Nordstrom Rack opens in Back Bay this Thursday, taking the space that was occupied by Filene’s Basement. Clothes, accessories, and shoes from many of the brands carried at Nordstrom will sell for around 30-70 percent off. Opening day festivities start at 8 a.m.; there will be breakfast treats and drawings for $100-gift cards and a $1,000-shopping spree (the latter comes with early access to the racks before the store officially opens at 9 a.m.). The first 1,000 customers to make a purchase get a complimentary Nordstrom Rack tote. The store is at 497 Boylston St., Boston, 857-300-2300.
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contributorsAmi Albernaz began freelancing for the Globe in 2004. She started bargain-hunting at an early age, accompanying her mother to second-hand stores and yard sales near Westport, MA, where she grew up. When she's not perusing stores, Ami can often be found scouting out budget eateries in and around the city, particularly near her current abode in East Boston.
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