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Belk to Open New Fashion Store at Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville, Ala.

New 170,000-square-footstore opening in fall 2014will replace current Belk store at Madison Square Mall

Sep 29, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.,Sept. 28, 2012–Belk today announced that it will openanew 170,000-square-foot fashion storeat Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville, Ala. with agrand opening set for fall 2014. The new storewill incorporate the latest in retail design, lighting, merchandise presentation and décor, and will offer expanded assortments of top designer, national and exclusive Belk brands of fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the whole family, plus wide selections of cosmetics, giftand home merchandise.

“We’re pleased and excitedto announce the opening of a brand new store at Bridge Streetto serve the Huntsvillecommunity,” said Jan Clevenger, chair of the Belk WesternDivision based in Birmingham, Ala. “This store will offerthe very best of Modern.Southern.Style.from Belk.Our new location will offer greater convenienceanda fabulousnew shopping environment featuringexpandedselectionsof premier fashion merchandise with more brands and styles that our customers arelooking for. The new storerepresents a$20million investment for Belk and signals our continued commitment to servingour loyal customers inthe Huntsvillemarket.”

The Belk storeat Madison SquareMallwill continue to operate until thenew store opens in fall 2014.

Belk has served the Huntsville community since 1941, and currently operates stores atMadison Square andat Parkway Place, which completed a major remodeling of its ladies shoes and fashion accessories area last fall. Bridge Street Town Centre,located at Old Madison Pike and Research Park Boulevard in Huntsville, opened in 2007.

About Belk, Inc.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. ( is the nation’s largest privately owned mainline department store company with 302Belk stores located in 16 Southern states.  The company was founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, N.C., and is in the third generation of Belk family leadership. Its Web site offers a wide assortment of fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the entire family along with top name cosmetics, a wedding registry and a large selection of quality merchandisefor the home. To connect with Belk via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blog, mobile phone text messages or by email, go to: Belk Get Connected.

Modern. Southern. Style.
Belk seeks to satisfy the modern Southern lifestyle like no one else, so that our customers get the fashion they desire and the value they deserve.  Our vision is for the modern Southern woman to count on Belk first –for her, for her family, for life.