It’s Tough in New York: Nordstrom Hits Hiccup Securing Flagship Site

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Nordstrom Inc. is discovering the difficulties of securing a flagship in Manhattan. According to real estate sources, the retailer's plan to open store on the former Drake Hotel site, has hit snags, although it's not a dead issue.

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