Company:  NORDSTROM INC (JWN)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  3/16/2012 
CIK:  0000072333 
Address:  1617 SIXTH AVENUE 
City, State, Zip:  SEATTLE, Washington 98101-4407 
Telephone:  (206) 628-2111 
Fiscal Year:  01/29 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$62.03  
Change: 
0.14 (0.23%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 24  
Market Cap: 
$11.77B
Description of Business
Founded in 1901 as a retail shoe business in Seattle, Nordstrom later incorporated in Washington State in 1946 and went on to become one of the leading fashion specialty retailers based in the U.S. We operate 262 U.S. stores located in 35 states as of March 17, 2014, as well as a robust e-commerce business through Nordstrom.com and HauteLook. The west and east coasts of the United States are the areas in which we have the largest presence. We have two reportable segments: Retail and Credit. As of March 17, 2014, the Retail segment includes our 117 �Nordstrom� branded full-line stores and online store at Nordstrom.com (�Direct�), 142 off-price �Nordstrom Rack� stores, one clearance store that operates under the name �Last Chance� and other retail channels including our online private sale subsidiary �HauteLook� and our two �Jeffrey� boutiques. Through these multiple retail channels, we strive to deliver the best customer experience possible.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      Item 1. Business.
      Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments.
      Item 2. Properties.
      Item 3. Legal Proceedings.
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures.
    PART II
      Item 5. Market for Registrant's Common Equity, Related ...
      Item 6. Selected Financial Data.
      Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
        RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
        LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES
      Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About ...
      Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data.
        REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
        INCOME STATEMENT
        BALANCE SHEET
        STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
        CASH FLOW
        Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
      Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements With Accountants on ...
      Item 9A. Controls and Procedures.
      REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
      Item 9B. Other Information.
    PART III
      Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance.
      Item 11. Executive Compensation.
      Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and ...
      Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and ...
      Item 14. Principal Accounting Fees and Services.
    PART IV
      Item 15. Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules.
    SIGNATURES
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
    Exhibit Index
  EXHIBIT 10.8
  EXHIBIT 10.9
  EXHIBIT 21.1
    SUBSIDIARIES
  EXHIBIT 31.1
  EXHIBIT 31.2
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
BROKERAGE PARTNERS