August 13, 2016 3:23 pm
Updated: August 13, 2016 3:31 pm

Attention shoppers: Nordstrom Rack is coming to Edmonton

American retail giant Nordstrom has announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in South Edmonton Common.

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American retail giant Nordstrom has announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in South Edmonton Common.

The 35,000-square foot store is set to open in fall 2018.

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“We want to be in compelling locations with a great retail mix, and we feel our new store at South Edmonton Common helps us to achieve that goal,” Karen McKibbin, president of Nordstrom Canada, said in a media release. “We look forward to introducing ourselves to customers in Edmonton and bringing them great brands at great prices.”

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Nordstrom Rack is the company’s off-price retail division, which offers clothing, accessories and shoes at 30 to 70 per cent off regular prices.

“We have been very fortunate to accommodate a number of retail firsts to the city at South Edmonton Common,” Tina Naqvi, president of Cameron Corporation, the real estate development company that owns South Edmonton Common.

“Given the considerable brand strength of Nordstrom, we are extremely pleased that they have chosen this location as part of their Canadian expansion plans, and we are excited to include them in that list.”

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Nordstrom first announced plans to expand to Canada in 2012. There are three Nordstrom locations in Canada – in Calgary, Ottawa and Vancouver. Three more full-line stores are set to open in the Toronto area later this year and early next year.

Earlier this month, Nordstrom announced plans to open Nordstrom Rack stores in Toronto and Calgary.

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