Burlington Coat Factory brings 150 new job openings to the Bronx

Bronx residents can now satisfy their fashion itch with the opening of the new Burlington Coat Factory in Fordham. In addition to the merchandise brought

Burlington officials say they are very committed to philanthropic causes in the Bronx and have already donated a truck of clothes.

Burlington officials say they are very committed to philanthropic causes in the Bronx and have already donated a truck of clothes. (10/4/13)

FORDHAM - Bronx residents can now satisfy their fashion itch with the opening of the new Burlington Coat Factory in Fordham.

In addition to the merchandise brought into the area, the new store also brought with it 150 jobs, most of which have gone to Bronx residents.

Burlington officials say they are very committed to philanthropic causes in the Bronx and have already donated a truck of clothes to the organization Bronx Works.

The new store opened in the same location as Cookies department store. When that store closed, 124 people lost their jobs.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Word on the Street: Airline dress code 1 Word on the Street: Airline dress code
A 21-year-old woman died after being shot in 2 Police: Woman fatally shot inside Bronx stairwell
Crossfit isn't just for the gym, according to 3 Ready, Set, Fit: Crossfit at home
The 161st Street Business Improvement District is excited 4 New businesses coming to Yankee Stadium area
Troy Ramey of Sea Cliff competes on NBC's 5 Long Islander competes on 'The Voice'

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE