Burlington Coat Factory

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Burlington Coat Factory President and CEO Tom Kingsbury
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  • A management position with Burlington

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Hightstown, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Hightstown, NJ

    I have been working at Burlington Coat Factory full-time

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    The management team works together and takes ownership of the store. It allows me to use creative freedom in merchandising and express my ideas on how to better business. The pay and benefits are competitive for management.


    The hours can be long, and if you don't have a supportive management staff it makes it difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Know the company, know the product, be confident in your opinions, be prepared to work as a team.

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    Sales Associate/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bronx, NY
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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Burlington Coat Factory (Bronx, NY).


    Applied online. Got call back by an assistant manager 2 weeks later to set up an interview. Interview was a group interview. Typical retail questions. Everyone interviewed was hired. Just go in there smiling, be polite and answer questions honestly. If Store Manager comes into interview you, ensure you leave a lasting impression. One girl interviewed with me for a sales position and was promoted to manager within the first week!

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America's Largest Private Companies , Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies , Forbes, 2008
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Website www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com
Headquarters Burlington, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1972
Type Company - Public (BURL)
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year

Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse has two de facto mottos: "not affiliated with Burlington Industries" (thanks to a 1981 trademark-infringement lawsuit settlement) and "We sell more than coats." The company operates more than 460 no-frills retail stores (averaging 80,000 square feet) offering off-price current, brand-name clothing in about 45 states and Puerto Rico. Although it is one of the nation's largest coat sellers, the stores also sells children's apparel, bath items, furniture, gifts, jewelry, linens, and shoes. Sister chains include a ... More

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