Jamie Nordstrom

Interview: Jamie Nordstrom chats about the Rack finally going digital, 25 years later

Nordstrom has finally launched a standalone e-commerce site and mobile app for its Nordstrom Rack stores, offering shoes, clothing and accessories for 30 to 70 percent off. Jamie Nordstrom, who is leading the Seattle-based retailer’s digital efforts as the President of Nordstrom Direct, said they’ve been working on various forms of the site for almost 25 years, but it’s… Read More

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Nordstrom’s e-commerce bet pays off big

Over $1 billion in direct sales. That’s what Nordstrom raked in according to their fiscal year 2012 report, a first in the company’s history. Overall sales grew by 12.1 percent year-over-year with e-commerce achieving an impressive 37 percent growth. Those numbers put Nordstrom 4.8 percent ahead of comparable retailers according to Internet Retailer. Why the success? Understanding that if… Read More