Nordstrom heir Blake Nordstrom dies at 58

Jan 2 Reuters - Nordstrom Inc its co-president, Blake Nordstrom, passed away early Wednesday morning at the age of 58 (graphic).

Blake Nordstrom passed away unexpectedly, the department store chain, less than a month after being diagnosed with lymphoma (graphic).

He had been co-president of the department chain along with his brothers Pete and Erik since May 2015.

Blake's tenure as co-president involved an attempt to take the company private in 2017 as it struggled with an industry-wide sales slowdown (graphic).

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