CARBONDALE – Macy’s at University Mall in Carbondale is set to close following an announcement from the company Monday.
According to Carolyn Ng Cohen, director of media relations at Macy’s, there is no set closing date for the store currently, but a clearance sale will begin sometime this month and be expected to run for 8-12 weeks.
The Carbondale store employs about 40 people. Cohen said that those who aren’t able to make a move to nearby Macy’s stores will be eligible for severance, including outplacement resources. The nearest Macy’s location to Carbondale is Cape Girardeau.