Nordstrom’s Patneaude Set to Retire

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Overview

Sue Patneaude is waving goodbye to retail after almost four decades at Nordstrom. Patneaude, 59, is credited for launching the designer apparel business at Nordstrom and building it into one of its top-selling categories.

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