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Nordstrom Rack To Open Second Location In Columbus, Ohio

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Nordstrom Rack To Open Second Location In Columbus, Ohio

12:00 EDT Wednesday, October 23, 2013

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Sun Center in Columbus, Ohio. The approximately 37,890-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2014. The property is owned and managed by Columbus-based Schottenstein Property Group.

Nordstrom currently operates a full-line store in Columbus at Easton Town Center. The company opened the first Nordstrom Rack in the area at Easton Market on September 12, 2013.

"We were excited to open the doors of our first Columbus Nordstrom Rack in September, and the customer response has been terrific," said Geevy Thomas, president of Nordstrom Rack. "We hope a Rack at Sun Center will help us better serve our Columbus customers by giving them another convenient location to find the brands they love at great prices."

The new Nordstrom Rack will open in the former Filene's Basement location at Sun Center. Located at the intersection of West Dublin Granville Road and Sawmill Road, Sun Center offers customers a mix of retailers, including Whole Foods, DSW, Value City Furniture, Bed Bath & Beyond, Babies"R"Us and Old Navy.

"Schottenstein Property Group is pleased to have Nordstrom Rack as a part of Sun Center," said Joey Schottenstein, Executive Vice President, Schottenstein Property Group. "We are confident the Rack will be a great addition to our strong roster of tenants."  

Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc., offering customers a wide selection of on-trend apparel, accessories and shoes at an everyday savings of 30-70 percent off regular prices. The Rack carries merchandise from Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com, as well as specially purchased items from many of the top brands sold at Nordstrom. The Rack is designed to provide the ultimate treasure hunt to style-savvy customers.

About Schottenstein Property GroupSchottenstein Property Group, Inc. (SPG) is a vertically-integrated owner, operator, acquirer and redeveloper of high quality, power/big box, community and neighborhood shopping centers in major population centers throughout the United States.  SPG properties are predominately anchored by national retail tenants including American Signature, Inc., DSW, Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and TJX Companies.

Founded in 1968, SPG owns interest in a diverse portfolio of more than 125 properties in 26 states in excess of 13 million square feet of gross leasable area.

Schottenstein Property Group executive offices are located at 4300 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, OH  43219. 

About NordstromNordstrom, Inc. is one of the leading fashion specialty retailers based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 257 stores in 35 states, including 117 full-line stores, 137 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers through Nordstrom.com and in the online private sale marketplace, HauteLook. Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

MEDIA CONTACTS: Kate DeToyeNordstrom, Inc.(206) 303-4250 kate.detoye@nordstrom.com

Michael BroidySchottenstein Property Group(614) 449-4200michael.broidy@vcf.com

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130222/SF64843)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20001011/NORDLOGO)

SOURCE Nordstrom, Inc.

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