Peebles (store)

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Peebles Department Stores
Type Subsidiary
Industry Retail
Founded 1891
Headquarters Lawrenceville, Virginia
Products Clothing, footwear, men's undergarments, jewelry, beauty products, and housewares
Parent Stage Stores
Website www.stagestores.com

Peebles is a department store chain in the eastern and upper-midwestern United States. It is owned by Stage Stores, which also operates under the Bealls, Palais Royal and Stage banners. Peebles states: "Our specialty is bringing nationally-known, brand name apparel, accessories, footwear and cosmetics to small towns and communities throughout the U.S."[1]

A Peebles store in Alpena, Michigan

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The company's first store was opened in Lawrenceville, Virginia, in 1891 by W.S. Peebles, Sr., the company's founder.[2] Peebles is now based in South Hill, Virginia and operates stores mostly in small to medium-sized areas of the eastern and upper-midwestern United States areas of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Florida, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. It has been a subsidiary of Stage Stores since 2003.[3]

Stage Stores opened its first Northeast Florida location on March 26, 2009 at the Cornerstone Square shopping center in Macclenny, Florida.[4][5]

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