Burlington To Hire 50-100 For New Northgate Store

Monday, November 4, 2013

Burlington, a national off-price retailer, will open a new 70,000 square foot store in fall 2014 in Hixson at the Northgate Mall. This new location will bring approximately 50-100 new jobs to the Chattanooga community and will be one of seven Burlington locations in the state of Tennessee.

Burlington offers style for up to 65 percent off department store prices every day.  The new location will feature ladies’ dresses, suits, sportswear, juniors, accessories, menswear, family footwear and children’s clothing. It will also include a broad assortment of furniture and accessories for baby at Baby Depot, home décor and gifts, along with the largest selection of coats in the nation. 

“We are thrilled to open a new Burlington in the Hixson community, bringing jobs to the neighborhood and providing residents with a valued shopping experience,” stated Thomas Kingsbury, Burlington president and chief executive officer.  



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