Peebles (store)

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Department Store
Industry Retail
Founded Lawrenceville, Virginia (1891)
Products Apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear, and housewares
Parent Stage Stores, Inc.

Peebles is a United States chain of department stores owned by Stage Stores, Inc. and headquartered in Houston, TX. The store specializes in retailing desirable brand name men's, women's and children's apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear and housewares.

Brands exclusively found at Peebles include Valerie Stevens, Signature Studio, Sun River, Rustic Blue, Rebecca Malone and Wishful Park.

A Peebles store in Alpena, Michigan


The company's first store was opened in Lawrenceville, Virginia, in 1891 by W.S. Peebles, Sr., the company's founder.[1] Peebles 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.

In 1998, Peebles purchased Watson's, a similar chain based in Knoxville, Tennessee, later renaming all the Watson's stores as Peebles.

Peebles has been owned by Stage Stores since 2003.[2]


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