SECOND QUARTER SUMMARY: • Second quarter net earnings were $162 million compared with $110 million during the same period in fiscal 2017. The increase was driven primarily by higher sales volume, a lower effective tax rate and the impact of the new revenue recognition standard as it relates to the timing of the Anniversary Sale. • In Full-Price, comparable sales increased 4.1 percent. The top-ranking merchandise categories were Kids' Apparel and Beauty. • In Off-Price, comparable sales increased 4.0 percent. • Sales from Nordstrom Rewards customers represented 58 percent of second quarter sales, compared with 56 percent a year ago. • Gross profit, as a percentage of net sales, of 35.0 percent increased 91 basis points compared with the same period in fiscal 2017. Click Read More below for additional information.