Belk

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    Since its humble inception in 1888, in the rural farming community of Monroe, NC, Belk has grown into the nation’s largest, privately-owned mainline department store company, with more than 300 fashion stores across 16 Southern states, and a thriving eCommerce website at Belk.com. The company offers the best in Modern. Southern. Style., housing many of the nation’s top fashion designer and national brands of cosmetics, apparel, accessories, shoes and home furnishings, as well as outstanding lines of private brand merchandise, both online and in stores.

    Belk believes in giving back to the communities that made the company’s success possible, and therefore, strives to maintain a rich heritage of community service and philanthropy. Each year, the company contributes 2.5 percent of pre-tax profits to support charitable efforts in three major focus areas: education, breast cancer awareness and research, and community strengthening. In 2011, the Belk Charity Sale events raised more than $10 million for nonprofits throughout the south, and the inaugural Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium attracted 58,000 college football fans, gaining national media exposure for Belk and for the city of Charlotte. 

    TypePrivate
    Founded1888
    HQCharlotte, NC, US
    Websitebelk.com
    Employee Ratings3.2
    Overall CultureD

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)10,596
    Job Openings1,024
    Revenue (Y, 2018)$3.6 B(-5%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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    Belk Office Locations

    Belk has offices in Charlotte, Dunn, Knoxville, Lady Lake and in 2 other locations
    Charlotte, NC, US (HQ)
    2801 W Tyvola Rd
    Charlotte, NC, US
    4400 Sharon Rd
    Dunn, NC, US
    2104 W Cumberland St
    Knoxville, TN, US
    7600 Kingston Pike
    Lady Lake, FL, US
    1020 Bichara Blvd
    Little Rock, AR, US
    11525 Cantrell Rd
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    Belk Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1888
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    Belk Revenue

    Belk's revenue was reported to be $3.6 b in Y, 2018
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    Revenue (Y, 2018)

    3.6b
    USDFY, 2016EY, 2018E

    Revenue

    3.8b3.6b
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    Belk Cybersecurity Score

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    B

    81/100

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    Belk Online and Social Media Presence

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    Belk Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      D

      58/100

    • CEO Rating

      D

      59/100

    • Compensation

      D

      50/100

    • Diversity

      D-

      52/100

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    Belk News and Updates

    After a vicious year of bankruptcies, some retailers are still at risk. 13 companies, including Rite Aid, Belk, and Neiman Marcus, could be the next to default.

    Summary List PlacementApparel and department stores are the most at risk for defaulting on their loans in 2021, analysts with Moody's Investors Service said in an April 7 report.  After a brutal year in 2020, in which dozens of retailers filed for bankruptcy, more filings could be coming, but not …

    Sycamore’s Belk Files Bankruptcy to Tame Debt, Raise Cash

    Sycamore’s Belk Files Bankruptcy to Tame Debt, Raise Cash

    Belk Targets 24-Hour Bankruptcy With Lenders on Board

    Belk Targets 24-Hour Bankruptcy With Lenders on Board for Plan

    Belk Black Friday Deals (2020) Rounded Up by Retail Egg

    Early Black Friday Belk deals for 2020 are live, explore all the top early Black Friday home furniture, appliance, electronics, travel & luggage & more sales here on this page

    Belk Black Friday Deals (2020): Early Furniture, Appliances, Decor, Clothing, Travel & Luggage & More Savings Researched by Spending Lab

    Save on Belk deals at the early Black Friday sale, featuring the latest clothing, furniture, electronics, appliance & more savings

    Girl Scouts of the USA Honors Dianne Belk with Inaugural Visionary Award

    NEW YORK, NY  (October 4, 2020)— The Board of Directors of Girl Scouts of the USA has created a new and prestigious Visionary Award to honor forward-thinking individuals who have engaged with Girl Scout donors, volunteers, and staff in new and profoundly meaningful ways, resulting in significantly s…
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    Belk Blogs

    Belk is Bringing Back the Great Mom Surprise Just in Time For Mother's Day Shopping Plans

    Customers may be surprised with a Belk gift card totaling the amount of their purchase CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress Jessica Lange said it best: "The natural state of...

    Belk Customers Can Save Big While Helping Local Charities Through Belk's Spring Charity Sale April 29h - May 1st

    Spring has sprung, and so have the savings at Belk as the retailer is hosting a Spring Charity Sale from Friday, April 29th through Sunday, May 1st. The special fundraising event gives customers...

    Belk Awards Black History Month T-Shirt Design Contest Winner

    This Back History Month, a special t-shirt has been highlighted on Belk's website as part of the company's Culture Shop collection. The company held a t-shirt design contest for high school...

    Hugaroo Teams Up with Belk to Deliver 30,000th Stuffed Animal to Savannah Children's Hospital

    Everyone deserves a hug and some extra love on Valentine's Day, and this year, Hugaroo and Belk were able to give out some much-needed bear hugs in Savannah, Georgia on Monday. Hugaroo, a 501(c)3...

    Belk Adds More Diverse-Owned Brands to Vendor Lineup in Commitment to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts

    To further its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Belk is once again expanding its list of vendors with the addition of more than a dozen diverse-owned brands. The brands – which...

    Cupid's Surprise Returns to Belk as Retailer Spreads Love and Appreciation to Customers this Valentine's Day

    In honor of Valentine's Day, Belk is showing some love to customers with the return of Cupid's Surprise. From February 2 through February 14, 2022, Belk will surprise one lucky customer per day at...
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    Belk Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Belk founded?

      Belk was founded in 1888.

    • How many employees does Belk have?

      Belk has 10,596 employees.

    • What is Belk revenue?

      Latest Belk annual revenue is $3.6 b.

    • What is Belk revenue per employee?

      Latest Belk revenue per employee is $339.8 k.

    • Who are Belk competitors?

      Competitors of Belk include QVC, Loja Rovitex and Bestseller.

    • Where is Belk headquarters?

      Belk headquarters is located at 2801 W Tyvola Rd, Charlotte.

    • Where are Belk offices?

      Belk has offices in Charlotte, Dunn, Knoxville, Lady Lake and in 2 other locations.

    • How many offices does Belk have?

      Belk has 7 offices.