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Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

In Retail News, Reports, What's New, People, Merchants Hall of Fame by Accessories Staff

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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

In Reports, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

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’s Retailer of the Year

In Retail News by Accessories Staff

Each year, Accessories honors a deserving department store for Retailer of the Year. Below, a look at previous winners with links to downloadable pdfs. 2016: Bloomingdale’s Click here to download the feature.   2015: Belk Click here to download the feature. 2014: Macy’s Click here to download the feature. 2013: …

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Is Belk Putting Itself Up for Sale?

In Reports, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

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

In Marketing, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

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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Belk Encourages Students to Make An Impact in Their Communities

In Marketing, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

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 …