|Description||fashion specialty retailer|
Nordstrom, Inc., a fashion specialty retailer, offers apparel, shoes, cosmetics, and accessories for women, men, and children in the United States. The company offers a selection of brand name and private label merchandise. It sells its products through various channels, including â€˜Nordstromâ€™ full-line stores, â€˜Nordstrom Rackâ€™ off-price stores, â€˜Last Chanceâ€™ clearance stores, and â€˜Jeffreyâ€™ boutiques; and through catalog and the Internet. Nordstrom, Inc. also provides a private label card, two Nordstrom VISA credit cards, and a debit card for Nordstrom purchases. Its credit and debit cards feature a shopping-based loyalty program. The company also designs and contracts to manufacture private label merchandise sold in its retail stores. As of March 19, 2010, it had 187 retail stores located in 28 states.
The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Seattle, Washington.