JCPenney reopenes its Puerto Rico stores

JCPenney will reopen the doors of its six stores in Puerto Rico tomorrow after a temporary closure due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Its stores will be operating from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm JCPenney also offers designated shopping hours for at-risk customers at all stores on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 am to 10 am Customers at risk include seniors, pregnant women, and people with underlying health problems.

“We are operating differently and taking a strategic and consistent approach, keeping the safety of our associates and customers our priority,” said Jim DePaul, executive vice president of stores at JCPenney, in written statements. “We are pleased to welcome our loyal customers and dedicated partners. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive as we reopen our doors, focused primarily on our enhanced security measures. ” “We continue to listen to our associates and customers and make additional adjustments as necessary,” added DePaul. “We are very grateful to our associates for helping us navigate through this environment as we develop our long history and continue the JCPenney legacy.”

JCPenney continues to monitor CDC recommendations, as well as state and local mandates, to inform its practices, take additional precautions, and go beyond those recommendations to provide a safe shopping and working environment, such as:Picked up on the sidewalk available in all its stores, Improve cleanliness with a focus on high-contact areas throughout the day, Social distancing and security labeling through the store and when  paying, Contactless payment from customers’ mobile devices through a barcode, Personal protective equipment for associates, the company will provide you with