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After 50 Years, John Belk Finally Hangs It Up


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After serving the past fifty years as the company's top executive, John M. Belk, chairman and CEO of Belk, Inc., the nation's largest privately owned department store, will retire on May 26, 2004. Belk is the son of William Henry Belk, who founded the company in Monroe in 1888. Belk, Inc. operates 225 stores in fourteen Southeastern and mid-Atlantic states.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 62 Issue 5, May 2004, p6, por
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6662