Mr. Erik B. Nordstrom has been Co-President of Nordstrom Inc. since April 2015. Mr. Nordstrom serves as a Member of Executive Team of Nordstrom Inc., and has been its Officer since 1995. Mr. Nordstrom served as the President of Nordstrom Direct at Nordstrom Inc. since May 2014 and its Executive Vice President since February 2006 to May 2015. He served as the President of Stores at Nordstrom Inc. from February 2006 to May 2014. Prior to that, he served as Northwest General Manager and Executive Vice President of Nordstrom from February 2000 to August 2000 and also served as it's Co-President from June 1995 to February 2000, where he was responsible for Nordstrom Product Group. He served as an Executive Vice President Full-line Stores of Nordstrom Inc. from August 2000 to February 2006. He served as Store and Regional Manager of Nordstrom, Minnesota since 1992. Mr. Nordstrom joined Nordstrom Inc. in July 1979. He has been a Director of Nordstrom Inc. since May 23, 2006.
Nordstrom, Inc. (/ˈnɔrdstrəm/) is an American upscale fashion retailer, founded by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin and headquartered in Seattle. The company began as a shoe retailer and has since expanded its inventory to include clothing, accessories, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, and fragrances. Select Nordstrom stores also have wedding and home furnishing departments. There are 323 stores operating in 38 states and Canada, which includes 119 full-line stores and 183 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers through Nordstrom.com, the newly developed e-commerce site nordstromrack.com, and its online private sale site, HauteLook. In addition, Nordstrom operates one clearance store, along with two Jeffrey boutiques. Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN. The company announced plans to open six stores in Canada beginning in 2014, as well as its first namesake in New York City in 2018. Nationally, Nordstrom competes with luxury retailers Bloomingdale's, Lord Taylor, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Of its retail competitors, Nordstrom has both the largest number of store locations and the largest geographic footprint, and its stores anchor many upscale malls throughout the United States.