Nordstrom Rack opens this week
Divas, mark your calendars. Tampa Bay's first Nordstrom Rack opens Thursday.
Earlier this year, shoppers had to stand in line to get Nordstrom Rack on its opening day in Manhattan. The concept is so popular, writes Times business writer Mark Albright, that Nordstrom execs bumped up the opening date for the Tampa outlet due to the economy.
Most of the items stocked are bought specifically for Nordstrom Rack. But up to a quarter of inventory comes from clearance items or surplus from "real" Nordstrom stores, such as the Nordstrom at International Plaza. At the outlet, the brand goodies are 50 to 60 percent off.
The new Nordstrom Rack is located just around the corner from the IP store in the former Circuit City at Walter's Crossing at N Dale Mabry Highway and I-275 in Tampa.
If you check it out on opening day, we expect a review.
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