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The replacement for the former Filene's Basement in Union Square has been announced, and it'll have one thing in common with the former tenant: discounts. Yes, where Filene's left off, Burlington Coat Factory will pick right up in the fall. And according to a press release, the new store will have it all—plenty of "brag worthy" women's and men's merchandise, as well as children's clothing, furniture, baby accessories, and home decor.
For those not keeping track, this will be Burlington's second Manhattan location, in addition to the stores it has in Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island. Given this new information, and given that DSW is set to replace Filene's former Upper West Side location, it appears that the only stores being asked to replace the discount chain are other discount chains.
· DSW Is Moving Into the Filene's Basement Spot on the UWS [Racked NY]