Document And Entity Information Document
Dec. 27, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Dec. 27, 2019
Entity Registrant Name NORDSTROM, INC.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code WA
Entity File Number 001-15059
Entity Tax Identification Number 91-0515058
Entity Address, Address Line One 1617 Sixth Avenue
Entity Address, City or Town Seattle
Entity Address, State or Province WA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 98101
City Area Code 206
Local Phone Number 628-2111
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, without par value
Trading Symbol JWN
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Central Index Key 0000072333
Amendment Flag false