Hours to Go and Still No Gift?

Nordstrom Virtual Gift Cards Make the Perfect Last Minute Present
SEATTLE, Dec 20, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Nordstrom has the solution to the last minute gift dilemma -- the Nordstrom virtual gift card. Delivered to the recipient's email inbox within four hours of approved purchase, gift cards can be used online to shop the thousands of items on Nordstrom.com including apparel, shoes and accessories from the company's recently expanded designer website. Nordstrom gift cards and virtual gift cards do not expire, have no fees, can be replaced if lost, stolen or damaged with satisfactory proof of purchase and are redeemable online, at Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, and U.S. Faconnable boutiques.

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"The hectic holiday season can make it hard to remember everyone on your list," said Jamie Nordstrom, president of Nordstrom Direct. "The Nordstrom virtual gift card gives our customers a convenient way to send a gift to a friend, co-worker or family member."

To purchase or for more information, please visit nordstrom.com or call 1-877-771-GIFT (4438). Nordstrom virtual gift cards are available in any denomination from $25 to $1000 and also make great corporate gifts. Nordstrom offers special holiday gift card designs with Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Celebrate Kwanzaa greetings.

Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 157 US stores located in 27 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 99 Full-Line Stores, 50 Nordstrom Racks, five Faconnable boutiques, one freestanding shoe store and two clearance stores. Nordstrom also operates 35 Faconnable boutiques in Europe. Additionally, Nordstrom serves customers through its online presence at www.nordstrom.com and through its catalogs. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

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Deniz Anders of Nordstrom, Inc., +1-206-373-3038

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