SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, N.Y. The 33,357-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2015.
Nordstrom Rack is expanding across upstate New York. The company recently announced new Rack stores opening in Buffalo and Albany this fall 2015.
"We have been focused on growing our store presence throughout upstate New York and are excited to bring a Nordstrom Rack closer to home for customers in Syracuse," said Geevy Thomas, president of Nordstrom Rack. "Destiny USA represents the best of shopping in the area with a terrific mix of retail, entertainment and restaurants and we look forward to serving customers when we open."
The new Rack will be located on the first level next to The Cheesecake Factory and across from the Armani Outlet. Other anchors include Lord & Taylor, Macy's and JCPenney along with a great mix of specialty and off-price retailers such as H&M, Saks OFF 5th, T.J.Maxx and DSW among others.
"The community has been asking for a Nordstrom Rack for several years and we're proud to say that they will be joining our first level in 2015," said Sara Wallace, director of marketing at Destiny USA. "It's a huge achievement for us and we're thrilled to have them broaden our offering and help fulfill the demand for regional fans of the brand."
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.
Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 292 stores in 38 states, including 116 full-line stores in the United States and one in Canada; 167 Nordstrom Racks; two Jeffrey boutiques; and one clearance store. Nordstrom also serves customers online through Nordstrom.com, Nordstromrack.com and private sale site HauteLook. The company also owns Trunk Club, a personalized clothing service that takes care of customers online at TrunkClub.com and its five showrooms. Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.
About Destiny USA
Destiny USA is a 2.4 million square foot tourist destination in Syracuse, NY that includes a strong mix of luxury outlet tenants, restaurants and entertainment. New brands are continuing to open to create a unique and dynamic consumer shopping experience. A stunning three-story glass atrium provides perfect weather year round. Oxford Economics has projected an annual visitation rate of over 29 million visitors from throughout the U.S. and Canada. Destiny USA is expected to be the second most visited shopping center in the country, according to Travel and Leisure magazine. It is the largest LEED® Gold certified retail commercial building in the world.
SOURCE Nordstrom, Inc.