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Full List of JC Penney Store Closings; Chain Cutting Jobs

The moves are expected to save the company $65 million a year.

JC Penney announced a list of store closings around the country. File | Patch
JC Penney announced a list of store closings around the country. File | Patch
JC Penney announced Wednesday that it is closing 33 "underperforming" stores and cutting 2,000 jobs as part of its turnaround efforts.

The full list of store closings is attached as a PDF above. There is one closure in Maryland and two in Virginia, according to the company's news release.

The closures and job cuts are expected to save the company about $65 million a year.

Remaining inventory in the affected stores will be sold over the next several months, with final closings expected to be complete by early May.

"As we continue to progress toward long-term profitable growth, it is necessary to re-examine the financial performance of our store portfolio and adjust our national footprint accordingly," Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III, chief executive officer of JC Penney said in a prepared statement. "While it's always difficult to make a business decision that impacts our valued customers and associates, this important step addresses a strategic priority to improve the profitability of our stores and position JC Penney for future success."

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