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Belk Reviews

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Belk Chairman and CEO Tim Belk Jr.
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297 Ratings
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    Working at Belk was overall a great experience.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wilmington, NC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Wilmington, NC

    I worked at Belk part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly customers, good environment, friendly co-workers

    Cons

    Can be a competition with your co-workers as what you sell determines what you make next semester

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    Positive Outlook
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Belk Interviews

Updated Feb 25, 2015
Updated Feb 25, 2015

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Cosmetic Sales Associate for Benefit Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Belk.

    Interview Details

    First I interviewed with HR. Then I had a brief interview with the counter manager. She set me up for an interview with the cosmetics manager. After that I, unknowingly, had 2 phone interviews from representatives for Benefit.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you comfortable asking people to apply for credit cards?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

Belk Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.belk.com
Headquarters Charlotte, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1888
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Macy's, Dillard's, J. C. Penney

Belk is busy bulking up. Already the nation's largest privately owned department store chain, Belk now operates more than 300 stores in some 15 states, following its 2006 purchase of the Parisian chain from Saks. Previously, Belk acquired Saks' McRae's and Proffitt's divisions. Belk stores are located primarily in the southeastern (the Carolinas, Florida, and Georgia) states and offer mid-priced brand-name and private-label apparel, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, gifts, and home furnishings. Its stores usually anchor malls or shopping centers in small to midsized markets and... More

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