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JCPenney to Reopen 12 Additional Florida Stores Wednesday, May 20

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2020-- JCPenney (OTCMKTS: JCPNQ) will fully reopen 12 Florida stores beginning Wednesday, May 20, bringing the total to 17 in the state and 153 nationwide after temporarily closing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To view the full list of open stores nationwide or download b-roll, visit the Company’s reopening landing page or newsroom.

“We are thrilled to welcome our associates and customers back to JCPenney stores in Florida, and our top priority remains on the health and safety of our associates, customers, and communities,” said Jim DePaul, executive vice president of stores at JCPenney. “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,” DePaul added.

JCPenney is monitoring CDC guidelines to inform its practices, and taking precautions to provide a safe environment in which to shop and work, including the following:

  • Contact-free curbside pickup
  • Diligent cleaning of the store throughout the day
  • Social distancing procedures in place, with reminders throughout the store
  • Contactless checkout
  • Masks provided to each associate
  • Extended return policy and a longer time window to use customer rewards
  • Plexiglass shields at open registers
  • Associate training on safety practices
  • Temporarily reduced store hours:
    • Monday – Saturday from noon to 7 p.m.
    • Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The JCPenney flagship store, jcp.com, remains open to serve shoppers and now features an enhanced user experience. For more information and ongoing updates on store reopenings, visit the Company’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) landing page.

The full list of Florida stores reopening Wednesday, May 20, includes:

MALL NAME

ADDRESS

CITY

UNIVERSITY TOWN PLAZA

7171 N DAVIS HWY AND RT 10

PENSACOLA

OAKS MALL

6481 NEWBERRY RD

GAINESVILLE

LAKE CITY MALL

2427 US HWY 90 W STE 10

LAKE CITY

MERRITT SQUARE MALL

777 E MERRITT ISL CSWY STE 210

MERRITT ISLAND

PADDOCK MALL

3100 SW COLLEGE RD

OCALA

COUNTRYSIDE MALL

27001 US HWY 19 N

CLEARWATER

EDISON MALL

4125 CLEVELAND AVE STE 903

FORT MYERS

MELBOURNE SQUARE

1700 W NEW HAVEN AVE

MELBOURNE

TREASURE COAST SQUARE

3382 NW FEDERAL HWY

JENSEN BEACH

THE SHOPS AT WIREGRASS

28151 STATE RD 56

WESLEY CHAPEL

NATURE COAST COMMONS

5181 PEPPER ST

SPRING HILL

PIER PARK

206 BLUEFISH DR

PANAMA CITY BEACH

The following five Florida stores reopened last week on May 13:

MALL NAME

ADDRESS

CITY

BRANDON TOWN CENTER

331 BRANDON TOWN CENTER MALL

BRANDON

CLERMONT LANDING

2345 S. HWY 27

CLERMONT

THE AVENUES CENTER

10308 SOUTHSIDE BLVD.

JACKSONVILLE

LOOP WEST

2001 W. OSCEOLA PKWY.

KISSIMMEE

PANAMA CITY MALL

2000 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD

PANAMA CITY

About JCPenney

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (OTCMKTS: JCPNQ), one of the nation’s largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of approximately 850 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcp.com, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of nearly 85,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort. For additional information, please visit jcp.com.

JCPenney Corporate Communications & Public Relations:
Dione Martin and Kristen Bennett
(972) 431-3400 or jcpnews@jcp.com
Follow @jcpnews on Twitter for the latest announcements and Company information.

Investor Relations:
(972) 431-5500 or jcpinvestorrelations@jcp.com

Source: JCPenney

JCPenney Corporate Communications & Public Relations:
Dione Martin and Kristen Bennett
(972) 431-3400 or jcpnews@jcp.com
Follow @jcpnews on Twitter for the latest announcements and Company information.

Investor Relations:
(972) 431-5500 or jcpinvestorrelations@jcp.com