Nordstrom Board Announces of Quarterly Dividend

SEATTLE, Feb 24, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Nordstrom, Inc.'s (NYSE: JWN) board of directors announced that it has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share, payable on March 15, 2004, to shareholders of record on February 27, 2004.

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Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 148 US stores located in 27 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 92 full-line stores, 49 Nordstrom Racks, five Faconnable boutiques, one free-standing shoe store, and one clearance store. Nordstrom also operates 31 international Faconnable boutiques, primarily in Europe. Additionally, Nordstrom serves customers through its online presence at and through its direct mail catalogs. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

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