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Burlington Stores Overview

Burlington, NJ
10000+ employees
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

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Burlington Stores – Why Work For Us?



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, 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.

Burlington Stores, Inc. formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, is a leading off-price apparel, home and baby products retailer. We feature merchandise from over 3,500 vendors, focusing on major, nationally-recognized brands, to provide our customers with an extensive selection of fashionable branded product in women’s ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth & baby apparel, baby products, footwear, accessories, home goods and coats. By leveraging our vast vendor breadth across our broad footprint of stores, we provide our customers with more category depth, variety and products than any of our competitors. Great brands at great value translate into great deals for our customers.

We are a publicly traded company operating more than 545 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico. Over the past 5 years, we have added more than 20 stores each year and are on our way to 1000+ stores. Our Corporate Campus is located in Florence, New Jersey; just minutes from metro-Philadelphia, bucolic Bucks County, Pennsylvania and trendy Princeton, New Jersey. In addition, we have Buying Offices in the heart of the Fashion Districts of Los Angeles and New York City;as well as Distribution Centers in New Jersey and California.

At the center of our success are the over 28,000 associates that call Burlington Stores “home.”
Each associate contributes to our growth by driving results through teamwork, open and
honest communications and mutual respect. We work together, have fun together and
celebrate our successes together.

We also operate Cohoes Fashions, Super Baby Depot, MJM Designer Shoes and Burlington Shoes stores. 

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    "Overall pleasant experience!"

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    Current Employee - Receiving Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
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    I have been working at Burlington Stores part-time (More than a year)


    Great atmosphere, good pace and flow.


    Low hours at times of the year.

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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Burlington Stores (Upper Darby, PA) in May 2018.


    I applied online. 2 weeks later, they emailed me for an interview. it was a group interview, about 5-7 of us. The interview lasted about 30 minutes. A week later, they called and said i got the job.

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Burlington Stores Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune 500, 2017
  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work Institute, 2018
  • Vault Best Internships in Retail & Consumer Goods,, 2018
  • The 20 Best Workplaces in Retail, Fortune, 2018
  • Bets Workplaces for Diversity, Fortune, 2017
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