RETAIL LOGOS | Nordstrom

The downtown Seattle Nordstrom store, 18 May 1961. Photo: Seattlepi.com File / SL

The Nordstrom Best store at Bellevue Square, 1967. The company was renamed Nordstrom Best in the late 1960s and changed back to Nordstrom in 1973. Photo > Seattlepi.com File / SL

The downtown Seattle store that opened in November 1972, four months before the César Pelli-designed Eaton’s Pacific Centre. Seattleites got rain protection, courtesy of the Nordstroms, whilst the Eaton family gave Vancouverites four blank walls.

Northgate Mall, December 1974. Photo > Seattlepi.com File / SL

1974

1991

1901 – 2001 > This one works.

Shoppers at the opening day of the current Nordstrom flagship store, 21 August 1998. Ghost logo in background. Photo > Seattlepi.com File / SL

Photo > Michelle Siu, Canadian Press, The Canadian Press

14 September 2012: Nordstrom president Blake Nordstrom announces the U.S. retailer’s plans for Canada at a press conference in Toronto. His family has connections to the Great White North.

Dear Blake: Please bring back your iconic logo from the ’70s.

Nice, Nordstrom

The Department Store Museum | Nordstrom

Seattle p.i. | Seattle History: Nordstrom

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