Nordstrom, Inc. is an American high-end outlet store chain. Founded in 1901 by John W. Nordstrom as well as Carl F. Wallin, it originated as a shoe shop as well as developed right into a full-line merchant with divisions for apparel, footwear, purses, jewelry, accessories, cosmetics, and scents. Some shops feature furniture and wedding departments, as well as a number of, have internal coffee shops, dining establishments, and also espresso bars.
As of 2021, Nordstrom runs 100 shops in 32 UNITED STATE states, and 3 Canadian provinces given that entering the market in 2014. One area in Puerto Rico was in operation from 2015 via 2020. The corporate headquarters and flagship shop lie in the former Frederick & Nelson building in Seattle, Washington; a second front-runner shop is located near Columbus Circle in New York City City. Its subsidiaries consist of the off-price department store chain Nordstrom Rack and also the members-only online store HauteLook.