About NordstromNordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 237 stores in 31 states, including 117 full-line stores, 116 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques, one treasure&bond store and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers through Nordstrom.com and through its catalogs. Additionally, the Company operates in the online private sale marketplace through its subsidiary HauteLook. Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20001011/NORDLOGO) MEDIA CONTACT: Kendall Ault Nordstrom, Inc. (206) 303-3019 SOURCE Nordstrom, Inc.