Seattle-based Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN), and Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO), based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, today announced they have signed an agreement for a two-level store of approximately 144,000 sq ft at The Mall at Wellington Green in Palm Beach County, Florida. The store is expected to open in 2003.

"The Mall at Wellington Green offers an outstanding mix of tenants that Nordstrom is pleased to join," said Jim O'Neal, executive vice president and general manager of Nordstrom's East Coast region. "Florida is an important new market for Nordstrom and we look forward to becoming part of this community and serving many new customers there."

About Nordstrom
Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 120 US stores located in 24 states, including 77 full-line stores, 37 Nordstrom Racks, three Faconnable boutiques, two free-standing shoe stores, and one clearance store. Nordstrom also operates 22 Faconnable boutiques throughout Europe. Additionally, Nordstrom serves customers through its online presence at and through its direct mail catalogs.