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  Urban Legends Reference Pages: Nordstrom Tire Return
Nordstrom began in Seattle in 1901 as a shoe store and grew into largest independent shoe chain in the United States.
Nordstrom had just expanded into a building that had been a tire store, said John Nordstrom, who was there that day.
However, according to the Alaska Commercial Company (the parent of the NCC chain), the stores it sold to Nordstrom were already department stores, not tire stores, so the notion that a customer confused a new Nordstrom outlet for what had previously been a tire store doesn't quite gibe.
www.snopes.com /business/consumer/nordstrom.asp   (1606 words)

  Nordstrom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The company was founded in 1901 as Wallin & Nordstrom by John W. Nordstrom, a Swedish immigrant who came to the United States in 1887, and Carl Wallin, the owner of a Seattle shoe store, whom Nordstrom had met during the Klondike gold rush.
By 1929 both Nordstrom and Wallin had retired and control of the company passed to Nordstrom's sons, Everett and Elmer.
Nordstrom Kindred, CIAK The founding Kindred of the Confederation of Independent Asatru Kindreds, inc. They are a small Kindred, located in Birmingham, Alabama.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Nordstrom.html   (443 words)

 StarBulletin.com | Business | /2006/02/11/
The addition of Nordstrom will make the "gem that is Ala Moana shine even more," said Bob Michaels, president of General Growth Properties, whose mere presence at the groundbreaking spoke to the importance of closing the deal.
Nordstrom, which was founded in Seattle at the beginning of the last century by John W. Nordstrom, a Swedish immigrant, has had an island presence for 39 years.
The Nordstrom in Hawaii will be larger than most mainland locations, Nordstrom said, adding the company's department stores usually average between 140,000 and 170,000 square feet.
www.starbulletin.com /2006/02/11/business/story01.html   (1325 words)

 The Breeze: Sports
But at 8-3 this season, Nordstrom is proving quickly that behind her smile is a force to be reckoned with on the tennis courts.
While Nordstrom said she feels she has confidence she can win every time she steps out on the court, she doesn't want to be seen as a cocky player.
Nordstrom said when it came time to picking schools, she knew almost the second she walked on campus that she wanted to attend JMU.
www.thebreeze.org /archives/4.10.03/sports/sports1.shtml   (822 words)

 Fool.com: Wal-Mart vs. Nordstrom [Motley Fool Take] February 20, 2004
But it was Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) that delivered the haymaker, reporting a 74% rise in income for the fourth quarter.
Nordstrom predicts 2004 net income will come in between $2.02 and $2.08 per share, for an improvement of at least 14%.
Nordstrom failed to publish a cash flow statement with earnings.
www.fool.com /News/mft/2004/mft04022013.htm   (471 words)

 The Nordstrom Way : The Inside Story of America's #1 Customer Service Company   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nordstrom 'Empowers" you to make decisions on your own by following one simple rule; use your best judgement, which means by ALWAYS putting your customer first.
A Seattle-based chain of department stores, Nordstrom is acknowledged as 'best practice' in outstanding customer service and is the subject of countless MBA case studies.
Nordstrom's culture encourages entrepreneurial motivated men and women to make the extra effort to give customer service that is unrivalled in American retailing.
www.freeglossary.com /p:0471161608   (846 words)

 Weaving a web to snare Nordstrom for Downtown
Hoping to raise about $32 million for a new Nordstrom department store Downtown, city officials are turning to local corporations, foundations and the state for help.
The closest Nordstroms to Pittsburgh are in the King of Prussia mall, near Philadelphia, and Beachwood, near Cleveland.
A new Nordstrom means Urban Retail probably would want to pay less than $28 million for the land, and probably would want to pay the URA less, too.
www.post-gazette.com /businessnews/19991006nord2.asp   (866 words)

 Fool.com: Nordstrom's Not Nodding Off [Motley Fool Take] May 21, 2004
Last night, Nordstrom reported that earnings zoomed 153%, with its first-quarter numbers at $68.7 million, or $0.48 per share.
While Nordstrom is known for excellent customer service to increase shopping loyalty -- spurring one reader to write in that "Nordstrom does it better than anyone else" compared with other shopping venues that we've examined over recent weeks -- there are other things at work here as well.
In other words, Nordstrom was able to know the popularity of sizes and colors, what items were more sluggish and needed markdowns, and what items were flying off the racks and needed to be reordered to meet demand.
www.fool.com /News/mft/2004/mft04052112.htm?ref=foolwatch   (454 words)

