3.5 of 5 2,207 reviews
Seattle, WA
5000+ Employees
Company - Public (JWN)
$5 to $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...More

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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

 Current Salesperson

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 – Phone interview was pretty basic! Normal questions to ask in retail positions. After a phone interview is an interview at HR and with the manager of the department. Then you might even be asked to meet with the store manager. All in all its important to be friendly and confident.Full Interview

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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,, 2012

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