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JC Penney’s Grass Valley store not permanently closed

A sign on the front door of Grass Valley's JC Penney's store assures customers that their store is only temporarily closed.
Elias Funez/efunez@theunion.com

JC Penney’s Grass Valley store not permanently closed

While JC Penney has closed a number of its stores throughout the country prior to the current pandemic, Grass Valley’s location is not going anywhere — at least for the moment.

“We do not currently have plans to close that JC Penney location permanently,” a company spokesperson said in an email.

A number of local residents suggested concern over the possible permanent closure, especially since the department store held $3.7 billion of debt in 2019, and as the coronavirus recession may cause the company to file for bankruptcy in the coming weeks, according to the International Business Times.

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The corporate spokesperson did not comment on when the local store would reopen.

— Staff Writer

Sam Corey


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