Founded in 1902 as a clothing store, J.C. Penney is one of the leading retail chains. It operates more than 1,000 department stores throughout the United States. The store provides a range of products, such as apparel, glassware, home appliances, garden supplies, furniture, toys, games, jewelry, watches, ovens and cookers. It also provides pillows, carpets, rugs, bed liners, cabinets, shoes, bags, decorative windows, folding tables, electronic goods, gift items, cleaning materials and lingerie. Its additional products include skin care products, fragrances, palettes, brushes, bags, tweezers, sharpeners, mirrors and hair styling tools. In addition to products, it offers a variety of services, such as packaging, customer solutions, quality assurance, inventory assistance, gift registry and online shopping. J.C. Penney maintains a location in Mitchell, S.D.