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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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Employees are “Satisfied”   2,529 ratings


90% Approve of the CEO   1,675 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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Sales Associate - Hourly

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Department Manager

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Commissioned Sales Associate - Hourly

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Accepted Offer Reviewed 3 days ago New

Interview Details – Applied on line. Not even 2 hours later received an email asking me to set up a phone interview. Scheduled phone interview for next morning. The man who called was extremely pleasant and it was done in 5 minutes. He asked to set up a one-on-one interview in the store. We scheduled for 2 days later…Full Interview

Interview Question:
All questions were typical customer service "what would you do in this situation". Walk the sales floor and do a "selling activity" to pick an outfit for a given situation. Very simple. 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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