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Dec 12, 2012
Charlotte-based Retailer to Accelerate Dividends in Anticipation of Increased Federal Taxes

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 12, 2012 – Belk, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular dividend of $0.75 per share and a special one-time additional dividend of $0.25 per...

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Dec 7, 2012
Retailer Leasing Space at Coliseum Centre to Meet Needs of Growing Workforce

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 7, 2012 – Charlotte-based Belk Inc. announced today that it will add approximately 150 employees to the corporate workforce over the next year, largely as a result of the...

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Dec 6, 2012
Rocking the Belk Bowl Participants Receive Funding for Technology Grants

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2012 –Three Charlotte‐Mecklenburg Schools received $25,000 technology grants thanks to Belk’s “Rocking the Belk Bowl Contest.” The Contest, which kicked off in...

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Nov 20, 2012
Comparable store sales increase 5.8 percent in third quarter, 6.1 percent year-to-date

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2012 – Belk, Inc. today announced operating results for its fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 27, 2012. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of Belk, Inc.,...

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Nov 16, 2012
Eventtakes place noon –3 p.m.on Saturday, Dec. 1

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16,2012–Belk’s first-ever santafest will be held in Belkstores Saturday,Dec. 1, noon –3 p.m. Customers are invited to bring the kids to their local participating Belk...

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Nov 16, 2012
Browse the latest fashions

CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 16, 2012 - Belk has launched a new iPad tablet application designed to make shopping convenientand funfor customers. The app features a variety of functions that...

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Nov 12, 2012
Mobile Mammography Center Will Visit Belk Markets Offering Screening Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 12, 2012 – Belk, the nation’s largest privately operated department store, launches BelkGives On The Go Mobile Mammography in partnership with Charlotte Radiology and...

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Nov 5, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 5, 2012 – Belk, Inc. has announced a $100,000 commitment to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The contribution, to the American Red Cross...

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Nov 2, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 2, 2012 --Brian Marley has announced his retirementas executive vice president and chief financial officer of Belk, Inc. effective May 4, 2013, after more than 12 years...

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Oct 8, 2012
Exclusive Line of Men’s Apparel Available at Belk in Spring 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 8, 2012 – Charlotte-based Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest privately run mainline department store, has partnered with NFL quarterback Cam Newton to launch an exclusive...

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Sep 29, 2012
New 170,000-square-footstore opening in fall 2014will replace current Belk store at Madison Square Mall

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....

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Sep 17, 2012
Six Belk Associates Recognized for Exemplary Community Service and Caring for Others

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2012–Six Belk associates have been named winners of the 2012 Belk Award of Excellence. Eachreceived a $500 cash prize and the Award of Excellence trophy at a luncheon...

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Aug 31, 2012
Grassroots event benefits local non-profit organizations

CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 31, 2012—Belk invites schools and other nonprofit organizations in the company’s 16-state market area to participate in its semi-annual Belk Charity Sale, Saturday,...

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Aug 30, 2012
Comparable store sales increase 4.9 percent in second quarter, 6.2 percent year-to-date

CHARLOTTE, N.C., August30, 2012 –Belk, Inc. today announced operating results for its fiscal second quarter ended July 28, 2012. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of Belk, Inc.,...

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Aug 15, 2012
Retailer Donates more than 3,300 Uniforms to Area Students

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2012 – Charlotte-based Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest privately owned mainline department store company, has partnered with United Way of Central Carolinas for its...

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Aug 2, 2012
Belk to Sell Winning Designs in Select Stores and on Belk.com Beginning Spring 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2012 – Belk selected 15 winners from more than 170 entrants in the retailer’s Southern Designer Showcase competition. The showcase winners listed below learned today...

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Jul 17, 2012
11th Annual Belk Bowl kicks off on Dec. 27 in Charlotte, N.C.

Charlotte, N.C., July 17, 2012 – The Belk Bowl is thrilled to announce Country Music Awards’ 2011 Vocal Group of the Year, Lady Antebellum, will be the featured act at the 2012 Belk Bowl this...

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Jul 17, 2012
Winning Designs to Be Sold at Belk & on Belk.com Beginning Spring 2013 and Featured in Belk’s 125th Anniversary Advertising Campaign

Charlotte, N.C., July 17, 2012 – After scouring the nation for the most talented southern designers, Belk has selected 36 semi-finalists out of hundreds of designer applicants to compete for the...

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Jun 5, 2012
245,000 square-foot store to undergo extensive renovations to create modern new shopping environment

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2012 – Belk today announced a major remodel of its fashion department store at Carolina Place Mall in Pineville, N.C. The $5.5 million project will allow the store to...

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May 30, 2012
Comparable store sales increase 7.4 percent

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30, 2012 –Belk, Inc. today announced operating results for itsfiscal first quarter ended April28, 2012. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of Belk, Inc., said,...

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May 30, 2012
Store to undergo renovation to create modern new shopping environment

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30, 2012 – Belk today announced the remodeling of its fashion department store located at West LaGrange Commons in LaGrange, Ga. The $2 million project will allow the store...

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May 24, 2012
Store to undergo full renovation to create modern new shopping environment

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 24, 2012 – Belk today announced a major remodeling of its fashion department store at Northgate Mall in Chattanooga, Tenn. The $3.5 million project will allow the store to...

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May 22, 2012
Store to undergo renovation to create modern new shopping environment

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2012 – Belk today announced the remodeling of its fashion department store at Governor’s Square Mall in Clarksville, Tenn. The $2.5 million project will allow the...

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May 11, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 11, 2012 – In its first Charity Sale of the year, Belk, Inc. raised more than $5 million for nearly 8,000 nonprofits across its 16-state footprint on Saturday, April 21. The...

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May 10, 2012
Company Earns Charlotte Regional Partnership’s Prestigious Jerry Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 10, 2012 – Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest privately owned mainline department store company, was honored with the Jerry Award during the Charlotte Regional...

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