RALEIGH – JCPenney’s final decision to shut down its In-Dwelling Customized Window business will signify the loss of 65 work in North Carolina, the enterprise claims in a layoff recognize submitted with the condition of North Carolina.
A fabrication centre in Statesville will be shut down concerning Feb. 27-March 13, in accordance to the filing made on Dec. 28.
Because of to the COVID-19 pandemic, JCPenney experienced by now ceased in-home consultations and installations as part of its In House Custom Style and design offerings.
“A conclusion to exit its In-Home Custom made Window business” signifies the business “will permanently near its running units supporting this business,” wrote Gregory Bair, JCPenney’s assistant standard counsel in the recognize.
“A couple associates might be supplied employment in other JCPenney spots,” the organization mentioned.
JCPenney just lately emerged from personal bankruptcy less than new possession.
The custom windows team has been a prolonged-time aspect of the struggling retailer.
“For almost 60 yrs, JCPenney has supplied individuals and inside designers custom-manufactured blinds, drapery, shades and shutters to renovate the glance and really feel of any area. Our in-residence style consultants and set up specialists give beautiful, significant-quality created-to-get window remedies based on every single customer’s type and funds. We have thousands of styles, colours and window coverings to fulfill virtually any layout aesthetic,” the corporation notes at its web-site. “The JCPenney custom window department features comprehensive-assistance window layout consultation and skilled installation to assistance just about every consumer locate the suitable window coverings for their dwelling and life style wants.”
Six JCPenney retail merchants in North Carolina have been shut recently across North Carolina, like the one at North Hills in Raleigh.