Hudson Bay Company profile presented by Apparel Search for the Clothing Industry
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HBC is a leading North American retailer offering a wide selection of branded merchandise in Canada and the United States.  HBC operates three of the world’s most iconic retail banners: Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor in the United States, and Hudson’s Bay in Canada.  They also operate Home Outfitters, a kitchen, bed and bath superstore with locations across Canada, and four e-commerce sites: thebay.com, lordandtaylor.com, saks.com and saksoff5th.com.

Hudson’s Bay Company is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world, based on its successful formula of driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, unlocking the value of real estate holdings and growing through acquisitions.  Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America.

In North America, HBC’s leading banners include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks OFF 5TH, along with Home Outfitters. In Europe, its banners include GALERIA Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO, as well as Sportarena.

2015 Summary: With the completion of its acquisition of GALERIA Kaufhof Group, HBC’s portfolio today includes eight banners, in formats ranging from luxury to better department stores to off price, with more than 460 stores and 65,000 employees around the world.  HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures.  It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany.  In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

The Bay

Lord & Taylor

Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Off 5th

Home Outfitters

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