Nordstrom Rises

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Nordstrom (JWN ) posted 48 cents, vs. 20 cents first-quarter earnings per share on 13% higher same-store sales and 17% higher total sales. The department-store chain sees $2.42 to $2.46 fiscal 2005 earnings per share on a 4% to 6% rise in comp-store sales.

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