JCPenney Announces Winners of its Associate Holiday Reward Packages

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We’re kicking off the new year with an exciting announcement of our $5,000 holiday hiring incentive package winners. To attract and retain top talent for the 2018 holiday season, we introduced an all-new rewards incentive, providing eight lucky associates across JCPenney a chance to win their choice of trip or prize package.

In order to qualify for the drawing on Jan. 3, all hourly associates and seasonal associates in stores, supply chain and call centers, who were employed by the Company through Dec. 29 were eligible to win. The winners have the option of choosing a $5,000 trip to Banff, Alberta, Canada; New York City; or Miami – which includes paid lodging, airfare and entertainment – or $5,000 prize package for a smart home, outdoor, technology or glamour bundle.

Our themed prize packages offer an array of options for our winners. Our technology themed prize package includes a selection of top tech gifts such as a 12-inch MacBook, Apple Watch, Apple AirPods, iPad and wireless speakers while winners who choose our oudoor prize package will receive two hybrid road bikes, a kayak, tent, sleeping bag and camping equipment. Fashion enthusiasts will love our glamour bundle, which includes designer leather tote and stylish watch, diamond bar necklace and one carat diamond earrings. Lastly, for those home automation gurus, our smart home package provides a Arlo™ Pro wire-free indoor and outdoor home monitoring system, along with Philips Hue A19 starter kit, smart home door lock, Nest® thermostat and battery smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

“The holiday season is undoubtedly one of the busiest times of year for retail and we’re pleased to reward our hard working associates with a fun contest that offered the chance to win one of seven enticing prize packages,” said Brynn Evanson, executive vice president of human resources at JCPenney. “This new and creative hiring incentive was a key differentiator for attracting talent, helping JCPenney to remain competive by meeting holiday hiring goals that allowed us to deliver top notch customer service throughout the season.”

The winners, which were randomly selected by a third-party vendor, include:

Winner's NameCity & StateJCPenney Location
Homa AminMorgantown, W.V.JCPenney at Morgantown Mall
Morgan BanksMurfreesboro, Tenn.JCPenney at Stones River Town Center
Eddy BaroColumbus, OhioColumbus Center Customer Care Center
Jasmine BluvanGarden City, Kan.JCPenney at Garden City Plaza
Deedra ComteSpanish Fork, UtahSpanish Fork Distribution Center
Roberto FernandezWeslaco, TexasJCPenney at Valley Crossing Shopping Center
Peggy KonopkaAllgonquin, Ill.JCPenney in Algonquin, Ill.
Jacalyn ThompsonPhoenix, Ariz.JCPenney in Paradise Valley Mall

We invite interested candidates to enroll in our Talent Network to remain connected for employment opportunities at JCPenney.