J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (jcpenney) is a holding company. The Company is a retailer, operating 1,102 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico as of January 28, 2012. Its business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores and through its Internet Website at jcp.com. It sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products through Sephora inside jcpenney and home furnishings. As of January 28, 2012, its supply chain network operated 27 facilities at 18 locations, of which nine were owned, with multiple types of distribution activities housed in certain owned locations. Its operating subsidiary is J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. In November 2011, it completed acquired the worldwide rights for the Liz Claiborne family of trademarks and related intellectual property, as well as the United States and Puerto Rico rights for the Monet trademarks and related intellectual property.