Seattle-based leading fashion specialty retailer Nordstrom Inc reported preliminary sales of $706.5 million for the four-week period ending November 26, 2005, an increase of 5.8 percent compared to sales of $667.6 million for the four-week period ending November 27, 2004. Same-store sales increased 2.8 percent(1).
Preliminary year-to-date sales of $6.1 billion increased 7.6 percent compared to sales of $5.7 billion in 2004. Year-to-date same-store sales increased 5.7 percent.
On November 11th Nordstrom opened its 98th full-line store in Dallas, Texas at NorthPark Center.
Nordstrom Inc is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 154 US stores located in 27 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 97 full-line stores, 49 Nordstrom Racks, five Faconnable boutiques, one free-standing shoe store, and two clearance stores. Nordstrom also operates 32 international Faconnable boutiques in Europe.
Additionally, Nordstrom serves customers through its online presence at http://www.nordstrom.com and through its catalogs. Nordstrom Inc is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.