As online sales surge, local big-box stores try to stay alive

Customers enter the J.C. Penney at the Grand Teton Mall on Wednesday afternoon. J.C. Penney announced Friday it plans to close between 130 and 140 stores nationwide. Taylor Carpenter /

With internet shopping’s huge growth, what’s the future of the Grand Teton Mall and other large eastern Idaho shopping centers that rely on the survival of big-box retailers?


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