No Central New York locations are on the list of 138 stores that J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) plans to close.
The Plano, Texas–based retailer posted the list of store closures on its website.
The list includes three New York stores, which are located in Dunkirk in Chautauqua County; Massapequa in Nassau County on Long Island; and West Nyack in Rockland County.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. will also be closing one supply chain facility in Lakeland, Florida. and relocating one supply-chain facility in Buena Park, California, it said in its news release with the list of store closures.
The closures will impact about 5,000 positions nationwide.
The store closings are part of a plan “to optimize its national retail operations as part of the company’s successful return to profitability,” the company said in a Feb. 24 news release.
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PHOTO CAPTION: The J.C. Penney location at Destiny USA in Syracuse is not on the list of store closures that the Plano, Texas–based retailer announced on its website. (Eric Reinhardt / BJNN)