The J.C. Penney department store chain plans to shutter between 130 and 140 stores in the coming months and to offer 6,000 workers early retirement.
It is unclear whether Boise’s store is on the list. An employee at the store directed Statesman inquiries to the corporate office. The company did not immediately respond to a message.
An employee at the Nampa store said it is not slated for closure.
The company said it will release the full list of stores on the chopping block next month.
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J.C. Penney has about 1,000 stores nationwide, including nine in Idaho.