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Sole Society Gets $8M In Funding; Appoints New CEO, Executive Team

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Los Angeles– Sole Society, a lifestyle brand of women’s shoes, bags and accessories, announced Wednesday $8 million in Series B funding from Nordstrom and Insight Venture Partners and a newly appointed executive team to support operations and expand distribution. Previous COO and newly appointed CEO Andy Solomon will lead this …

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Nordstrom Kicks off Expanded ‘Shoes of Prey’ Program

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Nordstrom is expanding its partnership with Shoes of Prey, an Australian-based retailer that features online “Design Your Own Shoes” studios. The partnership brings the virtual design experience to a physical shop-in-shop concept, with hundreds of thousands of design permutations, all at the consumer’s fingertips. To celebrate the latest shop at the Paramus, NJ store, on …

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Nordstrom, Piece & Co. Collaborate on Capsule Collections That Empower Women Globally

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Seattle—On the heels of International Women’s Day on Sunday, Nordstrom and Piece & Co. are collaborating on a new collection of apparel and accessories that connects style with global impact. Launching today, the capsule collection “brings to life the work of women artisans around the world through stylish pieces from …

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Amazon, Nordstrom Lead Customer Satisfaction Index

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Ann Arbor, MI—The American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2014 report ranks Amazon the top e-commerce retailer and Nordstrom the top department store retailer. The report also shows that overall customer satisfaction is dropping for brick-and-mortar retailers and rising for web retailers. “Although there are several signs that the economy might finally …

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Nordstrom Brand Treasure&Bond Donates $185,000 to Girls Inc.

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Seattle—It’s only been a little more than six months since Nordstrom launched its Treasure&Bond private label brand, the ones that “gives back with every purchase. On Thursday, the retailers announced it already had donated $185,000 to the nonprofit Girls Inc. Treasure&Bond is rooted in denim and features updated classic wardrobe …

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Sole Society Names Aldo Primary Footwear, Handbag Supplier

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Los Angeles—Today Sole Society announces ALDO Product Services (APS) will become their primary footwear and handbag supplier. The footwear and handbags will be available at SoleSociety.com, select Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com starting fall 2015. “We are thrilled to have ALDO Product Services as our key supplier,” said Andy Solomon, president/coo …

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Announcing The Shoes of Prey “Design Your Own Shoes” Studio at Nordstrom

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New York—Just in time for the holidays: Shoes of Prey announced an exclusive partnership with Nordstrom to house their design-your-own-shoes studio concept in six major locations across the country.  The first Shoes of Prey Design Studio at Nordstrom opened Monday on at the retailer’s Bellevue Square location in Bellevue, WA …

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Nordstrom Reports 9% Q3 Sales Boost, But Lowers Guidance

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Seattle–Nordstrom Inc.’s third-quarter earnings of $142 million were up slightly from last year’s $137 million. Net sales were up 8.9 percent to $3 billion and comparable sales were up 3.4 percent. The retailer said that men’s apparel, cosmetics and accessories were among the strongest categories. However, Nordstrom lowered its earnings …