Nordstrom is an American upscale fashion retailer with over 250 stores located across 36 states. Their online portal nordstrom.com receives over 20 million visits each month making it one of the largest and most successful online shopping sites in the world.
In addition to their main site, Nordstrom also sell online through nordstromrack.com, a relatively new site offering discounted fashion products and through its online private sale site, HauteLook.
Nordstrom began as a shoe shop over one hundred years ago, and shoes remain their flagship product line. However they also have an extensive range of designer clothing, accessories, handbags, beauty and other products.
Nordstrom promote themselves as providing ‘affordable luxury’ – taking a bet both ways so to speak, and is reflected in the type of brands they retail.
Standard shipping is FREE. No coupons or minimum orders are required. Charges apply for faster delivery. Nordstrom also offer “buy-onlie-pick-it-up-in store”. Nordstrom.com geo-defaults meaning that international customers will see their pricing in their own currencies. Shipping is provided through Borderfree.