Nordstrom is an American upscale fashion retailer, founded by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin and headquartered in Seattle. The company began as a shoe retailer and has since expanded its inventory to include clothing, accessories, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, and fragrances. Select Nordstrom stores also have wedding and home furnishing departments.
There are 323 stores operating in 38 states and Canada, which includes 121 full-line stores and 194 Nordstrom Rack Stores, five Trunk Club clubhouses, two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store.
Nordstrom also serves customers through nordstrom.com and nordstromrack.com, and its online private sale site, HauteLook.
Nationally, Nordstrom competes with luxury retailers Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Of its retail competitors, Nordstrom has both the largest number of store locations and the largest geographic footprint, and its stores anchor many upscale malls throughout the United States.
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