Blake Nordstrom, top officer of Nordstrom stores, dies at 58

By Bloomberg

Blake Nordstrom, who headed a triumvirate of brothers that ran the luxury apparel store chain that their Swedish-American family founded and led its efforts in discount retailing and innovative customer service, has died. He was 58.

Nordstrom died in Seattle on Wednesday, the company said in a statement, less than a month after disclosing he was undergoing chemotherapy for a treatable form of lymphoma.

Nordstrom was sole president of Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. for 15 years, beginning in 2000. In 2015, the company named his brothers, Peter and Erik, as co-presidents in charge of the chain’s brick-and-mortar stores and nordstrom.com unit, respectively. Blake [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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