SEATTLE, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading fashion specialty
retailer Nordstrom opened the doors to its new store in South Jersey today at
Cherry Hill Mall. The 138,000 square-foot store is the second Nordstrom to
serve the greater Philadelphia area and will offer a well-edited selection of
designer, luxury and quality fashion brands for women, men and children.
"We're thrilled to be opening a store in the updated Cherry Hill Mall,"
said Jennifer Strugala, Cherry Hill store manager. "We look forward to serving
our customers in South Jersey and hope to offer them a great shopping
The new two-level Nordstrom store features a compelling selection of
clothing, accessories, cosmetics and shoes, including a designer offering of
American and European collections. Customers can shop from well-known
designers such as Blumarine, Burberry, Lida Baday, Missoni, Ports 1961 and
Temperley. Other hot brands and designers include Clu, Helmut Lang, Tracy
Reese and Vince. To complement this offering, the store also offers Chloe,
Marc Jacobs and Versace handbags, as well as footwear from Christian Dior,
Jimmy Choo, Stuart Weitzman and Tory Burch.
Nordstrom at Cherry Hill Mall offers a number of services to enhance the
shopping experience. These amenities include in-store alterations and tailor
shop, certified bra and prosthesis fitters, shoe shine, complimentary gift
boxes and Personal Touch -- a complimentary wardrobe and shopping service. The
store will also feature two food offerings: a Marketplace Cafe and an espresso
Opening day started at 8:00 a.m. with Nordstrom hosting a cosmetics Beauty
Bash. Shoppers learned about the newest cosmetics and fragrances for the
spring season, and enjoyed complimentary skincare consultations and makeup
lessons from Nordstrom beauty advisors. When the store opened at 10:00 a.m.,
more than 300 excited employees lined the aisles and cheered enthusiastically
to welcome customers through the doors.
On Wednesday night, over 1,250 guests attended a gala hosted by Nordstrom.
The event raised more than $125,000 for three local nonprofits: The Links,
Incorporated, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Symphony in C.
Nordstrom opened its first store in the Philadelphia area at King of
Prussia in 1996. The new Nordstrom at Cherry Hill Mall is the retailer's fifth
store in New Jersey.
Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty
retailers, with 172 stores located in 28 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe
store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 110 full-line stores, 58 Nordstrom
Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and two clearance stores. Nordstrom also serves
customers through its online presence at www.nordstrom.com and through its
catalogs. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.
SOURCE Nordstrom, Inc.
Nicole Pietromonaco of Nordstrom, Inc., +1-206-841-0144
Web Site: http://www.nordstrom.com