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May 19, 2020, 5:28 p.m. EDT

JCPenney to Reopen 7 Indiana Stores Wednesday, May 20

JCPenney (otcmkts:JCPNQ) will fully reopen seven Indiana stores Wednesday, May 20, bringing the total to 153 fully open stores 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 Indiana, 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:

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 Indiana stores reopening Wednesday, May 20 includes:

MALL NAME ADDRESS CITY
GREENWOOD PARK MALL 1251 US 31 N GREENWOOD
JACKSON PARK 1224 E TIPTON ST SEYMOUR
UNIVERSITY PARK MALL 6501 N GRAPE RD MISHAWAKA
PILGRIM PLACE MALL 1350 PILGRIM LN PLYMOUTH
METROPOLIS 2611 E MAIN ST PLAINFIELD
HAMILTON TOWNE CENTER 13900 HOARD DR NOBLESVILLE
PORTERS VALE 410 PORTERS VALE BLVD VALPARAISO

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 .

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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

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