J.C. Penny store closures: A list of all 154 stores closing
Last month it was reported that J.C. Penney would be closing up to 200 of its 850 stores as part of its bankruptcy and restructuring plans. The reason for the 118-year-old department store closures is reportedly due to a fall in foot traffic and sales for a variety of reasons, including a move to people shopping online and the economic fallout of COVID-19.
If you’re a J.C. Penney shopper, you’ll be glad to hear that the company isn’t closing quite as many stores as rumored, however. The chain has announced that it will now shutter 154 stores—still a huge amount, but almost a quarter less than originally rumored. So is your J.C. Penney on the chopping block? Here’s a full list of store closures by state: