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Dec 10, 2015

Sycamore Partners today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Belk, Inc. ("Belk" or the "Company"). Stefan Kaluzny, Managing Director of Sycamore Partners, said, "We are excited to...

Dec 1, 2015
Belk’s holiday charity program supports local education by inviting customers to make a donation for Title I schools

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 1, 2015 – Belk announced today the second annual launch of its holiday fundraising campaign, Angel Days. Angel Days provides customers an opportunity to support local Title...

Nov 16, 2015
Season kicks off with a visit from Santa; Stores to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day with more than 400 doorbuster items & a $1 million gift card giveaway – one $1,000 winner per store; Promotions and events throughout the holiday season starting the week before Thanksgiving; Extended holiday store hours

Belk kicks off the holiday season with a visit from Santa at its annual SantaFest event in all stores on November 14. With stores opening at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Belk will offer more than...

Nov 14, 2015
Designed by 11-year-old contest winner

An 11-year-old from South Carolina won the 2015 Belkie Bear design contest held at Belk's SantaFest event last year. The bear was unveiled at Belk's SantaFest today. Abigail's design was selected...

Nov 4, 2015

Belk, Inc., announced today that its stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced merger agreement with affiliates of Sycamore Partners. "We are pleased that our...

Sep 28, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2015 – Belk, Inc. is hiring an additional 5,800 seasonal employees to support locations throughout the company’s 16-state footprint during the holiday season....

Sep 15, 2015
The award is the company’s highest recognition for associates who embody Belk’s core value of being involved in the community

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2015 – Four Belk associates have been named winners of the 2015 Belk Award of Excellence, the company’s highest honor given to associates for community service and...

Sep 4, 2015
Comparable store sales increase 1.2 percent

CHARLOTTE, NC, September 4, 2015 – Belk, Inc. today announced operating results for its fiscal second quarter ended August 1, 2015. “Our positive sales trend continued in the second quarter...

Sep 3, 2015
14th Annual Belk Bowl kicks off on Dec. 30 in Charlotte, N.C.

The Belk Bowl is thrilled to announce that superstar and seven-time GRAMMY® winner Carrie Underwood will be the headline act at the 2015 Belk Bowl this December. The 14th annual Belk Bowl will...

Aug 24, 2015
- Belk Stockholders to Receive $68.00 per share in cash

Belk, Inc., the nation's largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby investment funds managed...

Aug 6, 2015
Belk hosts a Back to School Supply Drive in all Belk stores August 14 – 16; Customers can win a variety of prizes through the back to school style sweeps

CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 3, 2015 – Belk gears up for the back to school season in Modern. Southern. Style. with a school supply drive and a fashion sweepstakes. Belk is continuing its support...

Jul 20, 2015
-Belk to invest $15 million to convert a former Sears building into a new Belk flagship store -New 230,000 square foot flagship will offer premium brand assortments and the latest in Modern. Southern. Style.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 20, 2015 – Belk today announced that the company is opening a new 230,000 square foot flagship location at The Shoppes at Bel Air to serve the greater Mobile, Ala....

May 27, 2015
Comparable store sales increases 3.3 percent; Online sales grow 36.7 percent; Net income increases 13 percent

CHARLOTTE, NC, May 27, 2015 – Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced operating results for its fiscal first quarter...

May 21, 2015
Five winners will have their collections sold in select Belk stores and on in Spring 2016

Belk has selected five winners from nearly 300 entrants in the retailer's third Southern Designer Showcase competition. The showcase winners listed below were announced at an event at Belk...

May 4, 2015
UNC and USC kickoff the college football season at Bank of America Stadium on September 3

Belk, Inc. and the Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF) announced today that Belk, Inc. will be the title sponsor of the 2015 Belk College Kickoff Game, featuring the University of North Carolina Tar...

Mar 26, 2015
Fourth quarter sales increase 5 percent; Fiscal 2015 sales increase 1.8 percent, comparable store sales rise 1.5 percent

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced operating results for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015....

Mar 25, 2015

Belk, Inc. announced today that the company, and its associates, customers and vendors contributed more than $21.5 million to local communities in the fiscal year ending January 31, 2015. Of the...

Mar 16, 2015
Opening of a new 50,000 square foot men’s and kids store

Belk Announces Men’s and Kids Store Opening at its Cool Springs Galleria location in Franklin, Tenn. Opening of a new 50,000 square foot men’s and kids store CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2015...

Mar 16, 2015
Belk at Regency Square Mall will relocate to new 95,000-square-foot store March 11, 2015

Belk to Open New Store at Atlantic North Shopping Center in Jacksonville Belk at Regency Square Mall will relocate to new 95,000-square-foot store March 11, 2015 CHARLOTTE, NC, January 27, 2015...

Feb 27, 2015
Finalists compete in Charlotte for the chance to have their designs sold at Belk & on

CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 27, 2015 – Belk today announced the finalists of the company’s 2015 Southern Designer Showcase competition. Selected from nearly 300 entries, the 19 finalists...

Feb 25, 2015

Belk to Offer an Exclusive Lilly Pulitzer Printed Scarf CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 25, 2015 – Belk, Inc. announced today the company’s latest collaboration with Lilly Pulitzer, offering an...

Feb 23, 2015

Belk today announced the winners of the company's second annual Southern Musician Showcase. Chosen from more than 4,000 submissions, the seven winners will receive a cash prize as well as an...

Feb 3, 2015
Retailer to Have Exclusive Tent and Host Special Guest Trina Turk

Belk, Inc. is excited to announce its return to Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® as a major sponsor. This third year of the partnership includes an exclusive tent on the Fashion...