Out of the 138 stores JCPenny plans to close, 7 of those will be shutting down right here in Michigan.

JCPenny announced on Friday that it will be closing 138 stores and will start liquidation sales beginning April 17th.

Included in the 138 JCPenny stores closing 7 will be shutting down in Michigan. The following JCPenny stores will begin liquidation sales in April and most locations will be closed by June....

Sault Ste. Marie, MI - Cascade Crossings 

Escanaba, MI - Delta Plaza 

Holland, MI - Westshore Mall

Houghton, MI - Cooper Country Mall

Midland, MI - Midland Mall 

Kingsford, MI - Birchwood Mall 

Battle Creek, MI - Lakeview Square Mall

5,000 employees will be affected with the closing of 138 JCPenny locations.

Source: MLive.com