JCPenney introduces fully inclusive back-to-school clothing


Back-to-school season is more exciting than ever as parents prepare to send their kids back for in-person learning this fall. To ensure every kid can confidently express their style as they head into the classroom, JCPenney introduced the


private brand, a new inclusive line of kids apparel that celebrates diversity of shapes, sizes, styles, and abilities. Designed with every kid in mind, the Thereabouts collection is available exclusively at JCPenney and jcp.com beginning July 15.


“We believe all kids should feel confident and capable in the clothes they wear, and parents should feel good about the clothes they buy,” Michelle Wlazlo, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, said in a press release. “Fulfilling the wants and needs of our diverse customer base is the foundation of our business. That’s why we relied on research and feedback from parents and kids throughout the design process. We are proud to say th