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Sams, Earl Corder, 2, 43
and Berta's illness /death, 33-34
criticisms of, 160
and customer-first precepts, 231
death of, 91
early responsibilities of, 34
and fund-raising for Penney, 44, 49-51, 55-56
and management training program, 87-89
and Penney's breakdown, 58
on Penney's reaction to Berta's death, 37
Penney's recruitment of, 27-29
and Penney's working hours, 33
and public shares in company, 42
and rose bush sale, 83
and Torrey's merchandising style, 39n.2
Sams, Lula, 28, 29, 33
Scaccia, Don, 176, 180, 182, 185-187
Schwamb, Herb, 88-90
Sears, Chris, 210
Seibert, Don, 92, 93
and catalog warehouse, 126
early career of, 103-111
funeral of, 280-282
Howell monitored by, 149
management style of, 108-109
merchandising style of, 130
and move to Dallas, 150
on Neppl's move to New York, 118
and second thoughts about Howell, 160n.3
Seibert, Verna, 103, 107, 128
self-improvement correspondence course, 10-11
service, 37
shareholders meeting (Lenexa), 271-276
Shoener, Mark, 190-191, 194-195, 219-221, 227, 228
shopping-center stores, 100, 113
Singer, 121
The Skins Game, 213
speaking engagements, rationale for, 214
Spirit of the American Woman campaign, 174-175
sponsorships, 214-215
of Lyn St. James, 174-175
of women's golf events, 192
St. James, Lyn, 174-175, 182
St. Petersburg Times , 258
Steinmetz, Herb, 68
stock market crash, 42-43, 51-54
strip-center full-line stores, 100
suburban stores, 100
Sullivan, Kathleen, 195, 223
synergism, 256-257



Celebration of Fools. An Inside Look at the Rise and Fall of JCPenney
Celebration of Fools: An Inside Look at the Rise and Fall of JCPenney
ISBN: 0814471595
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 177
Authors: Bill Hare

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