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Nordstrom Ranked as Top U.S. Fashion Retailer

Nordstrom is the favorite U.S. fashion chain according to a recent survey by  Market  Force Information. Nordstrom, a high-end department store chain, was praised for its customer  service, store atmosphere, easy returns, and merchandise selection. Kohl’s was second and Macy’s third in this … Continue reading

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The Retail Employers on Fortune’s 2013 “Best Companies to Work For” List

Each year, Fortune publishes a list of the best 100 employers in the United States. A number of these “best” employers are retailers. These are the retailers (in the order of their Fortune ranking) on the 2013 top 100 employer … Continue reading

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Which Retailers Are the Kings of Social Media?

Unmetric, a social media benchmarking firm, recently conducted research on the prowess of several retailers. According to Unmetric: “Wal-Mart has more than 17 million Facebook fans and Target has 14 million. Target dominates on Twitter with more than 339 thousand … Continue reading

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Nordstrom Tries an Extreme Makeover

Although Nordstrom has been a leading upscale retailer for decades, it has decided that it needs to revamp some of its business practices. As Cotten Timberlake writes in Businessweek: “In Nordstrom’s case, it’s a matter of wooing more fashion-conscious women. Since … Continue reading

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Careers and Internships at Nordstrom

Nordstrom has excellent career opportunities. Click on the photo below to learn more. The firm also offers many internships. See http://about.nordstrom.com/careers/internships_retail.asp.

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Nordstrom and GQ Announce Integrated Multi-Media Strategy

Nordstrom,  JWN, and GQ recently announced a new multi-media strategy. Nordstrom will operate an online store and offer “GQ Selects,” which is a selection of men’s products especially selected from GQ  by the magazine’s editors. Starting with the July 2012 issue, the products will … Continue reading

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Why Social Commerce Has Failed, and What Can Make It Work

According to Allison Bradley: “Social commerce is E-commerce conducted via social media channels. Its first wave, which I like to refer to as Social Commerce 1.0, hasn’t proven to be very social – or very successful. While 12% of the … Continue reading

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