J.C. Penney to sell items for a penny as part of a new promotion
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When coming up with a promotion to get more shoppers in its stores, J.C. Penney didn't need to look any further than its name.
Starting Sunday, if you only have a single penny in your pocket, that will be enough to shop at the retailer.
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In a new program called "Get Your Penney's Worth,'' stores and jcp.com will be selling certain items for only a penny, while others will be buy one, get another one for a penny, starting Feb. 28. The struggling retailer, which closed about 40 stores in 2015 and cut 300 jobs at its Texas headquarters, is looking to get people in its stores with the deeply discounted items.
Time to crack open the piggy bank.
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