Progress Update, Acquisition Agreements, Exclusive Partnerships, Quarterly Results, and Omnichannel Marketing - Research Report

  Progress Update, Acquisition Agreements, Exclusive Partnerships, Quarterly
  Results, and Omnichannel Marketing - Research Report on J.C. Penney, eBay,
                   Priceline, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Macy's

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NEW YORK, October 1, 2013

NEW YORK, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting J.C.
Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), Priceline.com
Incorporated (NASDAQ: PCLN), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY), and
Macy's, Inc. (NYSE: M). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Research Report

On September 26, 2013, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney) announced that it
is pleased with its progress thus far in the Company's turnaround efforts and
in the traction its initiatives are starting to achieve. JCPenney reported
that greater predictability is now visible in its performance across many
areas. According to the Company, it continues to be encouraged by improvements
in purchase conversion both in store and on its website, primarily as it is
back in stock in key items and sizes the customer expects to find at JCPenney.
In addition, the Company said that the overall sales on its website continue
to trend double digits compared to last year. JCPenney noted that it still
anticipates positive comparable store sales trends coming out of Q3 2013 and
throughout Q4 2013. The Full Research Report on J.C. Penney Company, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/500f_JCP]

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eBay Inc. Research Report

On September 26, 2013, eBay Inc. (eBay) announced that it has entered into an
agreement for the acquisition of Braintree, the innovative global payment
platform powering the next generation of leading online and mobile-first
startups. eBay reported that the total consideration for the acquisition of
Braintree is approximately $800 million in cash. John Donahoe, President and
CEO of eBay, stated, "Bill Ready and his team add complementary talent and
technology that we believe will help accelerate PayPal's global leadership in
mobile payments. Together, we expect that PayPal and Braintree also will
accelerate our leadership in supporting developers who are creating innovative
solutions for next generation commerce startups." The Full Research Report on
eBay Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/4666_EBAY]

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Priceline.com Incorporated Research Report

On September 25, 2013, Priceline.com Incorporated (Priceline) announced that
Booking.com, a part of the Priceline Group, has entered into a partnership
with NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism, and
partnership organization. According to Priceline, Booking.com will be the
exclusive hotel booking engine powering New York's official tourism website,
nycgo.com, helping NYC & Company push incremental hotel bookings during key
need periods, exclusively for its hotel member properties. Todd Dunlap,
Managing Director, Booking.com, commented, "With a flexible 'pay after you
stay' booking model and 24/7 customer service offered in 41 languages,
Booking.com provides the most delightful hotel booking experience for global
travelers looking to visit the world's leading travel destination, New York
City." Dunlap added, "Our partnership with NYC & Company brings our
international authority in accommodation and global traveler base to a rapidly
growing assortment of hotels, from hostels to boutique hotels to five-star
luxury, throughout the city's five boroughs." The Full Research Report on
Priceline.com Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/8186_PCLN]

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Research Report

On September 25, 2013, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Bed Bath & Beyond) released its
Q2 FY 2013 financial results (period ended August 31, 2013). Bed Bath & Beyond
registered net sales growth of 8.9% YoY to $2.8 billion in Q2 FY 2013. The
Company's net earnings growth was 11.1% YoY to $249.3 million. Bed Bath &
Beyond posted diluted EPS growth of 18.4% YoY to $1.16. According to the
Company, it expects diluted EPS to be in the range of $1.11 to $1.16 during Q3
FY 2013 and $1.70 to $1.77 during Q4 FY 2013. Bed Bath & Beyond's full-year FY
2013 diluted EPS is expected to be in the range of $4.88 to $5.01, which will
include Cost Plus, Inc. (World Market) and Linen Holdings. The Full Research
Report on Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/0690_BBBY]

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Macy's, Inc. Research Report

On September 19, 2013, Macy's Inc. (Macy's) announced that it is an exclusive
launch partner for iTunes Radio, Apple's new iAd-supported streaming radio
service. Macy's reported that iTunes Radio allows it to reach a broad
cross-section of consumers with compelling digital, visual and audio
engagement experiences on their iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV, Mac, or
PC, which is strategically in line with the Company's Omnichannel marketing
strategy. Martine Reardon, Macy's Chief Marketing Officer, said, "We are
really excited about the unique opportunities available with iAd on iTunes
Radio, because it allows us to customize an experience across multiple screens
with digital, video and audio content. iAd on iTunes radio will help us
deliver fashion, value and entertainment to our customers on the devices they
use at home and on the go." The Full Research Report on Macy's, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/b69d_M]

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