UPDATED: June 13, 2024 at 12:03 pm

A list of stores that JCPenny had posted on their website showing that dozens of stores would close this July has been removed from the company website.

After checking the status of the JCPenny stores posted on the list from Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa that had been slated to close in July have already closed permanently.

Stores in Alabama and Texas that are currently open will be shut down by the end of September, according to AL.com.

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JCPenny posted the locations they will be closing on July 31, and there are several from Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa that are on the list.

JCPenny Closing Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa Stores on July 31:

  • Canton, Illinois
  • Effingham, Illinois
  • Macomb, Illinois
  • Peru, Illinois
  • Sterling, Illinois
  • Woodridge, Illinois
  • Decorah, Iowa
  • Oskaloosa, Iowa
  • Ottumwa, Iowa
  • Marinette, Wisconsin
  • Marshfield, Wisconsin
  • Richland Center, Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Only the locations in Bloomington, Illinois, and Fort Dodge, Iowa will have later closing dates. Both those stores will close on September 17, according to the JCPenny website.

To see the entire list of JCPenny stores nationwide closing down, CLICK HERE.

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