Stories tagged: Nordstrom
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017
Then and Now: Downtown shopping
In 1972, as Spokane was preparing for Expo ’74, retail shopping in the downtown area was undergoing big changes.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Nordstrom is opening concept store that has no inventory
The Seattle-based company said the Los Angeles store will be staffed with personal stylists who can order merchandise for customers.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
A Nordstrom buyout? Lessons of J. Crew and Neiman loom large
Nordstrom Inc. shareholders are applauding a plan by its founding family to consider taking the department-store chain private.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Nordstrom family may take company private
Members of the Nordstrom family are considering taking the Seattle-based fashion retailer private, the company said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Nordstrom reports growth in 1Q profit, disappointing sales
Nordstrom Inc. said Thursday its overall profit jumped 37 percent at its department stores in the first quarter, but a key sales gauge fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Thu., May 11, 2017
Doug Clark: I’ll sell you pre-fouled merchandise for at least as much as Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus
The express lane to my early retirement on Easy Street appeared in this fine newspaper the other day on our business page.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Dirty jeans, not dirt cheap
Perhaps you should hold off washing your dirty jeans this weekend. That grubby look is in, according to the style wizards at Nordstrom and other fashion houses.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
No penalties for Kellyanne Conway for plugging Ivanka Trump’s line from the White House
Kellyanne Conway, the adviser to President Donald Trump who made a commercial pitch for Ivanka Trump’s fashion line from the White House, won’t face punishment for the ethics breach.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Nordstrom’s big, beautiful stores are losing ground
For many years, Nordstrom has been regarded as a poster child for how traditional retailers should respond to the rise of e-commerce.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Amid boycott of Ivanka Trump-branded products, her perfume is a bestseller on Amazon
Ivanka Trump’s brand of clothing, shoes and accessories has been at the center of a tempest since her father was elected president. But on Amazon.com this past week, the brand …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Nordstrom’s nixing of Ivanka Trump brand backed by sales data, reports WSJ
Nordstrom, which has said its decision to drop the Ivanka Trump line was based on business rather than politics, reportedly saw sales of that line drop by a third over …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
White House adviser Kellyanne Conway ‘counseled’ after Ivanka brand promotion
The White House has “counseled” a top aide to President Donald Trump after she promoted Ivanka Trump’s fashion line during a national cable television appearance from the White House.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Trump: Nordstrom treated Ivanka “so unfairly;” shares react
Nordstrom shares took a brief tumble Wednesday after President Donald Trump tweeted that the department store chain that decided to stop selling Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessory line had treated …
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Nordstrom drops Ivanka Trump-branded clothing and shoes
Nordstrom will stop selling Ivanka Trump’s name-branded line of clothing and shoes, a company spokesperson said Thursday. The change followed a weeks-long boycott campaign, organized by an anti-Trump activist group …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Nordstrom to drop Ivanka Trump’s clothing, accessories line
Nordstrom said it will stop selling Ivanka Trump clothing and accessories.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
Why have upscale retailer Nordstrom and other apparel giants lost their luster?
In mid-August of last year, warning signs at the Seattle headquarters of Nordstrom Inc. first became apparent. Up to that point, the upscale apparel retailer, with $14 billion in annual …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Nordstrom’s loyalty program is no longer cardholders-only
After a disappointing start to 2016, Nordstrom is growing its off-price business and trying to woo shoppers with a more inclusive loyalty program.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Target picks Nordstrom executive as chief merchandising officer
Target has poached Nordstrom for its new chief merchandising officer, a crucial position and the one who determines what appears on store shelves.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
JC Penney CEO says future will depend less on apparel
Shares of J.C. Penney tumbled 10 percent before the opening bell Friday after posting an unexpected sales drop, capping a miserable week for retailers.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Nordstrom shares tumble on slashed annual outlook, weak 1Q
Nordstrom’s shares are tumbling in extended trading after the upscale department store slashed is annual sales and profit outlook. The reduced guidance came as the Seattle-based chain reported that its …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Nordstrom to cut from 350 to 400 jobs
Nordstrom Inc. says it will be cutting about 350 to 400 jobs as it looks to be more nimble at a time where shoppers are shifting their spending more online.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Amazon is America’s most-loved company, annual ranking shows
Amazon.com has reclaimed the top spot as America’s most-loved company in an annual ranking of some of the country’s largest companies.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Nordstrom earnings disappoint
Nordstrom’s fourth-quarter earnings failed to meet Wall Street expectations, following a dismal third quarter in which it also failed to meet analysts’ expectations and lowered its outlook for the year.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Nordstrom taking discount Rack concept to Canada
Nordstrom will open its first Nordstrom Rack in Canada in Toronto in 2018.
Sun., June 29, 2014
Downtown businesses have adapted to Hoopfest after decades of practice
Like most major events, Hoopfest owes its silver-plated success to good luck, persistence and the good fortune of following a bona fide example – in its case, Bloomsday – say …
Sun., July 1, 2012
New York City awaits first full-scale Nordstrom
NEW YORK – After circling Manhattan for about two decades, Nordstrom Inc., the upscale department store chain, announced plans Thursday to open its first full-scale store in New York. The …
Fri., April 13, 2012
Boise gets Nordstrom Rack
BOISE – Has the city without a Nordstrom finally ended its sad distinction? This is Boise, where shoppers used to pack buses bound for the Nordstrom store in Ogden, Utah, …
Thu., April 12, 2012, 3:07 p.m.
Idaho finally gets a Nordstrom store
On Thursday, the first Nordstrom store in the state of Idaho opened.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011, 11:04 a.m.
Nordstrom, Costco beat retail estimates
Oh what a difference a weekend can make.
Mon., Dec. 20, 2010, 7:11 p.m.
Oops! Fleeing suspect darts in front of Spokane cop car
Spokane Police accidently caught a man suspected of robbing the downtown Nordstrom Monday evening. The alleged robber was struck by a passing Spokane Police patrol car as he darted across …