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NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney blamed weak clothing sales on bad spring weather and said it would offer more plus-size fashions to try and boost sales.
The company also cut its earnings outlook for the year and its stock tumbled 14 percent Thursday.
Penney said the cool weather hurt sales of its kids and women's clothing. Sales of its ...