Belk to open three new stores through the end of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today (July 26, 2017) it will open three new stores through the end of 2018, part of a nearly $40 million investment in store remodels, capital improvements and new store openings in 2017. The regional retailer is dedicated to the customer experience and offering an […]

Belk announces Southern Designer Showcase winners

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced the winners of its Fifth Annual Southern Designer Showcase this evening during a poolside, catwalk-style fashion show. The winning collections will be featured in select Belk stores and online in March 2018. The Southern Designer Showcase began in 2012 to celebrate the regional Southern designers […]

Belk expands its ready-to-wear brand Crown & Ivy into men’s clothing and women’s shoes

Most popular ready-to-wear brand comes to men’s clothing and women’s shoes this February; Brand will continue to expand to other areas in Spring 2018 CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk today (Feb 14, 2017) announced that the company is expanding its most successful private label brand, Crown & Ivy, into men’s clothing […]

Belk announces multi-year renewal of Synchrony Financial’s consumer financing program

Private label Belk Rewards credit card program to continue under multi-year agreement STAMFORD, Conn. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, and Belk, a private department store company, today (January 25, 2017 ) announced they have agreed to a multi-year renewal of Synchrony Financial’s consumer […]

Belk calls on Southern designers for its fifth annual Southern Designer Showcase

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fashion designers who have a deep connection to the South and want to showcase Modern. Southern. Style. can have their clothes and accessories sold at Belk and on belk.com in spring 2018 if they’re selected as winners in Belk’s fifth annual Southern Designer Showcase. Charlotte-based Belk is […]

Belk unveils 2016 Charity Bear designed by 9-year-old contest winner; $5 of the proceeds from the sale to be donated to United Way

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A 9-year-old from South Carolina won the 2016 Belkie Bear design contest held at Belk’s SantaFest event last year. The bear was unveiled at Belk’s SantaFest today ( Nov. 12, 2016). Elizabeth’s design was selected from hundreds of applicants. As the grand prize winner of last year’s contest, Elizabeth’s […]

Belk CEO Tim Belk retires; Lisa Harper succeeds

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Belk, Inc. today announced that Tim Belk will retire as chief executive officer of the company in July 2016. He will continue to serve on the Belk Board. Lisa Harper, who previously served as chief executive officer of Hot Topic, Inc., will succeed […]

Belk announces 19 finalists for its 2016 Southern Designer Showcase competition

Finalists to present May 19 in Charlotte for the opportunity to have designs sold at Belk and on Belk.com CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate emerging fashion designers who embody modern, Southern style, Belk has selected 19 finalists for the company’s 2016 Southern Designer Showcase competition. The finalists, who all have […]

Belk announces five bands with South roots as 2016 Southern Musician Showcase winners

Finale Event in Charleston Features Five Talented Bands with Southern Roots CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five bands with ties to the South received the surprise of a lifetime when Belk declared them winners of its 2016 Southern Musician Showcase during the competition’s finale event held on March 19 in Charleston. The […]

Belk launches Kaari Blue fresh new collection for modern Southern women on the go

Kaari Blue Collection Features Vibrant Dresses, Tops, Pants and Signature Shirts CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk is introducing Kaari Blue, a fresh new collection that’s polished and put together in just the right way for modern Southern women on the go. Sold exclusively at Belk, Kaari Blue has patterns that are crisp, […]

Belk seeks applicants for its 4th annual Southern Designer Showcase

Winning Designs to be Sold at Belk and on belk.com in Spring 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fashion designers who have a deep connection to the South and want to showcase Modern. Southern. Style. can have their clothes and accessories sold at Belk and on belk.com in spring 2017 if they’re selected […]

Sycamore Partners Director Stefan Kaluzny: We are excited to have completed this acquisition and to begin our partnership with Belk

NEW YORK and CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-12-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 have completed this acquisition and to begin our partnership with Belk. The Company has developed a […]

Belk launches its second annual holiday fundraising campaign Angel Days

Belk’s holiday charity program supports local education by inviting customers to make a donation for Title I schools CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today the second annual launch of its holiday fundraising campaign, Angel Days. Angel Days provides customers an opportunity to support local Title I elementary schools through direct […]

Belk kicks off the holiday season with more than 400 doorbuster items on Thanksgiving Day

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 Charlotte, N.C., 2015-11-16 […]

11-year-old from South Carolina won 2015 Belkie Bear design contest

Designed by 11-year-old contest winner CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-11-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 from more than 1,000 applicants. As the grand prize winner of last […]

Belk to hire 5,800 seasonal employees to support locations throughout the company’s 16-state footprint during the holiday season

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc. is hiring an additional 5,800 seasonal employees to support locations throughout the company’s 16-state footprint during the holiday season. Four-thousand employees will be hired to assist with sales floor functions such as selling, straightening and folding, maintaining fitting rooms, etc. The other 1,800 positions will be […]

Belk to open new 230,000 square foot flagship location at The Shoppes at Bel Air to serve the greater Mobile, Ala. region

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., 2015-7-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk today announced that the company is opening a new 230,000 square foot […]

Belk relocates its store at Regency Square Mall to a new 95,000-square-foot fashion store at Atlantic North Shopping Center in Jacksonville, Fla.

Belk at Regency Square Mall will relocate to new 95,000-square-foot store March 11, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk is relocating its store at Regency Square Mall to a new 95,000-square-foot fashion store at Atlantic North Shopping Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Atlantic North Shopping Center, a new 61-acre, open-air, mixed-use development, is located […]

Belk opens new 50,000 square foot men’s and kids store at the Cool Springs Galleria in Franklin, Tenn.

Opening of a new 50,000 square foot men’s and kids store CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2015-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk announced today that its new standalone men’s and kids store at the Cool Springs Galleria will open on March 11. Belk’s $12.6 million investment in the Cool Springs Galleria project includes the new 50,000-square-foot men’s and kids […]

Belk, Inc., announces operating results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended November 1, 2014

CHARLOTTE, NC, 2014-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk, Inc., the nation’s largest family owned and operated fashion department store company, today announced operating results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended November 1, 2014. Tim Belk, chairman and chief executive officer of Belk, Inc., said, “Third quarter sales were essentially flat, in […]