LOS ANGELES — A little more than a year since Topshop entered Nordstrom, executives from both retailers put in some serious face time last week during a tour of Topshop locations at Nordstrom to take stock of their partnership and improve joint efforts going forward as Topshop’s presence within the department store expands.
Sir Philip Green, chief executive officer of Topshop parent Arcadia Group, and his team visited around 25 Nordstrom stores with Topshop departments, and Pete Nordstrom, president of merchandising for Nordstrom Inc., met up with the traveling Topshop crew on Friday at Nordstrom stores in the Orange County, Calif., shopping centers Irvine Spectrum Center, South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island.
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