J.C. Penney liquidation sales at 136 closing stores underway with discounts up to 40% off
J.C. Penney filed for bankruptcy after nearly 120 years in business, but a tentative deal with a group of mall owners and lenders may save it. USA TODAY
UPDATED: J.C. Penney updated its closings list again Wednesday and now has 136 locations listed. The story originally noted liquidation sales would start at 137 stores.
"All merchandise is on sale, including deeper discounts of 40% on all fine jewelry and window treatments," the release said. "New seasonal essentials, such as swimwear and sunglasses, are also discounted at 25-30% off."
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J.C. Penney announced June 4 that a blog post.
Store closings 2020: As many as 25,000 stores could shutter in 2020 due to COVID-19 impact
COVID-19 liquidation sales: JCPenney, Tuesday Morning, Pier 1 going-out-of-business liquidation sales are different because of COVID-19
The retailer is expected to close 242 stores for good, or about 29% of its 846 locations with 192 stores expected to close in the current fiscal year, which ends in February, and then 50 in the next fiscal year. After the closings, the company will have around 604 remaining locations.
The Texas-based chain is the largest retailer to file for bankruptcy protection so far during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gordon Brothers, Hilco Merchant Resources, Great American Group, and Tiger Group will manage the store closing sales, according to the release.
The liquidation sales are expected to last 10 to 16 weeks.
The coronavirus pandemic may have been the last straw for the struggling J.C. Penney company. Wochit
J.C. Penney store hours
The stores are currently operating under reduced hours from noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
On Wednesdays and Fridays, stores have designated an hour, from 11 a.m. to noon, for at-risk shoppers including senior citizens, expectant mothers, and those with underlying health concerns.
In liquidating J.C. Penney locations, Sephora stores are now closed.
J.C. Penney store closures 2020
Here are the first 137 J.C. Penney stores that are permanently closing. Additional locations are expected to shutter and will be announced in the coming months.
Alabama J.C. Penney closing stores
- Andalusia: Covington Mall, 922 River Falls St.
- Florence: Regency Square, 301 Cox Creek Parkway
- Scottsboro: Jackson Square, 1601 S Broad
Arizona J.C. Penney store closings
- Cottonwood: Little Creek Center, 1100-B Highway 260
- Tucson: El Con Shopping Center, 3501 E Broadway
Arkansas closing J.C. Penney stores
- Batesville: Independence Center, 475 S St. Louis St.
- Conway: Conway Towne Center, 201 Skyline Drive
- El Dorado: Mellor Park Mall, 1845 N West Ave.
- Harrison: The Fashion Center, 814 U.S. Highway 62-65 N
California J.C. Penney store closings
- Delano: 1228 Main St.
- Los Banos: San Luis Plaza, 951 W Pacheco Blvd.
- Paso Robles: Woodland Plaza, 120 Niblick Road
- San Bernardino: Inland Center, 300 Inland Center
- Tracy: West Valley Mall, 3100 Naglee Road
- Yreka: Yreka Junction Mall, 1810 Fort Jones Road
Colorado J.C. Penney closing stores
- Durango: Durango Mall, 800 S Camino Del Rio
- Fort Collins: 135 Bockman Drive
Connecticut J.C. Penney store closure
- Torrington: Torrington Commons, 251 High St.
Florida J.C. Penney closing stores
- Bradenton: Desoto Square Mall, 303 301 Blvd. W
- Cape Coral: Coralwood Shopping Center, 2301 Del Prado Blvd.
- Jacksonville: Regency Square Mall, 9501 Arlington Expressway
- Lake Wales: Eagle Ridge Mall, 501 Eagle Ridge Drive
- Mary Esther: Santa Rosa Shopping Center, 300 Mary Esther Blvd.
- Orlando: Orlando Fashion Square, 3115 E Colonial Drive
- Sebring: Lakeshore Mall, 901 U.S. 27 N
Georgia J.C. Penney closing stores
- Athens: Georgia Square, 3700 Atlanta Highway
- Atlanta: Northlake Mall, 4840 Briarcliff Road NE
- Douglasville: Arbor Place Mall, 6650 Douglas Blvd.
