These are the 138 J.C. Penney stores that are about to close

The release comes a few weeks after Penney's said it would close up to 140 stores this year, following similar decisions from Macy's and Sears. Between the companies' four biggest chains, which include Sears' Kmart brand, more than 300 big-box stores will go dark this year alone.

CLICK PDF HERE to see all the stores going away including five in GA, seven in MI, and NINE in Texas