Nordstrom Inc. said Monday that it is looking for almost 1,200 employees for the New York City flagship location that's set to open its doors on Oct. 24, with applications being taken now for sales and support jobs. The department-store operator will also host hiring events on Aug. 15-17 and Aug. 26-28. Nordstrom's latest flagship will be across the street from its men's location, which launched in April 2018. Nordstrom's stock has taken a 31.7% tumble in 2019, while the S&P 500 index has gained 18.6%. Nordstrom shares are down nearly 41% since last year at this time.