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J.C. Penney is opening its second location in Brooklyn with its new store at Kings Plaza that will officially be open for business on August 10.

“The introduction of our second Brooklyn store underscores our commitment to growth in high-potential markets, reinforces our belief in the power of brick-and-mortar retail and speaks volumes about the vitality of this dynamic and bustling borough,” said Joe McFarland, evp/chief customer officer of J.C. Penney.

The department store retailer opened its first Brooklyn store in 2014 at Gateway Center, and company officials said that location has been among the retailer’s top performing…