JCPenney is shuttering 140 locations — See if your store is at risk

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It’s been a tumultuous start to the year for department stores as brick-and-mortar traffic slows and online competition heightens.

JCPenney is one of the notable retailers taking a serious hit in 2017.

The department store announced plans in February to close 130 to 140 locations in the coming months, or about 13 percent of stores. CEO Marvin Ellison told investors “it became apparent to us that our footprint was too large,” and closures will “allow us to raise the overall brand standard of J.C. Penney.”

 

A list of closing locations will be fully released later this month, but Morningstar Credit Ratings revealed which locations are the greatest risk, based on sales data:

  • Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Rogers, Arkansas
  • El Con Center, Tucson, Arizona
  • Mt. Shasta Mall, Redding, California
  • West Covina Mall, West Covina, California
  • Westminster Mall, Westminster, California
  • Westfield Trumbull, Trumbull, Connecticut
  • Southland Mall, Cutler Bay, Florida
  • Tifton Plaza, Tifton, Georgia
  • North Riverside Park Mall, North Riverside, Illinois
  • Yorktown Center, Lombard, Illinois
  • Glenbrook Square Mall, Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Muncie Mall, Muncie, Indiana
  • West Ridge Mall & Plaza, Topeka, Kansas
  • Country Club Mall, LaVale, Maryland
  • Westfield Wheaton, Wheaton, Maryland
  • Maine Mall, South Portland, Maine
  • Southdale Center, Edina, Minnesota
  • Crossroads Center, Saint Cloud, Minnesota
  • Mall at Barnes Crossing, Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Windsor Square, Matthews, North Carolina
  • Greenville Mall, Greenville, North Carolina
  • The Mall of New Hampshire, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Quaker Bridge Mall, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
  • Destiny USA Phase I Syracuse, New York
  • Palisades Center, West Nyack, New York
  • Great Northern Mall, North Olmsted, Ohio
  • Northtowne Mall, Defiance, Ohio
  • Penn Square Mall, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Park City Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Capital City Mall, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Indiana Mall, Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Montgomery Mall, North Wales, Pennsylvania
  • Oxford Valley Mall, Middletown Township, Pennsylvania
  • Coastal Grand Mall, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Hamilton Place, Chattanooga, Tennesse
  • South Plains Mall, Lubbock, Texas
  • Potomac Mills, Woodbridge, Virginia
  • Kitsap Mall, Silverdale, Washington

 

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