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EXECUTIVE MOVES: BURSTELL IN AT HUDSON’S BAY, KOPPEL RETIRES FROM NORDSTROM

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ED BURSTELL JOINS HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY IN NEWLY CREATED ROLE Ed Burstell is joining Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), effective December 5th, in the newly created position as Head of Partnerships. Reporting to HBC’s CEO Jerry Storch, Burstell will develop and lead partnerships to drive innovative and exclusive offerings across all …

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NORDSTROM TEAMS UP WITH J.CREW

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Nordstrom is continuing its successful tactic of partnering with other retailers for in-store, limited collection. Starting September 12th,Nordstrom (select full-line stores and Nordstrom.com) will sell an edited collection of the J.Crew Collection. The assortment will include women’s apparel and accessories, with petites sold online only. The pieces will be merchandised …

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NORDSTROM EXPANDS ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH MADEWELL THROUGH ADDITIONAL STORES

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Nordstrom seems bullish about expanding its retail reach. Just recently, it announced that it plans to include casual fashion brand Madewell into an additional 20 stores this fall. According to Nordstrom, this is the third distribution expansion between it and Madewell since they started working together in March 2015, which will …

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HARRIS POLL NAMES MACY’S DEPARTMENT STORE OF THE YEAR

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The Harris Poll® 2016 EquiTrend® Study is out and the 28th annual study shows that in the fashion retail world, leaders include Macy’s, Nordstrom, Kohl’s.com, DSW Shoes and TJ Maxx. Measuring brands’ health over time, the EquiTrend Brand Equity Index is comprised of three factors–Familiarity, Quality and Purchase Consideration–that result …

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Nordstrom Restructures its Technology Team

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After disappointing earnings reports over the past few quarters, Nordstrom has announced some spending cuts, including 10 people getting laid off from the technology department. “In technology, we are planning productivity improvements by focusing on fewer, more meaningful projects, such as a scalable merchandising solution that supports seamless integration across …