JCPENNEY MENS WEDDING RINGS – Office Michelle Mizerka-Peters is a Spartan company that has no leather sofas, soft carpets or other brands. With its yellow tiles and basic design, the main feature of the centennial office is the uninterrupted view of the property of the general manager, the enormous ground floor of the Pendleton JC Penney store, through a large, transparent window.
Nowadays, the look is a bit chaotic.He recently closed his eyes to a dozen customers who walked on the floor. Company exit signs were published on the client.
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“There is nothing left, everything has to go, the store closes.The laugh of the employee and the customer sounded when the cashier gave him a shirt at a fraction of the original price.
The 26th branch will soon be closed, along with 137 stores across the country.In the Mizerka-Peters office, the portrait of founder James Cash Penney was in wait. The manager recently photographed the photo to place it in the box and placed it at the company headquarters.
Penney wears a tie and a snow-white mustache and looks thoughtfully at the black and white photo. Penney launched a mega channel with two partners, which he eventually bought.
The Pendleton store is the oldest in its original location.”We were in the first wave of J.C Penney Stores, we have been here for 106 years,” said Mizerka-Peters. “We have not moved.”
Advertising in 1911 in Eastern Oregon gives a general description of the prices calculated in the Golden Rule, as it was then called. Monkeys cost 25 cents and the wool suit costs $ 14.72. Horse leather gloves cost 98 cents.
In addition to clothing, the store also sold clothing and sewing items. The participants were The Peoples Warehouse, Department Store Alexander, Workwear Company, F.E. Livengood & Company, department stores Wohlenberg, Bond Brothers, Hub and H.H. Wessel.
Early J.C. The customers of Penney often traveled to a horse in the city, which was connected to the rings directly in front of the store.
Inside, things differed from the fast internet. Mid-year 1900 commercial transactions were carried out from floor to center via a box that was pulled out with cable and roll.
“They placed the transaction receipt and paid for the metal pipe that was sent to the office,” says Mizerka-Peters. “The cashier would make a change and give it back.”
Mizerka-Peters worked for J.C. for 25 years. Penney, the last two in Pendleton. During the first interview with the company, he plans to complete his studies and start a career as a geologist. That is why she married the Navy and moved to California. Prior to her return to school she had to have a temporary job and a job at her local trade, J.C. Penney. He found that “retail in the blood”.
“I liked it”, said Mizerka-Peters.His career brought her to Wisconsin and North Bend before she became general manager of Pendleton and La Grande. Currently, with the emphasis on liquidation, the feeling of closure hides. Your customers are not saved.
“You are sad about this,” Mizerka-Peters said.The worst are probably the former employees such as Nora Pointer and Suzie Fortier. Two pensioners Pendleton worked for J.C. for 60 years. Penney in the seventies and eighties together. In a reaction to the closure of the store, Pointer said: “I was very surprised, our company had a good sales over the years and survived many reductions.”
Fortier said he wanted to cry after he heard that he would close the place where he spent so many hours.”I loved people, I miss a lot of customers,” he said. “Everyone was shopping there and they all seemed to work in Penney
Basic configuration J.C. Penney’s Pendleton highway stores have not changed for 106 years, although some parts have disappeared. The cellar once had fabrics, patterns and ideas. On the back of the ground floor, the catalog agency staff have already been able to order items from the enormous catalog JC Penney, including wedding dresses, sewing machines and household items, furniture and many other products. .
“The store was for a person who works,” Pointer said. “There were many farms and ranch clothes, jeans and strong shirts.”
Fortier initially worked in underwear, than in men and women. He has registered sales in the cash register since generations after the current computer version. He sold the credit sale by giving a three-letter letter to the credit card printer via the slider. He ended the purchase of brown paper in a registered paper.
The cursor worked in the office, where he was the first employee of 10 keys. He wrote bills, paid bills, paid salaries. Their children often visit the store after school and do their work during the holiday season.
“Penney was their second home,” Pointer said.J. C. Penney interprets three generations of the Cori Applegate family. Applegate, who teaches art at Hermiston for eight years, remembers his boss, Juanita Applegate, when he worked as a metro. Additionally, Appleged’s mom rolled the curtains in her shop and her father worked as a worker.
In the store, Applegate remembers at lunch with her grandmother in the toilet and studied the shop, including department stores in the tissue area.
When her grandmother died in 2003, Applegate was charged with her neck by her grandmother when she was 15 years old. The rule applies to a chain and three diamond bits, one for every five-year period.
“I use it proudly,” Applegate said.Applegate also has five diamond rings, which her grandmother received after 25 years.
The man wonders what he thinks of Mr. Penney when the company was set up to disappear from the mid-2053s to mid-seventies. According to Dean Hales, Curator J.C. The Penney Museum in Hamilton’s hometown of Missouri was not the one who grabbed his portfolio.
“If I met him in the street, you do not know he had a pen,” Hales said.Hales said he had known Penney because Hale was a kid. Penneys bought Cadillac in 1947 and attended after the deaths of the burial ground in Pennyy 1971. Hale now follows a museum with sculpture Penney tuxedo, office furniture and a Masonic sword.
The store will be remembered at Pendleton on July 31, when doors will be permanently closed. The employee stayed mainly at Mizerka-Peters.
“They work hard and are very positive,” he said. “We have built positive relationships in this area, we are a family.”