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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Expects Lower First Quarter Earnings
SEATTLE, Mar 31, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today that based on quarter-to-date sales, first quarter 2003 earnings per share are expected to be below the previously guided range of $0.23 to $0.27 per share, which compares to $0.22 per share for
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Chief Administrative Officer Retires
SEATTLE, Mar 28, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced that Joel Stinson, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), retired today. Stinson, 53, has been with the company for 27 years. Stinson cited his health and a desire to spend more time with his family as his
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Opens at the Galleria
SEATTLE, Mar 28, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- New Store Is Retailer's First Full-Line Location in Houston Nordstrom, one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, opened its 89th full-line store today in Houston at The Galleria.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Signs Letter of Intent to Open Store at The Gateway
SEATTLE, Mar 19, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom Inc. announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with The Boyer Company to open an approximately 124,000 square foot store at The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City. Nordstrom's decision came after a long and thoughtful
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports February 2003 Sales
SEATTLE, Mar 5, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported preliminary sales of $367.6 million for the four-week period ending March 1, 2003, an increase of 2.4 percent compared to sales of $359.1 million for the four-week period ending March 2, 2002.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings Increase
SEATTLE, Feb 20, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported net earnings of $60.0 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2002, which ended January 31, 2003. For the same period last year, net earnings and earnings per diluted share
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Board of Directors Approves Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 per Share
SEATTLE, Feb 18, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable on March 14, 2003, to shareholders of record on February 28, 2003.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports January 2003 Sales
SEATTLE, Feb 5, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported preliminary sales of $316.5 million for the four-week period ending February 1, 2003, an increase of 6.7 percent compared to sales of $296.6 million for the four-week period ending February 2, 2002.
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Toggle Summary 'Love Now' Exhibit at Nordstrom to Showcase Work of Black Photographers In Celebration of Black History Month
Exhibit to Feature Works Inspired by Photographers' Interpretation Of Love in Our Times SEATTLE, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of Black History Month, Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) will showcase the work of renowned and up and coming African-American photographers in a premiere exhibit
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports December 2002 Sales
SEATTLE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported preliminary sales of $839.2 million for the five-week period ending January 4, 2003, an increase of 9.2 percent compared to sales of $768.6 million for the five-week period ending January 5, 2002.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Inc. Announces Closure of Its Philadelphia (Franklin Mills) Nordstrom Rack Store
SEATTLE, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today announced plans to close its Nordstrom Rack store at Franklin Mills in Philadelphia, Pa. The Nordstrom Rack is the company's off-price retail division offering savings of 30-75% on apparel, accessories and gifts for the
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Inc. to Open First Nordstrom Rack Store in Florida
Off-Price Retail Division of Nordstrom to Open at Sawgrass Mills SEATTLE, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today it will open a 27,000 square foot Nordstrom Rack store at Sawgrass Mills in fall 2003. The Nordstrom Rack is the company's off-price retail division
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports November 2002 Sales
SEATTLE, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported preliminary sales(1) of $573.8 million for the four-week period ending November 30, 2002, an increase of 4.3 percent compared to sales of $550.0 million for the four-week period ending December 1, 2001.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom to Open First Free-Standing Day Spa On Chicago's Michigan Avenue in 2003
SEATTLE, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. announced today it will open its first free-standing day spa at The Shops at North Bridge at 520 N. Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Spa Nordstrom is scheduled to open in spring 2003 and will offer a unique,
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports Third Quarter Earnings Per Share Increase Of 75
SEATTLE, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported net earnings of $18.4 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the third quarter ending October 31, 2002. For the third quarter of 2001, net earnings and earnings per share were $10.5 million and $0.08,
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Board of Directors Approves Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 per Share
SEATTLE, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable on December 16, 2002, to shareholders of record on November 30, 2002. (Photo:
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Provides Preliminary Third Quarter Earnings
SEATTLE, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today that third quarter 2002 earnings per share are expected to be in the range of $0.13 to $0.14, versus $0.08 per share in the third quarter of 2001 and compared to previous guidance of $0.16 to $0.20.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom and Amazon.com to Provide Customers With an Additional Way to Shop Nordstrom Online
SEATTLE, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today announced the opening of the online Nordstrom store inside the newly launched Amazon.com Apparel & Accessories Store (www.amazon.com/nordstrom). The Nordstrom store at Amazon.com will provide customers with yet another way
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports October 2002 Sales
SEATTLE, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported preliminary sales of $425.8 million for the four-week period ending November 2, 2002, an increase of 12.8 percent compared to sales of $377.4 million for the four-week period ending November 3, 2001.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Opens at Fashion Show Las Vegas
SEATTLE, Nov 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- New Store Is Retailer's First Full-Line Location in State of Nevada Nordstrom, one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, opened its 88th full-line store today in Nevada at Fashion Show Las Vegas.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Opens at the Florida Mall
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 11, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) opened its 87th full-line store in Orlando, Florida today at The Florida Mall. Over 400 applauding store employees lined the aisles of the 166,000-square foot store to
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Reports September 2002 Sales
SEATTLE, Oct 09, 2002 /PRNewsire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today reported preliminary sales of $505.9 million for the five-week period ending October 5, 2002, an increase of 6.6 percent compared to sales of $474.8 million for the five-week period ending October 6, 2001.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Opens at Village of Merrick Park
SEATTLE, Sep 27, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- New Store is Retailer's Third Florida Location Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN), one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, opened its 86th full-line store today in Coral Gables, FL at Village of Merrick Park.
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom Opens First Store in Missouri
ST. LOUIS, Sep 20, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) opened its first store in St. Louis, MO today at Westfield Shoppingtown West County. Over 400 applauding store employees lined the aisles of the 185,000-square foot store to cheer the
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Toggle Summary Nordstrom President and Chief Financial Officer Affirm the Accuracy Of the Company's Financial Reports
SEATTLE, Sep 12, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today that it has complied with both the June 27, 2002, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Order and the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to certify the accuracy of Nordstrom's
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