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RattlerGator

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Re: The store Belk.
« Reply #15 on: March 20, 2017, 10:56:03 PM »
I never knew Belk started in Florida. And corporate HQ is in Charlotte. Damn.

I-10east

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Re: The store Belk.
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2017, 01:57:14 AM »
^^^Actually it was founded in Monroe, NC right there in the Charlotte metro area.

http://www.belk.com/AST/Misc/Belk_Stores/About_Us/History.jsp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belk

thelakelander

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Re: The store Belk.
« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2017, 07:48:54 AM »
I never knew Belk started in Florida. And corporate HQ is in Charlotte. Damn.
Belk-Lindsey was founded in Florida.  Sort of like May-Cohens was a Jax chain but the parent company was May Department Stores of St. Louis.  Like Belk helped Lindsey establish his first store in Ocala, David May helped the Cohen Brothers in Jax.
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Re: The store Belk.
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2017, 10:53:52 AM »
Ohhhh. That now makes sense.