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nordstromSeattle-based retailer Nordstrom, Inc.has reported its financial results for the second quarter ended July 29, 2017. Earnings posted at $0.65 per share, which achieved the company’s expectations.

Net sales were $3.7 billion, an increase of 3.5 percent compared with net sales of $3.6 billion during the same period in fiscal 2016. Total comparable sales for the second quarter increased 1.7 percent compared with the same quarter last year. Net earnings were $110 million and earnings before interest and taxes (“EBIT”) were $217 million, or 5.8 percent of net sales, compared with net earnings of $117 million and EBIT of $221 million, or 6.1 percent of net sales, during the same period in fiscal 2016.

Overall, the company delivered strong online and off-price sales growth; for the Nordstrom Rack brand, which consists of Nordstrom Rack stores and, net sales increased 9.8 percent and comparable sales increased 3.1 percent.

Nordstrom also made minimal changes to its annual outlook expectations.

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