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Description: J.C. Penney is apologizing. The department-store chain is airing a television commercial this week — in time for Mother?s Day — that says it made mistakes and asks former customers to come back. Sheila Dharmarajan reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg.com – video report

Date: May 01, 2013

Link: http://bloom.bg/18r07pK#ooid=Q5dHNiYjoKPwaG_yDqZH9Gf9YJWLCd5x

Questions for Discussions:

  • Do you think the apology was a good marketing strategy?
  • Do you think the old target customer will return to shop once again at J.C. Penney?
  • What else should management be doing?

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