JCPenney announced that it will stop selling appliances and furniture in US stores from February 28, 2019 as the merchandise is not generating expected profit. The retailer will continue to sell the categories only on its online platform and in Puerto Rico stores. Also, the retailer said that it will redesign its store with an aim to optimize the store space and prioritize profit generating merchandise which includes apparel and soft home furnishings.

Source: JCPenney PR