About Us

 

In 1901, John W. Nordstrom opened a shoe store on the premise that customers deserved the best service, selection, quality and value. Over a century later, we maintain the same dedication to providing unique a range of products, exceptional customer service and great experiences. To learn more about our history, please visit About Us on nordstrom.com.

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55%of sales are digital
247Nordstrom Rack Stores
100Nordstrom Stores
1Trunk Club Styling Service
800M+unique daily digital visitors annually
7 Local Service Concepts

 

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Company Facts at a Glance

Nordstrom is headquartered in Seattle, WA

Nordstrom was founded as a shoe store in 1901 by Swedish immigrant John W. Nordstrom (JWN), who came to Seattle with $5 in his pocket

Nordstrom went public in 1971 and was officially renamed ‘Nordstrom, Inc’

In 1973, Nordstrom opened the first Nordstrom Rack in the basement of the Seattle store as a clearance center for full-line store merchandise

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In September 2014, Nordstrom opened its first Canada store at Chinook Centre in Calgary

Nordstrom operates 218 restaurants across the Unites States, including 20 unique restaurant concepts, 101 Specialty Coffee Bars, 8 Habitant Bars, 8 Grills and more

Nordstrom is the largest employer of tailors in North America

Nordstrom has 10+ Nordstrom Made brands, all designed in-house by an internal Nordstrom design team

Treasure & Bond, one of Nordstrom’s private-label brands, donates 2.5% of sales to organizations focused on empowering youths

We match our employees’ charitable donations and volunteer hours, up to $5,000 each year, starting on their first day

Nordstrom distribution centers recycle 98% of their waste on average