May 29, 2013 marks 125th anniversary of Belk
Belk stores in more than 300 locations across 16 Southern states will be celebrating the company’s 125th anniversary on May 29, the date that William Henry Belk opened his first store in Monroe, N.C. Customers are invited to attend celebration events being planned in each store that will include special decorations, entertainment and refreshments, as well as sales promotions throughout the store. The Cool Springs Galleria store will be offering the first 100 customers arriving on May 29 a Belk gift card.
“Our 125th anniversary is an opportunity for us to say a big thank you to everyone who has made Belk successful over the past 125 years,” said Tim Belk, chairman and CEO, Belk, Inc. “Thank you to our associates, our customers, our communities and our vendor partners. We look forward to the next 125 years with pride, excitement and anticipation as the best is yet to come.”