3 Philly-Area J.C. Penney Stores Close for Good Today

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Three Philadelphia J.C. Penney stores will be shuttered for good at the close of business on Monday. Customers at King of Prussia Mall, the Philadelphia Mills Mall and Willow Grove Park have until 9 p.m. to take advantage of liquidation sales at each location.

“There’s nothing really left on the shelves,” a store representative at the King of Prussia location told me over the phone. “Everything’s down on the first floor. There are just carts, but not much left on the shelves.”

A sales representative at J.C. Penney’s Franklin Mills Mall location said just three racks of women’s clothing and curtains were left in the store. Nonetheless, customers were combing through the racks, while employees were trying to “keep everything together.”  Read more »

J.C. Penney to Close These Three Philly Area Locations

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J.C. Penney on Friday unveiled a list of the 138 department stores nationwide that it will shutter in the next few months, and three Philadelphia area locations made the list.

J.C. Penney store locations at the King of Prussia Mall, the Philadelphia Mills Mall, and at Willow Grove Park will all be shut down possibly as soon as June, the company said. Most affected stores will begin liquidation sales on April 17th.

The J.C. Penney location at Rio Grande Plaza in Rio Grande New Jersey, off of the Garden State Parkway near Wildwood, also wasn’t spared. Read more »