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Nordstrom in Dulles Town Center to Shutter Amid Wave of Retail Closures

The store is one of thousands to shut its doors as online shopping becomes the norm

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    Nordstrom has announced it is closing shop at the Dulles Town Center. News4's Chris Gordon reports it's one of many retailers to close amid online competition. (Published Friday, June 30, 2017)

    Nordstrom announced Friday it will close its store in Dulles, Virginia.

    The store at the Dulles Town Center will continue to serve customers until Sept. 8.

    "When it comes to store investments we feel it makes the most sense to look at the total market area versus individual stores," Jamie Nordstrom, president of stores for Nordstrom, said in a statement. "In looking at the greater D.C. market, we feel we can serve our customers better at our other area stores and online."

    The announcement is another in a series of closures for brick-and-mortar stores across the retail industry. News4 previously reported on the extent of these closures in April. Barnes & Noble intends to close its Bethesda, Maryland, location at the end of 2017 and the outdoor retailer Casual Adventures will close its Arlington, Virginia, store after 61 years.

    Nordstrom's closure in Dulles will impact 150 non-seasonal employees, according to a press release sent Friday.

    "Given the number of stores in the area, we will be able to offer roles to anyone who wants to stay on with us," Jamie Nordstrom said.

    Nordstrom said its five other stores in the D.C. area will remain open. Those store locations are Tysons Corner Center, the Westfield Montgomery Mall, the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, the Westfield Annapolis Mall and The Mall in Columbia.