J.C. Penney stores closing in 2015

Posted at 12:36 PM, Jan 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-08 12:36:52-05

J.C. Penney plans to close approximately 40 stores in 2015, about 4 percent of the chain’s total stores, the retailer told The Huffington Post Thursday.

About 2,250 jobs will be lost, according to Joey Thomas, a spokesman for the company. The Huffington Post reports that most stores will close around April 4, 2015.

Click here for a list of the stores that are closing.