Store closing sales have begun at 137 J.C. Penney stores across the United States.
According to the Plano-based retailer, liquidation at the locations slated to close will begin on Wednesday. Reduced store hours will continue from noon to 7 p.m. on Monday through Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Two stores will close in North Texas and seven stores will close statewide, including the following:
- Crossroads Mall, Greenville
- West Hills Mall, Huntsville
- Music City Mall, Lewisville
- Lufkin Shopping Center, Lufkin
- Palestine Mall, Palestine
- Mirabeau Square, Paris
To see a listing of all stores closing nationwide, click here.
J.C. Penney said the company will continue to operate the majority of its stores, as well as the flagship store, www.jcp.com, to ensure that customers continue to have access to the products and brands.
The closures are part of the company's planned store optimization strategy which aims to reduce the store footprint and focus resources on the strongest stores and the flagship store.
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All merchandise is on sale at closing store locations with storewide discounts of 25% to 40% off original prices. All sales will be final starting June 25, J.C. Penney said.
"Due to the name recognition and goodwill of this brand, we encourage consumers to shop early to take advantage of the best selection of products as we expect merchandise to sell very quickly," a spokesperson for the disposition group said. "J.C. Penney store associates remain committed to providing customers with an engaging shopping experience while offering even better deals on the most popular merchandise."