Burlington Opens in San Leandro on October 13

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Oct 5th, 2017
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On Friday, October 13, at 9:30 AM, Burlington will open its doors in the former Sports Authority space at the Westgate Shopping Center, located at 1933 Davis Street.  On Saturday, October 14, from 10 AM until 2 PM, customers are invite to a day of family fun. The first 500 customers will receive a free Burlington tote bag, and there will be opportunities for gift card giveaways, kids’ activities, popcorn, and more.

Formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, the retail giant began as a wholesaler of ladies’ coats and junior suits in 1924. The first outlet store opened in New Jersey in 1972. Over time, the Burlington shopping experience has grown to include extensive selections of coats, apparel, shoes, and accessory for the entire family, including baby clothes, furniture, toys, home decor, travel items, and gifts — all offered at up to 65% off competitors’ retail prices at nearly 600 locations nationwide.

Burlington has invested over $1.3 million in the 46,000 square foot San Leandro location and will employ approximately 75 staff. The ribbon cutting ceremony will include a ceremonial delivery of merchandise to be donated to Davis Street Family Resource Center. Through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org Burlington will also donate $10,000 to a nearby school to fund the materials teachers and students need to learn and achieve in the classroom.

Burlington prides itself on offering its customers great value on brand name merchandise every day and is dedicated to investing in the communities they serve through their Burlington Gives Back initiative.  They also participate in the  Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Coat Drive, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk and the WomenHeart campaign in support of Women’s Heart Health.

4 Responses to “Burlington Opens in San Leandro on October 13”

  1. Jimbo says:

    Do we really need a Burlington coat factory in san leandro? I mean it’s great that new development is occurring but what we really need is a Sprouts.

  2. Kenny says:

    If you want a Sprouts in San Leandro – you can contact them and tell them. Make sure you have a specific site in mind before you talk with them.

    https://www.sprouts.com/real-estate/site-selection

    Here is their criteria.
    At Sprouts we look for build-to-suit or existing buildings in free-standing or shopping center locations that range are approximately 30,000 square feet. Sites should be easily accessible, visible and convenient. Additionally, all sites should be equipped with excellent signage and have a minimum of 140 parking spaces.

    • RT says:

      That’s the city’s responsibility to advocate for new retailers – hence they are elected and paid administrative level salaries + pensions.

  3. PAULINE says:

    Yesterday I had some articles on hold until closure. I returned within the hour and the merchandise had been removed from the holding counter. I must say ” the manager, i didn’t get her name but her shift had started and took control of the matter to located the merchandise (two purses and a Shaw). I wan to say THANKS and she was very patient with me because i through someone had purchased the items. The items were located within an hour (thanks for the security camera being monitored) they saw who removed the items and tracked them before placing back in area. I will say she is a GREAT MANAGER and thanks for every thing. A satisfied customer!!!

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