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JCPenney: An Historical Shift toward Centralization
In September 2006, Michael Taxter knew that JCPenney Company, the nation's 3rd largest department store retailer, with $18 billion in sales and more than 1,000 department stores throughout the United States, had survived the greatest challenge of its 100-year history.
Lal, Rajiv, and Laura Winig. "JCPenney: An Historical Shift toward Centralization." Harvard Business School Case 507-007, March 2007.