Bealls, Inc. is the parent company of Bealls Department Stores, Inc, Bealls Outlet Stores, Inc., and Burkes Outlet Stores, LLC. The corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates over 530 retail store sites in states across the Sun Belt, from Florida to California with annual sales over one billion dollars. Since its modest beginnings in 1915 Bealls has grown to be a major employer in the State of Florida as well as a valued asset to all the communities it serves throughout the country.
Headquartered in Bradenton, Florida, the operating companies take advantage of resource sharing by utilizing functions provided by Bealls, Inc., including Distribution, Finance, Information Systems, Loss Prevention and Human Resources. Conversely, each company has its own buying, product development, real estate, and advertising organization.
Bealls is a privately held company, rich in tradition, still owned by the founding family. The company's principal operating strategy is to expand through the reinvestment of profits. A long history of strong ethical values and commitment to customers, employees and community has earned the Bealls family of stores trust and respect in the marketplace. – less