Burlington Coat Factory
2.6 of 5 360 reviews
www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com Burlington, NJ 5000+ Employees

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A Case of Lost Identity

Purchasing (Former Employee)
Trenton, NJ (US)

I worked at Burlington Coat Factory full-time for more than 5 years

ProsPeople are nice.
Good place to learn

ConsConflicting, changing direction from upper management. Lack of Systems and departments that dont communicate. the company is confused as to what they want Burlington to Represent to the consumer.
Lack of integration between the "Old" ways and "New" way. Favoritism

Advice to Senior ManagementDetermine identity, formulate a detailed plan, communicate it to all levels.
Be realistic

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Not the greatest

Assistant Buyer (Former Employee)
Burlington, NJ (US)

I worked at Burlington Coat Factory full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Discounts, Buyers are out of the office 2-3 days a… Cons: Management flip flops constantly about what this company is supposed to be, one minute they are a department store the next an off pricer. Buyers… Advice to Senior Management: Stop trying to one up eachother and listen to your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Reenergized Career

Executive Level Associate (Current Employee)
Burlington, NJ (US)

I have been working at Burlington Coat Factory full-time for more than a year


Pros: Supportive work environment. Company is striving to become an employer of choice. Professionals from many different companies are hired based upon not only experience and… Cons: It is a good con to have, but...there is a lot of change going on at Burlington. So, there is a lot of disruption and… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to drive operational consistensies to the corporate and field teams. Hold all managers accountable in their evaluations not only for sales, but for training… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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