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Belk Searches for Designers in 4th Annual Southern Designer Showcase

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Charlotte–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 as winners in Belk’s fourth annual Southern Designer Showcase. Charlotte-based Belk is seeking Southern designers …

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Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2016 class of its annual Merchants Hall of Fame! The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the January/February 2016 issue of Accessories. …

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Stockholders Agree to Merger Agreement Between Belk, Sycamore Partners

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Charlotte, NC–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 stockholders voted in favor of our sale to Sycamore Partners,” said Tim Belk, chairman/chief executive officer of Belk, Inc. “The vote …

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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also honored this impressive group of merchants at its annual ball on May 6th, where the merchants received their plaques and took the stage to much applause from vendors …

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Is Belk Putting Itself Up for Sale?

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Charlotte, NC–Belk, the nation’s largest independent department store, has hired Goldman Sachs Group to explore a possible sale of the company, according to a report in Reuters. The report estimates Belk–a third generation, family-owned department store chain with almost 300 stores located 16 Southern states–is worth $4 billion and says people close to …

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Belk Donates More than $21.5 Million in Charitable Contributions

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Charlotte, NC—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. Of the total amount, Belk corporate dollars funded $6.1 million to more than 250 nonprofit organizations, with a focus on education, breast cancer research and awareness, …

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Accessories Honors 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine is proud to announce the 5th round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the …

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Belk Seeks Designers for Third Southern Designer Showcase Competition

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Charlotte, NC—Attention Southern designers, Belk Inc. is seeking your skills in women’s apparel, accessories, men’s apparel, kid’s apparel and shoes as part of its third Southern Designer Showcase competition. Winning designs will be sold at Belk and on belk.com in Spring 2016. Applicants can visit belk.com and click on the …

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Belk, Ralph Lauren Join Forces in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

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Charlotte, NC—Belk and Ralph Lauren Corp. have unveiled a partnership focused on increasing breast cancer awareness. As a key component of the partnership, Ralph Lauren’s “Lauren Pink” capsule collection will include a new sneaker to be sold exclusively in Belk stores and on www.belk.com to benefit the Belk Women’s Health …

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Belk Encourages Students to Make An Impact in Their Communities

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Silver Spring, MD–Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the back-to-school launch of the Belk Service Learning Challenge, a comprehensive standards-aligned program encouraging middle school students to facilitate positive changes in their communities by applying critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity skills to a …