Canada will soon be in the remarkable position of having a third of all of Nordstrom‘s downtown flagship locations. In keeping with the trend of global flagships being magnets for tourists, the Seattle-based retailer is in the process of creating six downtown showpieces. We spoke with retail expert Farla Efros, President of leading consulting firm HRC Advisory, to learn why Canada’s top two retail cities were chosen by Nordstrom for such prominent stores.

Of the six flagship Nordstrom locations, three are existing and are currently being renovated, while three are currently under construction. Renovated locations will see brighter, modern interiors flooded with natural light, as well as new wood and terrazzo floors throughout. New food options will also be available on almost every floor of each store, from small cafes to full-service licensed restaurants… Read the rest of this article through our friends @Retail Insider