Tag Archives: Nordstrom

Today’s Outlet Stores: Are They TOO Popular?

Outlet stores (and shopping centers) have been around for decades. When they first opened, they sometimes occupied old factory buildings, focused on end-of-season merchandise and irregulars, and located miles away from traditional retailers so as not to hurt their retailers’ … Continue reading

Posted in Part 1: Overview/Planning, Part 2: Ownership, Strategy Mix, Online, Nontraditional, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 4: Store Location Planning, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Part 6: Merchandise Management and Pricing, Part 7: Communicating with the Customer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Nordstrom YouTube Career Channel

YouTube can be a great source for career videos by specific retailers. So, go to YouTube and search for your favorite retailers’ career videos. For example, as with some other leading retailers — such as Macy’s — Nordstrom has a career … Continue reading

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Beware Shoppers: You’re Being Tracked

As we’ve reported various times before, companies frequently track our behavior — both online and in the store. Does the pervasiveness of this concern you? Take a look at this recent article in the New York Times by Stephanie Clifford and Quentin … Continue reading

Posted in Part 1: Overview/Planning, Part 3: Targeting Customers and Gathering Information, Part 5: Managing a Retail Business, Privacy and Identity Theft Issues, Video Clips (non-career) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment