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Ellen's Selfie Scores Oscar Gold for Samsung Tops brand mentions across social, while Pepsi blows up Twitter

When Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres snapped that epic selfie with the Samsung Galaxy Note during last night's ceremony, it effectively snagged "Best Picture"—among marketers, that is. According to Kontera, which analyzed millions…

March 3, 2014, 1:11 PM EST

Oscars Produce Strange Promoted Tweets [Updated] Oxygen's Kim Novak ad sticks out

When it came to real-time marketing for Sunday's Oscars, it was a success—if you were looking for bizarre results or if you work in Twitter's revenue department. The gala's red…

March 2, 2014, 9:06 PM EST

JCPenney Isn't Drunk Tweeting the Super Bowl—It's Wearing Mittens Stunt causes buzz and goads Kia Motors and Doritos

Nicely played, JCPenney. In the last hour, the retailer's Twitter account has tweeted messages that appeared to be typed by an intoxicated individual. But it was all just a Super Bowl…

February 2, 2014, 7:52 PM EST

JCPenney Turns to Kraft's Debra Berman for Marketing Struggling retailer looks to branding vet for comeback

JCPenney has turned to Kraft's Debra Berman, an executive with deep brand and agency experience, to direct the struggling department store giant's comeback. At Penney, Berman is svp of marketing.  Her…

August 5, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT

JCPenney Returns to Sales Strategy Online, but Struggles Persist Retail giant now pitching three deals a day, per researcher

One month after JCPenney fired top exec Ron Johnson and brought Mike Ullman back as CEO, the retailer reportedly says it expects year-over-year Q1 revenues to be down 16 percent…

May 8, 2013, 11:11 AM EDT

JC Penney Cans Ron Johnson, Brings Mike Ullman Back CEO shake-up at struggling retail brand

JC Penney's board ousted CEO Ron Johnson today and replaced him with his predecessor, Mike Ullman. Johnson, a former Apple exec, took over the struggling retailer's leadership 17 months ago and…

April 8, 2013, 6:59 PM EDT

Jcpenney Gets All Patriotic With Its New Logo Square design reminds customers to 'frame the things they love'

Resist the urge to salute as you admire jcpenney's spanking new logo, a lovely red square with a superimposed blue square that's intended to evoke JCP's proud American heritage and…

January 27, 2012, 3:03 PM EST

JCPenney Accused of Sexism Again With Phoebe Cates Spot 'Fast Times' scene offends

JCPenney, have you learned nothing lately? The answer will be obvious once you watch this new commercial, via Saatchi & Saatchi in New York, for men's clothing sold at the…

October 3, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT

JCPenney Pulls T-Shirt Celebrating Girls 'Too Pretty to Do Homework' Retailer grovels on Facebook

And now for your social media shit storm of the day: JCPenney is madly backtracking and apologizing on Facebook for selling a T-shirt that reads, "I'm too pretty to do…

August 31, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT

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