Nordstrom Spas with Competition
By George Anderson
Luxury retailer Nordstrom announced that it is opening a free-standing day spa near the third-floor entrance of its Michigan Avenue store in Chicago.
The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce reports that this is the first free-standing location for a Nordstrom day spa. The chain operates nine others inside Nordstrom locations around the country.
Moderator’s Comment: Do beauty, health and wellness
programs such as day spas, nutritional counseling and massage have a role to
play in the whole health programs of retailers serving the needs of less affluent
consumers than those that shop at Nordstrom? [George
Anderson – Moderator]