The Dallas Morning News
J.C. Penney's search for new chief executive officer led it to select the first woman to head the 116-year-old department store chain.
The Plano-based retailer on Tuesday named Jill Soltau, 51, as chief executive officer. She joins Penney from JoAnn Stores, a fabric and crafts company of 850 locations in 49 states, where she was president and CEO. . . . more