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J.C. Penney : the man with a thousand partners

Author: Jason Offutt
Publisher: Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2017]
Series: Notable Missourians.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Cash Penney was born on a small farm in a family that valued hard work and fair play. When he was twenty, he got a job at a store and saved up to buy his own store. Over many years, he opened more and more stores across the country. J. C. Penney's business was based on the idea of being fair to both his employees and his customers. When his stores made a lot of money, he shared that money with his employees  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Offutt, Jason, 1965- author.
J.C. Penney
Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017010545
Named Person: J C Penney; J C Penney
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Offutt
ISBN: 9781612482095 1612482090
OCLC Number: 985447596
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Notable Missourians.
Responsibility: by Jason Offutt.

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James Cash Penney was born on a small farm in a family that valued hard work and fair play. When he was twenty, he got a job at a store and saved up to buy his own store. Over many years, he opened more and more stores across the country. J. C. Penney's business was based on the idea of being fair to both his employees and his customers. When his stores made a lot of money, he shared that money with his employees and gave money to charities. J. C. Penney became one of the most successful and respected businessmen in the United States.

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