Today, May 20, J.C. Penney has reopened 34 Texas stores, 12 Florida stores, 11 Ohio stores, and seven Indiana stores bringing the total it has operating to 153 after temporarily closings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jim DePaul, evp/stores at J.C. Penney, said, “We want to ensure everyone is safe and feels comfortable as we continue to provide an engaging shopping experience. We’re taking a strategic approach in reopening our stores nationwide and will continue doing so in a phased approach based on guidance from the CDC and local and state mandates.”
Texas store that have reopened are in Longview, Lubbock, San Antonio, with four, El Paso, Houston, with two, Kerryville, Corpus Christi, Beaumont, San Angelo, Waco, Austin, with three, Eagle Pass, Killeen, Harlingen, Victoria, College Station, Mesquite, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Frisco, Burleson, Friendswood, Pearland, Rockwall, Waxahachie, Rosenberg, Sherman and San Marcos.
The Florida stores operating again are in Pensacola, Gainesville, Lake City, Merritt Island, Ocala, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Melbourne, Jensen Beach, Wesley Chapel, Spring Hill, and Panama City.
Ohio stores that have reopened are in Toledo, Mendor, Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Strongsville, Dublin, Steubenville, Columbus, Hamilton, Maumee and Colerain Township.
The Indiana stores operating again are in Greenwood, Seymour, Mishawaka, Plymouth, Plainfield, Noblesville and Valparaiso.