Burlington Stores Inc. : Formerly the "Burlington Coat Factory": Fashion Retailer Profile
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The Burlington Coat factory had changed the company name to Burlington Stores Incorporated to remove some of the emphasis on the word "coats".  The company started as a coat store but has expended to t-shirts, dresses, pants, fragrances, makeup, and much more.

Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation operates as a retailer of branded apparel in the United States. The company provides in-season and fashion-focused merchandise, such as ladies sportswear, menswear, coats, and family footwear, as well as baby furniture, accessories, home décor, and gifts; designer and fashion shoes; and baby clothing and other merchandise products.  

The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey. 

Burlington is a national off-price apparel, home and baby products retailer, operating in the United States and Puerto Rico.  They offer great value to their customers by featuring high-quality, primarily branded apparel, home and baby products at “Every Day Low Prices”, to deliver savings of up to 60-70% off department and specialty store regular prices.

Modecraft Inc. is a holding company operating through its subsidiary Burlington Coat Factory that distributes jackets and coats. The company is based in the United States.  The company is also referenced as Modecraft Fashions.

Historical Reference:

2018: Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company offers fashion-focused merchandise, including women's ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, footwear, menswear, youth apparel, coats, and gifts, as well as baby, home, and beauty products. As of February 3, 2018, it operated 629 stores, including an Internet store in 45 states and Puerto Rico. Burlington Stores, Inc. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey.

2014: As of late 2014, they operate more than 500 stores under the Burlington Coat Factory, Cohoes Fashions, Super Baby Depot, MJM Designer Shoes and Burlington Shoes nameplates.  Their average store size is approximately 80,000 square feet, more than twice the size of their largest off-price competitors' stores.  They feature merchandise from over 3,500 vendors, with a focus on major nationally-recognized brands, to provide their customers with an extensive selection of better and moderate, fashionable branded product in women's ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, baby products, footwear, accessories, home goods and coats. By leveraging their vast vendor breadth across their broader footprint of stores, they provide their customers with more category depth, variety and products than any of their competitors. Great brands at great value translate into great deals for their customers.

The company went public again in 2013.

In July 2012, the company received a $40 million incentive from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority as part of the state's GrowNJ program in order to build a new headquarters in Florence, adjacent to its existing headquarters, keeping the company from moving its headquarters outside the state.

In 2006, it was acquired by Bain Capital in a take-private transaction and in 2008, Tom Kingsbury became President and CEO.


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