Form 3


Washington, D.C. 20549




Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

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Romeo and Dye's
Section 16 Filer

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

Little, Daniel F.

2. Date of Event
Requiring Statement

4. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN)

(Last)      (First)     (Middle)

c/o Nordstrom, Inc.
1617 Sixth Avenue

3. I.R.S. Identification
Number of Reporting
Person, if an entity


5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s)
to Issuer (Check all applicable)
    Director                          10% Owner
X Officer                            Other
(give title below)              (specify below)

Executive Vice President                          

6. If Amendment,
Date of Original


Seattle, WA 98101

7. Individual or Joint/Group Filing
(Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
    Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

(City)     (State)     (Zip)

Table I — Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned

1. Title of Security
(Instr. 4)

2. Amount of
(Instr. 4)

3. Ownership Form:
Direct (D)
or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)

4. Nature of Indirect
Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Common Stock



By 401 (k) Plan

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FORM 3 (continued)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)

2. Date Exercisable
and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/ Year)

3. Title and Amount of Securities
Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)

4. Conversion or
Exercise Price of
Derivative Security

5. Ownership Form
of Derivative
Direct (D)
or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)

6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)




Amount or
Number of

Employee Stock Option (right to buy)



Common Stock





Explanation of Responses:

(1) Granted under the Nordstrom, Inc. 1997 Stock Option Plan, exercisable in four equal annual installments commencing 2/18/2004.

  By: /s/ Duane E. Adams, attorney-in-fact for Daniel F. Little
**Signature of Reporting Person

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Power of Attorney

The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of the President (currently Blake W. Nordstrom), the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (currently Michael G. Koppel), the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (currently Joel T. Stinson), the Vice President of Real Estate and Corporate Secretary (currently David L. Mackie), the Vice President and Treasurer (currently Robert E. Campbell), and the Corporate Paralegal (currently Duane E. Adams and Jayne M. Schiller), each of whom is an officer or employee of Nordstrom, Inc., signing singly, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of Nordstrom, Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;

(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute such Forms 3, 4 or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  The undersigned agrees to hold harmless the Company and the foregoing attorneys-in-fact for the performance of
 the foregoing actions in the exercise of any rights and powers herein granted.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 3rd day of April, 2003.

/s/ Daniel F. Little     SEC CIK code (if any)


Daniel F. Little     SEC CCC Code (if any)

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