Nordstrom Said Eyeing Hudson Yards for Store

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Nordstrom Inc. is eyeing the massive Hudson Yards project under development on the far west side of Manhattan where it could open its first full-line store in the city. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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