Belk

Sometimes it’s not enough to encourage kids to go to college.  It takes some guidance to navigate the whole application process.  With that in mind, the John M Belk Endowment has donated $10 million to put college counselors in sixty low-income, rural high schools across the state. 

Michael Tomsic

The economy in Charlotte and North Carolina as a whole next year will be like a NASCAR race under a caution flag – it’ll move forward, but not too fast. That was the message from executives at the Charlotte Chamber’s annual economic outlook conference Monday.


Belk Boosting HQ Headcount 10%

Dec 7, 2012

Belk is boosting employment at its Charlotte headquarters by about 10 percent thanks to the popularity of online shopping. 

The 150 jobs Belk plans to add at its corporate headquarters are "management-level" and focused mainly on e-commerce, says spokeswoman Jessica Graham.

"Our online site, Belk.com has been growing tremendously - it's the fastest growing area of our business right now," says Graham.