SEATTLE, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN), a leading fashion specialty retailer, announced it will open a 33,912-square-foot Nordstrom Rack, a unit of the company's off-price retail division, in the Pentagon City area of Arlington, Va. Scheduled to open in fall 2010 at Pentagon Centre, the new store will be the closest Nordstrom Rack to downtown Washington D.C.
"We're fortunate to have a lot of great customers in the D.C.-metro area and we look forward to serving them with a brand new Nordstrom Rack at Pentagon Centre," said Scott Meden, president of Nordstrom Rack. "The center's mix of retail tenants and convenient location make it an ideal site for a Rack store."
Nordstrom Rack at Pentagon Centre marks the fourth Nordstrom Rack addition to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, joining three Racks and four Nordstrom stores in this region. The new store will be located across the street from the Nordstrom store at Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. Current tenants at Pentagon Centre include Costco, Marshalls, Best Buy and Borders.
Nordstrom Rack carries merchandise from Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com at 50-60% off original Nordstrom prices. Nordstrom Rack also offers a wide selection of apparel, accessories and shoes from many of the brands carried in Nordstrom stores and purchased specially for Nordstrom Rack, with most at savings of 30-70% off.
Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 181 stores located in 28 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 112 full-line stores, 66 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store. 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.
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