The companies, BevyUp and MessageYes, are aimed at digital selling and conversational commerce, indicating that Nordstrom is buckling down on mobile.
Jim Cramer tracks the drama at Nordstrom, a recovering retailer in the midst of takeover negotiations.
The partnership could help Nordstrom win back some market share that department stores have lost to specialty and mass merchants.
The committee rejected a proposal from the Nordstrom family.
The retailer's “The Market @ Macy's” concept resembles New York City's Story, Chicago's Pop Box and Nordstrom's “Pop-In” efforts.
But even some of the brands with good scores — like Macy's and Nordstrom — are facing strong headwinds in other areas.
Macy's, Sears, Kohl's, J.C. Penney, Nordstrom and Hudson's Bay have set different goals to achieve in the coming months.
While the Lego Store and the Disney Store took the top two spots, Nordstrom, Nike and T.J.
Off-price sales rose, but were still lower than expected as Nordstrom struggles to balance full-price, discount and online channels.
This holiday season, retailers such as Macy's, J.C.