 Nordstrom Careers
This is a place to love what you do.
Nordstrom is a Hall of Fame member of FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For"™ list.
Nordstrom Privacy — Your Privacy Rights © 2006 Nordstrom Inc.
careers.nordstrom.com   (54 words)

 cbs4denver.com - Nordstrom To Open In Cherry Creek In 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nordstrom at Cherry Creek will be two levels and approximately 120,000 square feet.
Nordstrom offers a unique selection of shoes, clothing and accessories for men, women and children.
Nordstrom at Cherry Creek will join several other upscale shops and stores, including: Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Foley's, along with more than 30 stores unique to the Rocky Mountain region.
www.news4colorado.com /topstories/local_story_081134147.html   (312 words)

 Nordstrom quarterly earnings up 74%
Nordstrom has implemented a new inventory system that tracks how well merchandise is selling, enabling the company to reduce markdowns and target its offerings to customers.
Nordstrom officials said the company would continue to focus on strengthening its operating performance and adding new technologies to aid store employees, like cash registers that interface with Nordstrom's Web site.
Nordstrom forecast earnings per share of $2.02 to $2.08 for fiscal 2004, an increase of 15 percent to 18 percent; analysts had expected an earnings-per-share target of $2.01.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /business/161348_nordstrom20.html   (768 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Nordstrom at Epinions.com
It arrived in perfect condition and I was very pleased that despite not having a Nordstrom locally, I was still able to get in on their Anniversary Sale goodies.
Apparently they had indeed sold out but one of their Nordstrom stores still had one in stock and after apologizing they quickly sent it out to me and credited me the shipping cost to make up for the extra wait.
I’ve heard from friends that Nordstrom stores are known for their excellent customer service and from my experiences I would have to say that their customer service online is also pretty good.
www.epinions.com /content_194493320836   (838 words)

 Nordstrom to open regional office in Merrick Park
Fashion retailer Nordstrom Inc. plans to create a 30-person regional office in its newest Florida store set to open Sept. 27 at The Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables.
Nordstrom veteran employee Geevy Thomas, executive vice president and manager of the southern region, will relocate from the Boca Raton store to Coral Gables, she said.
Nordstrom will be joined by Nieman Marcus as retail anchors for Merrick Park, a mixed-use development being built by the Rouse Co. The firm also developed Miami's Bayside Marketplace.
www.miamitodaynews.com /news/020627/story2.shtml   (515 words)

 $$ Nordstrom Coupons & Nordstrom.com Coupon Codes
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 Monte Nordstrom CD - After All   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nordstrom celebrates 35 years as a singer/songwriter with this recording.
The reference to Ptarmigan (Nordstrom's first recording, produced by Paul Horn on Columbia Records) represents a return to form for Monte as an artist.
Nordstrom took a year to develop his arrangements to the piano, demonstrating his commitment to the material.
www.montenordstrom.com /after_all.html   (532 words)

 Nordstrom could open store in Aventura Mall
Aventura is curtailing construction with a building moratorium, but officials are leaving the door open for national retailer Nordstrom to renovate and move into the city's namesake mall.
That new tenant could be Nordstrom, which has been negotiating with the mall for a number of years.
Diamond, Nordstrom is considering opening a store in nearby Hallandale, near Gulfstream Park, if Aventura is not available.
www.miamitodaynews.com /news/050616/story2.shtml   (471 words)

 Nordstrom's site made for walking | Tech News on ZDNet
He noted that Nordstrom's fabled customer service helps build customer trust, and added that not only will buyers from Nordstromshoes.com be able to return goods at Nordstrom stores, but shoes will ship with a bag customers can use to send shoes back.
While Nordstrom has been online for 10 months, and scores of other retailers are online, Schwartz said the timing was right for it to boost its Web investments.
Nordstrom is the latest in a line of mainstream retailers who have vowed not to let another holiday season pass them by online.
zdnet.com.com /2100-11-515523.html   (905 words)

