An uptick in customer traffic prompts JCPenney to postpone liquidation sales for 138 stores.

Good news for JCPenney shoppers who live near one of the seven Michigan stores slated to close this summer, they’ll be around six weeks longer.

The bad news is the deals that come with the liquidations sales are being put off as well.

The department store chain is postponing the liquidation sales and closure dates for 138 stores nationwide because there has been an uptick in customer traffic and sales, CNBC is reporting.

“This is not an uncommon response when you…