Burlington to open its three Delaware stores on Friday


Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, will re-open its stores in Dover, Christiana and north Wilmington on Friday.

The company held off on an earlier opening of its stores in Delaware. Shopper capacity has been limited to 30 percent of fire code occupancy but will move up to 60 percent occupancy on Monday.

A release stressed that safety measures will include social distancing, wider check out lanes, and the one-way entrances and exits that have been in place at grocery stores. Sanitizing measures are in place and employees will be screened for symptoms.

“We have been looking forward to safely re-opening our store locations and providing extraordinary values on our wide assortment of merchandise to area residents,” said Michael O’Sullivan, CEO, Burlington Stores. “These are challenging times for all of us and the need for value is greater than ever. We look forward to welcoming our customers and associates back into our stores.”

Burlington, formerly Burlington Coat Factory, is one of the nation’s largest off-price chains with more than 700 stores.

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