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Burlington Stores Overview

Burlington, NJ
10000+ employees
1972
Company - Public (BURL)
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
The roots of Burlington go back to 1924 when we started as a wholesaler of ladies’ coats and juniors’ suits, but over time we have evolved into one of the nation’s top off-price retailers. Now a publicly-traded company, with revenues exceeding ... Read more

Mission: Burlington believes in "Style for Everyone," meaning we're here to help our customers look and feel great on a budget! We do this by providing everyday low prices on high-quality and brand name merchandise at up to 60% off other ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Burlington stores are re-opening across the country! Join a strong and growing team that puts the health and safety of our customers first. Search jobs today!

  • Time to celebrate! We have been named a Top Workplace in the Philadelphia area by The Philadelphia Inquirer for the fourth year in a row! Thank you to every member of our team who continues to embody #OurBurlington culture and core values every day.

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Burlington Stores – Why Work With Us?


OUR BURLINGTON

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When you first come to work at Burlington, you’re not just joining a company. You’re becoming part of a family and there are things we experience within this family that are unique to working at Burlington. The elements of our culture set Burlington apart from the competition. Our Burlington captures those attributes that are representative of our unique company culture. It represents the entire associate experience at our company, touching on those things, beyond pay or benefits.


We Are An Off-Price Retailer

We deliver great values to our customers every day. Our teams stay focused on executing the off-price model by ensuring we have the right product in the right stores at the right time for our customers.

We Live By Our Core Values

  • We Drive Results
    Our fast-paced work place and culture allow us to continuously evolve the off-price model. We hold ourselves and each other accountable for our business success and have a shared sense of ownership to achieve our company goals.
  • We Trust & Respect Each Other
    The way we do business is equally as important as the results we achieve. We have a shared commitment to conduct business ethically, and treat customers, business partners, and each other with trust and respect.
  • We Build Teams & Partnerships
    Through collaborative teamwork, we solve complex business challenges together.

We Believe Everyone Matters
We listen to the individual viewpoints of our diverse workforce through open and honest communication. Our associates come from diverse backgrounds and offer unique perspectives on accomplishing our goals. Everyone’s contribution is valued.

We Win Together
We recognize those who make a difference. Great performance leads to exciting career opportunities, so as we grow, you do too. At Burlington, we are continually expanding our learning and recognition programs to ensure that our associates feel rewarded and grow in their careers. Whether it’s an online e-course, one of our popular Lunch & Learn events, or an instructor-led classroom session, we are dedicated to providing our associates with the experiences, materials, and training needed to have a long and successful career.

We Are A Caring Company
We have a caring work environment and the generosity of our associates and customers helps to improve the communities we live and work in and beyond. We know we can make the greatest impact by supporting causes that affect the lives of our associates, customers, and their families. Our charitable partnerships include the Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Drive, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, DonorsChoose.org and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. Burlington and our associates have raised millions for organizations that provide support to those in need.

The roots of Burlington go back to 1924 when we started as a wholesaler of ladies’ coats and juniors’ suits, but over time we have evolved into one of the nation’s top off-price retailers. Now a publicly-traded company, with revenues exceeding $6 billion in 2017, we operate more than 670 stores in 48 states and Puerto Rico and are on our way to 1000+ stores.

Through strategic purchasing, we are able to offer the latest in branded clothing, shoes, accessories, baby products, and home furnishings at great savings.

Our Corporate Campus is located in Florence, NJ, minutes from metro-Philadelphia. In addition, we have Buying Offices in Los Angeles and New York City; as well as Distribution Centers in New Jersey and California.

At the center of our success are our over 39,000 associates who contribute to our growth by driving results through teamwork, open communication and mutual respect. We work together, have fun together and win together.

As a "Caring Company," Burlington believes in giving back to the communities where we live and work. 

Burlington Stores Reviews

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    "The Heart of Burlington"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Murray, UT
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Murray, UT
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    I have been working at Burlington Stores part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fellow employees are truly like family, weekly pay, great opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Computer systems are way too slow

    Advice to Management

    I've been at Burlington for over a year now, and I fell in love with the job since day 1. The staff are all great to work with, everyone enjoys their jobs, and the clientele are always cheerful, knowing that they will be coming back again and again for the low prices for name brand items and great customer service they receive. I always come away with a great sense of accomplishment when I see my cashiers apply themselves to offer great customer service and keep a keen eye on the cleanliness of the front end for a safe and attractive work environment. Everybody takes great pride in their work, and it truly reflects on how wonderful I feel about my career there as well. When a customer leaves the store happy and looking forward to their next visit, along with the savings they're going to get when they do return, plus the wonderful customer service they'll receive, that's what I call the heart of Burlington, and that's what I feel every one of our customers deserve to experience.

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Burlington Stores Interviews

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    Interview

    A very structured process that was well planned and well organized. They were very polite and considerate of every candidate, including myself. I would recommend attending should you receive an invitation to interview.

    Interview Questions

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Burlington Stores Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune Magazine, 2019
  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work Institute, 2019
  • Best Employers for Diversity, Fortune Magazine, 2019
  • The 20 Best Workplaces in Retail, Fortune, 2018
  • Top Workplaces in Philadelphia, Philly.com and Philadelphia Inquirer, 2019
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