- Gainesville: Lakeshore Mall, 150 Pearl Nix Parkway
- Rome: Mount Berry Mall 300 Mount Berry Square NE
- Statesboro: Statesboro Mall, 325 Northside Drive E
- Waycross: Hatcher Point Mall, 2215 Memorial Drive
Idaho closing J.C. Penney stores
- Lewiston: Lewiston Shopping Center, 1826 19th Ave.
- Ponderay: Bonner Mall, 300 Bonner Mall Way
Illinois J.C. Penney closing stores
- Bourbonnais: Northfield Square, 1600 N State Route 50
- Carbondale: University Mall, 1201 E Main
- Freeport: Freeport Mall, 1810 S West Ave.
- Mount Vernon: Times Square Mall, 115 Times Square Mall
Indiana J.C. Penney closing stores
- Bedford: Bedford Town Fair, 1118 James Ave.
- Indianapolis: NW Pavilion at Michigan Road, 8752 Michigan Road
- Kokomo: Kokomo Mall, 1718 E Blvd.
- Madison: River Point Mall, 435 E Clifty Drive
- Muncie: Muncie Mall, 3501 Granville Ave.
- Plymouth: Pilgrim Place Mall, 1350 Pilgrim Lane
- Richmond: Richmond Square, 4199 National Road E
- Vincennes: Vincennes Plaza, 640 Niblack Blvd.
Iowa J.C. Penney store closings
- Carroll: 504 N Adams St.
- Marshalltown: Marshalltown Mall, 2500 Shopping Center St.
Kansas J.C. Penney store closures
- Emporia: Flint Hills Village, 1678 Industrial Road
- Liberal: Liberal Plaza, 1513 N Kansas Ave.
- Salina: Central Mall, 2259 S 9th St.
Kentucky J.C. Penney closing stores
- Campbellsville: Green River Plaza, 399 Campbellsville Bypass
- Danville: Danville Manor Shopping Center, 1560 Houstonville Road
- Hopkinsville: Bradford Square, 4000 Fort Campbell Blvd.
- Maysville: Market Square, U.S. 68 S and AA Highway
- Middlesboro: Middlesboro Mall, 905 N 12th St.
- Owensboro: Town Square Mall, 5000 Frederica St.
Louisiana J.C. Penney store closures
- Lafayette: Acadiana Mall, 5725 Johnston St.
- Metairie: Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Maryland closing J.C. Penney stores
- Lanham: Woodmore Towne Center at Glen, 9100 McHugh Drive
- La Vale: Country Club Mall, 1262 Vocke Road
Michigan J.C. Penney closures
- Alpena: Alpena Mall, 2338 U.S. 23 S
- Cadillac: Cadillac Shopping Center, 1550 N Mitchell St.
- Petoskey: 408 E Mitchell St.
Minnesota closing J.C. Penney stores
- Maple Grove: Grove Square Shopping Center, 13701 Grove Drive
- Willmar: Kandi Mall, 1605 South First St.
Mississippi J.C. Penney store closings
- Laurel: Sawmill Square Mall, 910 Sawmill Road
- Starkville: Starkville Crossing, 864 Highway 12 W
Missouri closing J.C. Penney stores
- Independence: Bolger Square, 17610 E 39th St. S
- Kirksville: Kirksville Shopping Center, 2206 S Baltimore St.
Montana J.C. Penney store closure
- Bozeman: Gallatin Valley Mall, 2825 W Main St.
Nebraska closing J.C. Penney store
- Grand Island: Conestoga Mall, 3404 W 13th St.
New Hampshire J.C. Penney closings
- Keene: West Street Shopping Center, 381 West St.
- North Conway: Mountain Valley Mall, State Highway 16 and Route 302
- Rochester: Lilac Mall, 25 Lilac Mall (Route 125)
- West Lebanon: Upper Valley Plaza, 250 Plainfield Road
New Mexico J.C. Penney store closure
- Alamogordo: White Sands Mall, 3199 N White Sands Blvd.
New York J.C. Penney closing stores
- Auburn: Finger Lakes Mall, 1579 Clark Street Road
- Batavia: Batavia City Centre, 40 Batavia City Center
- Canandaigua: Roseland Shopping Center, 3225 State Route 364
- New Hartford: Sangertown Square Mall, 1 Sangertown Square
- Rome: Freedom Mall, 205 Erie Blvd. W
- Syracuse: Destiny USA, 9559 Destiny USA Drive
- Valley Stream: Green Acres Mall, 1051 Green Acres Mall
North Carolina J.C. Penney closures
- Henderson: Henderson Square, 380 N Cooper Drive
- Lumberton: Biggs Park Shopping Center, 2910 N Elm St.
