Near the end of May, JCPenney filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, announcing that it would permanently close about 30 percent of its stores. On Thursday, the apparel and home retailer said it would be begin closing 154 locations as part of its first phase.

Stores in 38 states across the country will be shuttering its doors for good. The store closures include eight in California, nine in Florida, seven in Georgia, nine in Indiana, seven in New York, nine in Ohio, and seven in Texas. In the coming weeks, there will be phases of store closing sales, which JCPenney expects will take 10 to 16 weeks to complete.

News of the store closures comes as JCPenney gradually reopens stores temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. So far, it’s reopened nearly 500 locations, implementing added safety measures based on CDC guidelines and state as well as local mandates. Some of the new safety protocols include Plexiglass shields at registers, social distancing signage, and enhanced store cleaning. Additionally, employees are required to wear masks and gloves.

“While closing stores is always an extremely difficult decision, our store optimization strategy is vital to ensuring we emerge from both Chapter 11 and the COVID-19 pandemic as a stronger retailer with greater financial flexibility to allow us to continue serving our loyal customers for decades to come,” JCPenney CEO Jill Soltau said in a statement.

The full list of store closures includes:


  • Covington Mall
  • Regency Square
  • Jackson Square
  • Spanish Fort Town Center


    • Little Creek Center
    • Christown Spectrum
    • El Con Shopping Center


        • Independence Center
        • Conway Towne Center
        • Mellor Park Mall
        • The Fashion Center


          • Rancho Del Chino Shopping Center
          • JCPenney, Delano
          • San Luis Plaza
          • Woodland Plaza
          • Inland Center
          • West Valley Mall
          • Countryside Plaza
          • Yreka Junction Mall


            • Durango Mall
            • JCPenney, Fort Collins
            • Greeley Mall
            • River Landing Shopping Center



                  • Desoto Square Mall
                  • Coralwood Shopping Center
                  • Gulf Coast Town Center
                  • Regency Square Mall
                  • Eagle Ridge Mall
                  • Santa Rosa Shopping Center
                  • Orlando Fashion Square
                  • Lakeshore Mall
                  • Westshore Plaza


                      • Georgia Square
                      • Northlake Mall
                      • Arbor Place Mall
                      • Lakeshore Mall
                      • Mount Berry Mall
                      • Statesboro Mall
                      • Hatcher Point Mall


                          • Lewiston Shopping Center
                          • Bonner Mall


                              • Northfield Square
                              • River Oaks Shopping Center
                              • University Mall
                              • Freeport Mall
                              • Times Square Mall


                                • Bedford Town Fair
                                • Concord Mall
                                • NW Pavilion at Michigan Road
                                • Kokomo Mall
                                • River Point Mall
                                • Muncie Mall
                                • Pilgrim Place Mall
                                • Richmond Square
                                • Vincennes Plaza


                                    • JCPenney, Caroll
                                    • Marshalltown Mall


                                      • Flint Hills Village
                                      • Liberal Plaza
                                      • Central Mall


                                        • Green River Plaza
                                        • Danville Manor Shopping Center
                                        • Bradford Square
                                        • Market Square
                                        • Middlesboro Mall
                                        • Town Square Mall


                                          • Acadiana Mall
                                          • Lakeside Shopping Center
                                          • Regal Court Shopping Center


                                              • Boulevard at Box Hill
                                              • Woodmore Towne Center
                                              • Country Club Mall


                                                  • Alpena Mall
                                                  • Cadillac Shopping Center
                                                  • JCPenney, Petoskey


                                                    • Riverdale Village
                                                    • Eden Prairie Center
                                                    • Grove Square Shopping Center
                                                    • Kandi Mall


                                                      • Sawmill Square Mall
                                                      • Starkville Crossing


                                                        • Bolger Square
                                                        • Kirksville Shopping Center



                                                                New Hampshire

                                                                • West Street Shopping Center
                                                                • Mountain Valley Mall
                                                                • Lilac Mall
                                                                • Upper Valley Plaza

                                                                  New Mexico

                                                                    New York

                                                                    • Finger Lakes Mall
                                                                    • Batavia City Centre
                                                                    • Roseland Shopping Center
                                                                    • Sangertown Square Mall
                                                                    • Oswego Plaza
                                                                    • Freedom Mall
                                                                    • Destiny USA

                                                                      North Carolina

                                                                      • Henderson Square
                                                                      • Biggs Park Shopping Center
                                                                      • Twin Rivers Mall
                                                                      • North Hills Shopping Center
                                                                      • Richmond Plaza


                                                                        • Chapel Hill Mall
                                                                        • Tri County Plaza
                                                                        • Carnation Mall
                                                                        • Ashtabula Mall
                                                                        • Governors Plaza
                                                                        • Northtowne Mall
                                                                        • Summit Square Shopping Center
                                                                        • The Shoppes At Parma
                                                                        • Miami Valley Mall


                                                                            • Oakwood Mall
                                                                            • Tandy Town Shopping Center
                                                                            • Town Center Plaza
                                                                            • Arrowhead Mall
                                                                            • Shawnee Mall
                                                                            • Tulsa Promenade


                                                                              • Cascade Village
                                                                              • McMinnville Plaza
                                                                              • Garden Valley Mall
                                                                              • Salem Center


                                                                                  • Clearview Mall
                                                                                  • North Hanover Mall
                                                                                  • Beaver Valley Mall
                                                                                  • Monroeville Mall
                                                                                  • Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills

                                                                                    South Carolina

                                                                                    • Anderson Mall
                                                                                    • Cross Creek Mall
                                                                                    • Magnolia Mall
                                                                                    • Myrtle Beach Mall
                                                                                    • Prince of Orange Mall
                                                                                    • Rock Hill Galleria

                                                                                      South Dakota


                                                                                          • Bradley Square
                                                                                          • Columbia Mall
                                                                                          • Dyersburg Mall
                                                                                          • Kingsport Town Center
                                                                                          • Foothills Mall
                                                                                          • Three Star Mall


                                                                                            • Timber Creek Crossing
                                                                                            • Crossroads Mall
                                                                                            • West Hills Mall
                                                                                            • Music City Mall
                                                                                            • Lufkin Shopping Center
                                                                                            • Palestine Mall
                                                                                            • Mirabeau Square


                                                                                                • Layton Hills Mall
                                                                                                • Cache Valley Mall


                                                                                                    • Bennington Square
                                                                                                    • Berlin Mall


                                                                                                      • Danville Mall
                                                                                                      • Colonial Mall


                                                                                                        • Crossroads Shopping Center

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