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July 12, 2012

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is further lowering its credit rating on J.C. Penney Co., attributing the move to a continuing weak performance.

New York -- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is further lowering its credit rating on J.C. Penney Co., attributing the move to a continuing weak performance.

J.C. Penney’s corporate credit rating has been lowered to "B+" from "BB-." The junk rating is four notches below investment grade. The move marks the second downgrade from S&P since mid-May.
 

December 8, 2011

Barnes & Noble said it has earned the top rating of 100% for the fourth year in a row in the 2012 Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

New York City -- Barnes & Noble said Thursday it has earned the top rating of 100% for the fourth year in a row in the 2012 Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Barnes & Noble joins the ranks of 190 other major U.S. businesses, which received top marks for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and consumers.

June 24, 2010

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services boosted its rating on Jo-Ann Stores Friday, saying the retailer's...

March 14, 2010

Blockbuster is putting its European stores up for sale, according to reports....

January 29, 2009

Moody's Investors Service said it might lower some of Starbucks Corp.'s ratings after the coffee...

September 30, 2007

Consumers are slowly—but surely—starting to think differently, change their lifestyles and adjust their shopping lists...

May 11, 2005

New York City, ...

February 16, 2005

New York City, ...