J.C. Penney Co. Inc. said Monday that it will preview a collection of dresses, shoes and crossbody handbags from the Libby Edelman fashion brand at 500 of its stores starting July 14. A complete fall lineup including boots, totes, jackets and scarves will launch September 8. Libby Edelman is co-creator of the Sam & Libby and Sam Edelman brands. J.C. Penney shares are up nearly 3% in Monday trading, but down nearly 40% for the year so far. The S&P 500 index is up 8.3% for 2017 to date.
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