OPENING: Burlington to open new location in Bessemer on March 18th

You may know the department store by its former name, Burlington Coat Factory. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Bessemer discount hunters, we’ve got great news for you. Burlington is opening a brand-new location in Bessemer on Friday, March 18th. Plus, the grand opening event will be full of fun giveaways and surprises. Keep reading for all the details.

Time to save money đź’°

If you’ve never set foot inside a Burlington store, you’re missing out on some great deals. Burlington is regularly restocked with tons of name-brand merchandise—including shoes, men’s + women’s apparel, accessories, home decor and more.

“Our goal is to continue to offer communities great values on brand name merchandise for the entire family and home. We’re continuing to expand our footprint across the country and excited to be opening a store in Bessemer. We look forward to giving local customers the chance to discover fantastic prices on a wide range of products. We know they will love the deals.”

Michael O’Sullivan, CEO, Burlington Stores

According to The Cutoff News, this new Bessemer location will have an updated and clean design.

This marks the 5th Burlington store in the Birmingham metro area and the 8th in the state.

To make the deals even sweeter, Burlington is introducing a layaway program, offered year-round. You can place any item on layaway at checkout and pay for it later. For more info on their program, visit their website.

Grand Opening

To celebrate the new location, Burlington will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration:

In addition to the celebration, Burlington will be giving back to the community. The Bessemer location will be donating $5,000 to Greenwood Elementary School, through This generous gift will help teachers purchase supplies for their classrooms.

The donation will be presented to local school and district leaders outside of the new store on March 18th at 7:45AM, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, the first 100 customers 18 and older will receive a $5 Bonus Card to use toward their purchase.

Can’t make it then? The next day, March 19th, customers who visit will win a free Burlington umbrella while supplies last.

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Gabby Gervais
Gabby Gervais
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