Total revenues (MM)Total revenue growth
$4,150.42.6%
StoresAvg sales per square foot
296$141
Avg store gross sq ftTotal employment
91,80024,350
Corporate NameBelk, Inc.
SectorDepartment Stores
HeadquartersCharlotte, NC
Primary SIC Code5311 – Department Stores
Primary NAICS Code45211 – Department Stores
Fiscal Year EndedJanuary 31, 2015

Belk is the largest privately-owned mainline department store business in the US, offering brand name and private label fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics, home furnishings, housewares, fine jewelry and gifts. As of Aug 1, 2015 the company operated 296 stores in 16 primarily Southern states.