While JCPenney's five-year turnaround is about to hit the mid-point, the bulk of its back-end support and allocations systems initiatives are nearing completion. From day one, Penney's key support departments were given a tighter turnaround schedule than the company at large — three years. And, by late 2003, information systems backing up Penney's centralized merchandise organization will...