RALEIGH – JCPenney’s decision to shut down its In-Home Custom Window business will mean the loss of 65 jobs in North Carolina, the company says in a layoff notice filed with the state of North Carolina.
A fabrication center in Statesville will be shut down between Feb. 27-March 13, according to the filing made on Dec. 28.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JCPenney had already ceased in-home consultations and installations as part of its In Home Custom Design offerings.
“A decision to exit its In-Home Custom Window business” means the company “will permanently close its operating units supporting this business,” wrote Gregory Bair, JCPenney’s assistant general counsel in the notice.
“A few associates may be offered employment in other JCPenney locations,” the company noted.
JCPenney recently emerged from bankruptcy under new ownership.
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