Nordstrom, Inc. engages in the manufacture and trade of clothes, shoes, and accessories. It operates through the following segments: Retail and Corporate/Other. The Retail segment consists of a selection of high-quality, brand-name, and private label merchandise, which includes apparel, shoes, cosmetics, and accessories for women, men, young adults, and children. The Corporate/Other segment includes unallocated corporate expenses and assets, inter-segment eliminations, and other adjustments to segment results. The company was founded by John W. Nordstrom in 1901 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.