MN: Nordstrom Rack to Open New Location in Apple Valley, Adding Jobs to the Area | Trade and Industry Development

MN: Nordstrom Rack to Open New Location in Apple Valley, Adding Jobs to the Area

May 08, 2024

Seattle-based fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. announced plans to open a new Nordstrom Rack in Apple Valley, Minnesota in spring 2025. 

"We look forward to being a part of the Apple Valley community and serving our customers with an amazing offering of great brands at great prices," said Gemma Lionello, President of Nordstrom Rack. "We're excited to grow our footprint in the Minneapolis market and introduce new customers to the Nordstrom experience."  

Lionello added that in this location "customers will be able to take advantage of our convenient services such as online order pick up from both and, and they can make returns easily."

The 30,000 square-foot store will be located in Fischer Marketplace, a popular shopping center that includes Fresh Thyme, Ulta Beauty and Michaels. Fischer Marketplace is managed by Cushman & Wakefield and is ideally located off County Road 42 and Galaxie Avenue.

Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc. and plays a critical role in the company's Closer to You strategy, which focuses on delivering customers a more convenient and interconnected experience across its stores and digital platforms. Nordstrom Rack offers customers up to 70 percent off on-trend apparel, accessories, beauty, home and shoes from many of the top brands sold at Nordstrom stores as well as core services like online order pickup for and, easy returns and alterations at select stores. Nordstrom Rack is the largest source of new customers to Nordstrom.

With the addition of this new location, Nordstrom expands its physical footprint and economic impact in Minnesota. The company currently operates two Nordstrom stores and four Nordstrom Rack stores in Minnesota, generating more than 750 jobs statewide. 

Nordstrom is committed to investing in the diverse communities where it operates. Over the past four years, Nordstrom, with its customers, has donated more than $2 million in support of its long-term partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the United States. These proceeds support the recruitment, training and engagement of adult mentors and mentorship moments between Bigs and Littles, including preparing for an interview, learning to tie a tie and helping with homework.

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