- New Bern: Twin Rivers Mall, 3100 M L King Jr Blvd.
- Raleigh: North Hills Shopping Center, 4217 Six Forks Road
- Rockingham: Richmond Plaza, 1305 E Broad Ave.
Ohio closing J.C. Penney store closings
- Akron: Chapel Hill Mall, 2000 Brittain Road
- Akron: Tri County Plaza, 1500 Canton Road
- Alliance: Carnation Mall, 2500 W State St.
- Ashtabula: Ashtabula Mall, 3315 N Ridge Road E
- Cincinnati: Governors Plaza, 9365 Fields Ertel Road
- Defiance: Northtowne Mall, 1500 N Clinton St.
- East Liverpool: Summit Square Shopping Center, 16280 Dresden Ave.
- Parma: The Shoppes At Parma, 7900 Day Drive
- Piqua: Miami Valley Mall, 987 E Ash St.
Oklahoma J.C. Penney store closings
- Enid: Oakwood Mall, 4125 W Owen K Garriott Road
- McAlester: Tandy Town Shopping Center, 1744 E Carl Albert Parkway
- Muskogee: Arrowhead Mall, 501 N Main St.
- Shawnee: Shawnee Mall, 4901 N Kickapoo Ave.
- Tulsa: Tulsa Promenade, 4101 S Yale Ave.
Oregon J.C. Penney store closings
- Bend: Cascade Village, 63455 N Highway 97
- McMinnville: McMinnville Plaza, 2180 NE Highway 99 W
- Roseburg: Garden Valley Mall, 780 NW Garden Valley Blvd.
- Salem: Salem Center, 305 Liberty St. NE
Pennsylvania J.C. Penney store closings
- Butler: Clearview Mall, 101 Clearview Circle
- Hanover: North Hanover Mall, 1155 Carlisle St.
- Monaca: Beaver Valley Mall, 200 Beaver Valley Mall
- Monroeville: Monroeville Mall, 500 Monroeville Mall
- Tarentum: Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, 167 Pittsburgh Mill Circle
South Carolina J.C. Penney store closings
- Beaufort: Cross Creek Mall, 328 Robert Smalls Parkway
- Florence: Magnolia Mall, 2701 David H McLeod Blvd.
- Myrtle Beach: Myrtle Beach Mall, 10177 N Kings Highway
- Orangeburg: Prince of Orange Mall, 2390 Chestnut St.
- Rock Hill: Rock Hill Galleria, 2321 Dave Lyle Blvd.
South Dakota J.C. Penney store closure
- Brookings: University Mall, 990 22nd Ave. S
Tennessee J.C. Penney store closings
- Cleveland: Bradley Square, 200 Paul Huff Parkway NW
- Columbia: Columbia Mall, 800 S James Campbell Blvd.
- Dyersburg: Dyersburg Mall, 2700 Lake Road
- Kingsport: Kingsport Town Center, 2101 Fort Henry Drive
- Maryville: Foothills Mall, 101 Foothills Mall
- McMinnville: Three Star Mall, 1410 Sparta St.
Texas J.C. Penney store closings
- Greenville: Crossroads Mall, 6834 Wesley St.
- Huntsville: West Hills Mall, 2 Financial Plaza
- Lewisville: Music City Mall, 2401 S Stemmons Fairway
- Lufkin: Lufkin Shopping Center, 4600 S Medford Drive
- Palestine: Palestine Mall, 1930 S Loop 256
- Paris: Mirabeau Square, 3560 Lamar Ave. Highway 82
Utah J.C. Penney store closings
- Layton: Layton Hills Mall, 1201 N Hill Field Road
- Logan: Cache Valley Mall, 1350 N Main St.
Vermont J.C. Penney store closings
- Bennington: Bennington Square, 99 Bennington Square
- Berlin: Berlin Mall, 282 Berlin Mall Road
Virginia J.C. Penney store closings
- Danville: Danville Mall, 325 Piedmont Drive
- Staunton: Colonial Mall, 90 Lee Jackson Highway