Nordstrom, Inc., a fashion specialty retailer, offers apparel, shoes, cosmetics, and accessories for women, men, and children in the United States. The company offers a selection of brand name and private label merchandise. It sells its products through various channels, including 'Nordstrom' full-line stores, 'Nordstrom Rack' off-price stores, 'Last Chance' clearance stores, and 'Jeffrey' boutiques; and through catalog and the Internet. Nordstrom, Inc. also provides a private label card, two Nordstrom VISA credit cards, and a debit card for Nordstrom purchases. Its credit and debit cards feature a shopping-based loyalty program. The company also designs and contracts to manufacture private label merchandise sold in its retail stores. As of March 19, 2010, it had 187 retail stores located in 28 states.

Company Growth (employees)
Seattle, US
Size (employees)
72,500 (est)
Nordstrom was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Seattle, US

Key People/Management at Nordstrom

John Nordstrom

John Nordstrom

Erik Nordstrom

Erik Nordstrom

Director, Co-President
Peter Nordstrom

Peter Nordstrom

Director, Co-President
Michael Koppel

Michael Koppel

EVP & Chief Financial Officer

Nordstrom Office Locations

Nordstrom has an office in Seattle
Seattle, US (HQ)
1617 Sixth Avenue

Nordstrom Financials and Metrics

Nordstrom Financials

Nordstrom's revenue was reported to be $14.5 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

14.5 b

Net income (FY, 2017)

354 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

7.8 b

Cash (28-Oct-2017)

672 m


7.2 b
Nordstrom's current market capitalization is $7.8 b.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


10.9 b12.2 b13.1 b14.1 b14.5 b14.5 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

4.3 b

Operating expense total

4.3 b
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


2.8 b3 b3.3 b2.8 b3.6 b3.1 b3.2 b3.2 b3.6 b3.5 b3.3 b3.7 b3.6 b

General and administrative expense

840 m917 m931 m844 m1 b971 m999 m1 b1.1 b1 b1 b1.1 b

Operating expense total

840 m917 m931 m844 m1 b971 m999 m1 b1.1 b1 b1 b1.1 b

Interest expense

35 m34 m35 m35 m32 m33 m30 m31 m30 m30 m48 m29 m
USDY, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.5 b1.9 b1.2 b827 m595 m1 b1 b

Accounts Receivable

2.2 b2.3 b196 m199 m199 m

Current Assets

5.2 b5.2 b3 b3.2 b3.2 b


175 m435 m435 m238 m238 m
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


947 m433 m772 m1 b423 m769 m821 m470 m892 m531 m653 m919 m672 m

Accounts Receivable

2.1 b2.3 b2.5 b2.2 b241 m2.3 b215 m224 m263 m216 m209 m320 m211 m

Current Assets

5.3 b5.3 b5.4 b5.2 b5.4 b5.4 b3.9 b3 b3.4 b3.4 b3.2 b3.5 b3.5 b


175 m436 m175 m175 m447 m447 m447 m435 m435 m238 m238 m238 m238 m
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

    Net Income

    734 m720 m600 m354 m354 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (93 m)(161 m)(56 m)(3 m)(3 m)

    Accounts Payable

    167 m15 m(2 m)16 m16 m

    Cash From Operating Activities

    1.3 b1.2 b2.5 b1.6 b1.6 b
    USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2018

    Net Income

    137 m142 m183 m140 m211 m128 m81 m46 m117 m63 m114 m

    Accounts Receivable

    241 m215 m224 m263 m216 m209 m211 m

    Accounts Payable

    1.6 b1.7 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b1.6 b1.8 b

    Cash From Operating Activities

    597 m
      USDY, 2017


      12.1 x


      118 x


      200 k


      0.1 x

      Financial Leverage

      9.6 x
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      Nordstrom Operating Metrics

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      Stores (U.S.)

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      Nordstrom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

      Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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      Nordstrom Market Value History

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      Nordstrom Median Salaries

      Source: 215 public H-1B filings from Nordstrom

      Nordstrom's Web-traffic and Trends

      Nordstrom Online and Social Media Presence

      Nordstrom News and Updates

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      Elizabeth and James Doubles Down on DTC, Introduces Watches and E-Commerce

      With a new category and channel launched just in time for the holiday shopping season, the label is further developing its direct sales strategy.

      Nordstrom is having a massive Fall sale right before Black Friday

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