JCPenney store in Easton will close as retailer shutters 138 stores nationally


The JCPenney department store in Easton will close, likely by June, as part of the retailer’s plans to shutter 138 stores nationally.

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. had announced plans last month to close two distribution centers and 130 to 140 stores in a move to cut costs and boost sales at stronger locations,…