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Nordstrom opens first Pittsburgh store at Ross Park Mall
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Oct '08
Leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom opened the doors to its first Pittsburgh store at Ross Park Mall. The 138,000-square-foot, two-level store offers a well-edited selection of quality fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for women, men and children.

"We have wanted to be in Pittsburgh for over 10 years and are thrilled to finally be opening our store at Ross Park," said Carl Jenkins, store manager.

"We have a broad offering of merchandise and we're excited to show Pittsburghers our store. We hope you'll come down, meet our amazing team and let us introduce ourselves to you."

In addition to a great selection of fashion merchandise, Nordstrom at Ross Park Mall features two food offerings; an espresso bar and a Marketplace Cafe.

The store also offers a number of services to enhance the shopping experience. These amenities include an in-store alterations and tailor shop, bra and prosthesis fitters, Personal Touch - a complimentary wardrobe and shopping service, a women's beauty studio and a shoe shine stand.

Opening day started at 8:00 a.m. with a Cosmetics Tailgate Party outside the store's mall entrance.Shoppers enjoyed complimentary beauty and skincare consultations and learned about the latest trends in makeup and fragrance.

When the store opened at 10:00 a.m., customers were welcomed by 300 cheering employees as they entered the store.

Earlier in the week, Nordstrom held an opening gala that raised over $220,000 for partnering charities Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Over 1,600 guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, sneak preview shopping and a tented runway show featuring fall fashion from emerging designers carried in the store.

Nordstrom Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 166 stores located in 28 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 108 full-line stores, 54 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and two clearance stores. Nordstrom Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

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