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August 31, 2014

Online sales at regional department store operator Belk grew 43% during the second quarter, prompting the company to announce a major investment in its e-commerce and fulfillment capabilities.

July 23, 2014

Charlotte, N.C. will be home to the new global headquarters of Sealed Air Corp., as the global packaging company opens a state-of-the art, environmentally-sustainable campus to house its research and development facilities and corporate offices.

March 10, 2014

Belk is gearing up for its bi-annual Kidfest in-store event Saturday, March 29, from noon–3 p.m. at all locations.

December 23, 2013

The creative minds from the world of auto racing have outdone themselves this time, offering an unconventional prize package courtesy of Great Clips and NASCAR’s most popular driver.

November 8, 2013

Santa may need to send his suit to the dry cleaners next week after Belk gets a jump on Christmas by hosting an event called Santafest on Saturday, November 16.

August 28, 2013

Snyder's-Lance has acquired all assets of Stateline Service Corporation, a snack food distributor in Massachusetts, as part of its growth initiative.

August 12, 2013

The Belk Bowl today announced that they have finalized a deal that will bring an SEC team to the Belk Bowl beginning in 2014. The agreement extends for six years.

July 29, 2013

Electrolux Major Appliances North America has named Daren Couture as SVP of end-to-end supply chain. Couture will oversee the company’s supply chain and nine manufacturing facilities in North America, including the newest cooking appliances facility located in Memphis, Tenn.

July 2, 2013

Belk is partnering with Project Runway’s 12th season to grow its brand. The family-owned and operated department store will be sponsoring this season's accessory wall, as well as a “Modern. Southern. Style.” design challenge.

June 21, 2013

Southern department store Belk has selected 13 winners from nearly 300 entrants in the retailer's Southern Designer Showcase competition. Belk announced the winners at an event at its corporate headquarters.

May 20, 2013

Ikea and Walmart are among the retailers heading to Charlotte, N.C., to anchor the Belgate Shopping Center. The new 900,000-sq.-ft. shopping center is DDR Corp.’s first ground-up domestic development in more than four years.

May 1, 2013

Mobile solutions provider Moovweb has added fashion retailer Charlotte Russe to its list of customers using its cloud-based experience platform.

April 18, 2013

Chiquita Brands will look to national IT infrastructure and cloud solutions provider Peak 10 Inc. for global operations support.

April 8, 2013

NFL quarterback Cam Newton's collection for Belk is now available in 133 Belk stores and on Belk.com.

March 29, 2013

Belk announced that the company, and its associates, customers and vendors contributed more than $19.3 million to local communities in the fiscal year ending Jan. 31.

February 14, 2013

Belk has named Dorlisa Flur EVP omni-channel, reporting to John Belk, president and chief operating officer.

November 28, 2012

Electrolux will relocate its North American laundry products research and development center to Charlotte, N.C., from Webster City, Iowa.

September 19, 2012

Publix is making its North Carolina debut with the planned opening of a new store in the greater Charlotte area.

September 5, 2012

Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal appeared on CNBC Wednesday morning to offer a preview of his speech last night at the Democratic National Convention and explain why he supports the re-election of president Barack Obama.

May 22, 2012

NASCAR fans in Charlotte will have a lot to look forward to this weekend as the city welcomes the Coca-Cola 600.

May 16, 2012

NASCAR fans will become very familiar with Target, if they aren't already, as the retailer plans to expand its presence in NASCAR during the Sprint All-Star and Coca Cola 600 race weeks.

October 31, 2011

Charlotte, N.C.-based Crosland Southeast said it broke ground Friday on Richmond MSA’s newest multi-use development, Stonebridge, which will occupy the site of the former Cloverleaf Mall in Chesterfield County, Va.

October 18, 2011

Belk, a Southern, U.S.-based department-store retailer announced that Mark Chandler has joined the company as EVP operations, reporting to Johnny Belk, president and COO.

March 28, 2011

Shoppers in Charlotte, Columbus, Portland, Fresno, Norfolk and New Orleans are gaining access to a new alternative for food and consumables, as Target’s PFresh prototype arrives in those markets through a combination of recent remodeling activity and upcoming store openings.

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