Nordstrom Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Nordstrom (JWN)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 09, 2012 4:45 pm ET

Executives

Robert E. Campbell - Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer

Blake W. Nordstrom - Principal Executive Officer, President and Director

Michael G. Koppel - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Erik B. Nordstrom - Executive Vice President, President of Stores and Director

Peter E. Nordstrom - Executive Vice President, President of Merchandising and Director

Analysts

Deborah L. Weinswig - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Dorothy S. Lakner - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division

Charles X. Grom - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Edward J. Yruma - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division

Jennifer Black - Black & Company Inc., Research Division

Erika K. Maschmeyer - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Adrianne Shapira - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Lorraine Maikis Hutchinson - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Barbara Wyckoff - Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Research Division

Kimberly C. Greenberger - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Paul Swinand - Morningstar Inc., Research Division

Lizabeth Dunn - Macquarie Research

Alex J. Fuhrman - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Dana Lauren Telsey - Telsey Advisory Group LLC

Presentation

Operator

Hello, and welcome to the Nordstrom 2012 Second Quarter Conference Call. At the request of Nordstrom, today's conference call is being recorded. [Operator Instructions] I will now introduce Rob Campbell, Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations for Nordstrom. You may begin, sir.

Robert E. Campbell

Hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us for the Nordstrom conference call, which will last 45 minutes and include 30 minutes for your questions. As a reminder, all forward-looking statements on this call are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the company's actual results to differ materially from the expectations and assumptions discussed due to a variety of factors that affect the company, including the risks specified in the company's most recently filed Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

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