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JCPenney has named Greg Grizzell general manager of its Franklin, Tennessee, store, effective immediately. Grizzell has been with the Company for 25 years and brings a wealth of retail experience in his role in the Company’s highest level of store leadership.

“I am thrilled to be serving as general manager and leading an extraordinary team of dedicated associates who are passionate about delivering great products and exceptional service to our customers,” said Grizzell. “I look forward to serving the local Franklin community and ensuring every customer’s shopping experience at JCPenney is worth their time, money and effort.”

In his 25 years with the company, Grizzell has held multiple positions at various JCPenney locations including general manager in Columbia, Tennessee, assistant manager in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, merchandise manager in Florida as well as planning and allocation roles at the JCPenney home office in Plano, Texas.

Grizzell and his team are looking for talented individuals to join their team in Franklin. JCPenney associate benefits include associate discounts, flexible schedules an employee stock purchase program and more. Applicants are welcome to visit the CoolSprings JCPenney for on-the-spot interviews or the JCPenney careers website to search positions in Franklin:

JCPenney first opened its doors in CoolSprings Galleria on November 3. 1993 and has been committed to serving the needs of local customers ever since. JCPenney began in 1902 as the Golden Rule store in Kemmerer, Wyoming, and has employed some of the retail industry’s most innovative and passionate store leaders throughout its 117-year history.

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About JCPenney:

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), one of the nation’s largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of over 860 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site,, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company’s mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort. For additional information, please visit

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