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JCPenney closing after 90+ years in Great Bend

The JC Penney store at 1500 Kansas Ave. in Great Bend is on the list of 138 stores that J.C. Penney Company Inc. will close in the coming months.

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Great Bend will soon lose its JCPenney department store at 1500 Kansas Ave.
Last month, J.C. Penney Company Inc. announced plans to close 130-140 stores over the next few months, along with two distribution facilities. On Friday, the list of stores to close was released, and the Great Bend store was on it.
Most stores will begin liquidation sales on April 17 and close in June.
Four other Kansas stores are on the list: in the Hutchinson Mall, Chanute Square shopping center, the Winfield Plaza and a freestanding store in Lawrence.
Shortly after the retailer’s corporate headquarters in ...


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