McCook, North Platte, Fremont JCPenney stores on closing list
McCOOK, Neb. — The McCook, North Platte and Fremont JCPenney locations will be among 138 stores nationwide closing in the coming weeks. The retailer announced the move in February and made public the store listing of affected stores today.
Approximately 5,000 positions nationwide will be impacted by the store closures, most of which will occur in June, according to the press release.
“JCPenney is in the process of identifying relocation opportunities within the company for esteemed leaders. Additionally, JCPenney will provide outplacement support services for those eligible associates who will be leaving the company,” stated the release.
The retailer anticipates most affected stores to begin the liquidation process on April 17.
The downtown McCook, Platte River Mall in North Platte and Fremont Mall in Fremont locations are the only three Nebraska stores on the closure list. The full list is available online at: www.mccookgazette.com/files/jcp2017closures.pdf