Headquarters Seattle, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Type Company - Public (JWN)
Industry Retail
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 231 U.S. stores located in 31 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 117 Full-Line Stores, 110 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques, one treasure&bond store and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers through its online presence and through its catalogs. Additionally, the Company operates in the online private sale marketplace through its subsidiary HauteLook. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

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Nordstrom President and Director Blake W. Nordstrom

Blake W. Nordstrom

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I have hated all retail jobs I've ever had, EXCEPT for Nordstrom

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Pros: • Commission-based sales, BUT be educated about the different commission rates in different departments. Some departments are much higher than others. Here's the basic commission break down (as of Jan. 2014):

- Designer depts.: Not every store…
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Interview Details – filled out online application. heard back a couple of days later for phone interview with HR. only had 2 questions, Why do you want to work at Nordstroms, and explain your most difficult customer. Had a sit down interview with department manager. basic questions, had to sell a piece of clothing to…Full Interview

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Nordstrom Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2009
America's Top Corporations for Multicultural Business Opportunities, DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
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