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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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Working at Nordstrom

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Employees are “Satisfied”   2,507 ratings


90% Approve of the CEO   1,664 ratings

Nordstrom President and Director Blake W. Nordstrom

Blake W. Nordstrom

President and Director

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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Department Manager

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Commissioned Sales Associate - Hourly

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Tukwila, WA Jun 2014 Reviewed 3 days ago New

Interview Details – It was quite a good experience overall. The lady who interviewed me was pretty nice and see seemed to have liked me. I was not very nervous, so that was good. She tested my abilities by asking me to see her a piece of merchandise. I did my thing, and it went well.Full Interview

Interview Question:
She asks you to sell her something so be prepared. Answer Question

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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,, 2012
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