JCPenney announces it’s closing 1 local store

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The East Liverpool location will be closing

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EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WKBN) – JCPenney has decided to close its East Liverpool store.

The store in the Summit Square Shopping Center in Columbiana County is among the 154 closing nationwide.

Two JCPenney stores in Akron and one in Alliance are also closing, along with the store inside the Beaver Valley Mall in Pennsylvania.

Store closing sales will start June 12.

More closings could be announced in the coming weeks.

The retailer filed for bankruptcy protection May 15.

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