Nordstrom has stated that it would temporarily shut down all stores in the United States and Canda and pull its current fiscal 2020 forecast, as the retailer joins other retailers in a joint effort to limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19).

Starting today (March 17, 2020) the department store operator has said that it would close all stores for two weeks, while keeping all applications and websites active. The company is providing benefits for store employees during this unprecedented, difficult time.