 Find Nordstrom Coupons at OnlyCoupons.com
There are times when Nordstrom may have a coupon offer in the URL, in those cases at Nordstrom, you will not be needed to enter a Nordstrom coupon on the Nordstrom site for the discount.
These Nordstrom coupon codes are usually printed on your laser printer and then taken to a Nordstrom physical store for redemption (if Nordstrom has a store).
This is the reason why we always urge consumers to use Nordstrom coupons whenever there is one.  Users sometimes ask us "I saw a Nordstrom coupon last week, where is it now?"  There really isn't much we can do to help you save at Nordstrom if there are no coupons.
www.onlycoupons.com /coupons/nordstrom.htm   (475 words)

 Nordstrom's Advertising Reflects its Shoppers | SMG - Solutions Marketing Group   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When Nordstrom first opened its doors nearly 100 years ago, the small shoe store in Seattle, Washington was bankrolled by owner John W. Nordstrom's Alaska gold rush money.
One of the first companies to take this step, Nordstrom has also shown support to the disability community through store accessibility standards, close ties with the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, and charitable contributions to disability-related organizations.
But don't look to Nordstrom to toot its own horn for its efforts to consider the real-life spectrum of shoppers.
www.disability-marketing.com /profiles/nordstrom.php4?&fontSize=down   (669 words)

 BYU NewsNet - Nordstrom decides to stay at Crossroads   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nordstrom had wanted to move four blocks west to the more vibrant Gateway mall, where attractions like movie theaters, restaurants and seemingly "hip" retailers have filled its cobblestone street with shoppers and left downtown storefronts empty.
But Nordstrom officials reversed course Friday and said they will keep the Salt Lake City store at the Crossroads Plaza after a deal was struck with the mall's owner, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and its mall development firm.
Nordstrom, who wanted to break the news to the employees of the downtown store before they heard the news elsewhere.
newsnet.byu.edu /story.cfm/51711   (542 words)

 Diversity Affairs - Nordstrom.com
Nordstrom launched the Supplier Diversity Program in 1989 because we recognized that there were tremendous opportunities to do more business with minority- and women-owned companies.
Through this program, we have forged new partnerships with the businesses from the communities we serve; supporting the economic growth of those communities while giving us the chance to work with qualified minority- and women-owned businesses.
The Supplier Diversity Program office is responsible for referring prospective suppliers who wish to present merchandise, professional services or products that are appropriate for sale or use within the Nordstrom purchasing structure to the appropriate buyer.
about.nordstrom.com /aboutus/diversity/supplier.asp   (320 words)

 Downtown Nordstrom worth the cost - Cincinnati Business Courier:
First is the concern that Nordstrom is not as strong financially as it has been in the past.
Another negative is that Nordstrom has agreed to build a store in a mall proposed for Deerfield Township, in Warren County.
Even a non-exclusive Nordstrom, combined with new stadiums, a marvelous new riverfront park, The Banks, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and an expanded convention center will all combine to bring local citizens, as well as visitors from outside our area, to downtown Cincinnati.
www.bizjournals.com /cincinnati/stories/2000/05/15/editorial4.html   (817 words)

 Nordstrom.com Coupons - Discount Coupon Codes for Nordstrom
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 Lovemarks | Nordstrom
Each new city I move to I move close to the Nordstrom because I consider her one of my closest and dearest friends.
I ran across the street to Nordstrom to buy a new pair of hose and went into a dressing room to put them on.
Nordstrom never takes advantage of me and always gives me the benefit of the doubt, even when I maybe don't deserve it.
www.lovemarks.com /lm/read.php?LID=1571   (387 words)

 Nordstrom branches out into $19 billion wedding-gift market   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nordstrom shoppers will now be able to view a registry and order wedding, shower and anniversary gifts to be sent to the couple.
Nordstrom will open The Wedding List department in three of its East Coast stores by October, and plans to open in additional markets soon after.
Nordstrom Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers with with 105 store in 23 states, including 72 full-line stores and 27 Nordstrom Racks.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /business/nord29.shtml   (506 words)

 The Seattle Times: Local News: More modest clothing, please, girl asks Nordstrom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ella's letter was relayed all the way up to Pete Nordstrom, an executive vice president and president of Nordstrom's full-line stores.
Two Nordstrom executives wrote back, promising the Redmond girl the company would try to educate both its purchasing managers and salespeople on the range of fashion choices that should be available to young people.
Ella said she was surprised and happy Nordstrom took the time to write back and to educate staff.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/localnews/2001934910_fashion21e.html   (742 words)

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