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Belk Stores


About Us Belk, Inc. is the nation's largest privately owned department store organization. Today, there are over 300 Belk stores in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic regions. The stores are still privately owned and operated by the Belk families after more than 111 years. Belk Stores Services is our headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina and supports our three operating divisions:
  • Northern Division, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Southern Division, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Western Division, Birmingham, AL

  • Benefits

    Belk Community Giving Belk has a long tradition of giving back to the communities it serves through the financial contributions and volunteerism of associates throughout the company. Each year, the Belk organization, its stores and associates provide generous support to such organizations as the United Way, the Boy Scouts of America, the YMCA and many more. The Belk Foundation has also provided financial support to churches, hospitals, arts and educational institutions in Belk markets for many years. Many buildings and programs have been named after Belk in recognition of the outstanding philanthropy and financial support of the Belk organization and Belk family members.

    Our Mission

    The mission of Belk is to be the leader in their markets in selling merchandise that meets customers' needs for fashion, quality, value and selection; to offer superior customer service; and to make a reasonable profit.

    Reflecting the beliefs of it's founders of the various Belk corporations, Belk stores want their customers to have a feeling of confidence that they will receive honest and fair treatment, that they will get full value for every dollar, and that they will be satisfied in every respect so that they will want to shop with Belk stores again.

    Belk stores have a responsibility to the people who make their growth and success possible. They are committed to maintaining relationships of integrity, honesty, and fairness with customers, associates, vendors, other business partners, stockholders, and with all people in every community they serve.

    The Belk Culture

    A People Company

    People are the life-blood of Belk. The success of the company over the years is a result of the dedication and service of its associates.

    It takes many people doing many different jobs to keep the company strong and growing. Belk offers a wide variety of jobs and career opportunities in its corporate and division offices and stores. These include management and professional positions in such areas as sales, merchandising, operations, accounting, credit, information technology, advertising, loss prevention, and many others.

    Belk values its associates, and strives to meet all of its obligations to them by providing fair compensation, benefits and equal opportunity. We also practice a policy of promoting from within the company whenever possible to ensure opportunities for upward career growth for associates.

    Professional training and personal development are essential in order for associates to be productive and grow in their jobs. When adding new members to the Belk team, managers and human resources professionals work together to recruit top performers, who are proven leaders in their field.

    Belk is looking for the best and brightest people who have the skills, ability and commitment needed to help the company achieve its mission to be the leading retailer in its markets in providing superior fashion, value, quality, service and convenience to its customers.

    In addition to career and job opportunities at its corporate and division offices and stores, Belk offers outstanding executive training and internship programs, which provide entry-level job opportunities in various Belk locations.


    Because you’re experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about seeking out and offering the highest-quality service and merchandise at an outstanding value. Because we’re a third-generation family-owned company that believes in creating a positive and motivating environment for the associates in whom we trust our reputation of integrity, honesty and respect. Because you share our values and seek opportunities to creatively make a difference in the company you work for. Because we support the communities that have helped the company to grow and prosper since 1888 through financial contributions and the volunteerism of associates to local and national causes. Because you are committed to your community – you understand and appreciate the power of good will to build the business and to make a difference in the lives of our customers. Because we’re the nation’s largest privately owned department store organization – and we got here by recruiting and developing the brightest minds from both inside and outside the retail industry. Because you seek a career path in a top-performing company that promotes from within and provides the training and development to foster your ambition to succeed.

    Our Benefits

    We've got you covered. That's a basic way to sum up Belk's employee benefits.

    we offer:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company contribution
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Paid vacations, personal days, sick days and holidays
  • Merchandise discount

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