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Richard Woodard | 26 Mar 2014

Western brands and retailers are “deeply implicated” in the current unrest gripping the Cambodian apparel sector – but they can also be part of the solution, says a new report.


Katie Smith | 30 Jul 2013

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay yesterday (29 July) submitted a bid for luxury US based retailer Saks after months of speculation. But analysts are taking a mixed view of the US$2.9bn deal, with one saying it "undervalues" the shares while another describing it as a "compelling" offer.


Katie Smith | 30 Jul 2013

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay yesterday (29 July) submitted a bid for luxury US based retailer Saks after months of speculation. But analysts are taking a mixed view of the US$2.9bn deal, with one saying it "undervalues" the shares while another describing it as a "compelling" offer.


Katie Smith | 30 Jul 2013

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay yesterday (29 July) submitted a bid for luxury US based retailer Saks after months of speculation. But analysts are taking a mixed view of the US$2.9bn deal, with one saying it "undervalues" the shares while another describing it as a "compelling" offer.

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Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 2016

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) has offered an optimistic outlook for the long term, despite moving to a loss in its third-quarter and booking a decline in comparable sales. 


Michelle Russell | 10 Nov 2016

Xcel Brands, which owns and manages fashion brands such as Isaac Mizrahi and C Wonder, has signed multiple new license deals across its owned brands that supplement its Quick Time Response apparel programme at Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay stores. 


Beth Wright | 7 Nov 2016

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay (HBC) has opened new US$60m state-of-the-art robotic fulfilment system at its Scarborough Distribution Centre, which it says will enable the company to deliver orders three times faster than distribution centres using the next-best robotic technology.


Michelle Russell | 7 Sep 2016

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay (HBC) has swung to a second-quarter loss but saw sales soar nearly 60% thanks to European expansion and its acquisition of online retailer Gilt Groupe.


Michelle Russell | 10 Jun 2016

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) booked a mixed first-quarter as sales and margins grew, but its net loss widened due to ongoing pressures in luxury retail.


Beth Wright | 18 May 2016

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is set to expand its European presence with plans for up to 20 new stores in the Netherlands over the next two years.


Michelle Russell | 16 May 2016

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) has delivered what it says are solid first-quarter sales thanks to the ongoing strength of its namesake brand in Canada, and positive revenue growth in Europe.


Michelle Russell | 29 Apr 2016

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is to open a state-of-the-art, all-channel fulfilment distribution centre in Pottsville, Pennsylvania as part of its digital growth strategy.


Katie Smith | 5 Apr 2016

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) saw its fourth-quarter profit increase more than threefold, boosted by its acquisition of Galeria Holding late last year. 


Katie Smith | 8 Jan 2016

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), owner of US-based luxury retailer Saks, is to acquire online shopping website Gilt Groupe Holdings in a deal worth US$250m. 


Michelle Russell | 11 Dec 2015

Hudson's Bay Company has moved to a profit in its third-quarter but cut its sales outlook for 2015 and 2016 due to the impact of terrorism incidents on its Belgian and German businesses.


Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black. 


Katie Smith | 2 Sep 2015

Brand development company Xcel Brands has agreed a strategic partnership with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor, which will allow the retailers to manage dynamic assortments of inventory in response to customer demands.


Michelle Russell | 15 Jun 2015

Canadian retail group Hudson's Bay (HBC) has acquired the Galeria Kaufhof department store chain from German retail conglomerate Metro Group in a move that will allow it to expand its presence in Europe.


Katie Smith | 7 Apr 2015

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay more than tripled its fourth-quarter net profit, driven by a surge in digital sales and further progress with the integration of luxury retailer Saks.


Michelle Russell | 18 Dec 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive.


Michelle Russell | 18 Dec 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive.


Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has narrowed its net loss in the third quarter and reaffirmed its guidance for the full year.


Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has narrowed its net loss in the third quarter and reaffirmed its guidance for the full year.


Michelle Russell | 25 Nov 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has outlined a US$1.25bn refinancing plan that will allow it to improve and renovate its Saks flagship store.


Michelle Russell | 25 Nov 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has outlined a US$1.25bn refinancing plan that will allow it to improve and renovate its Saks flagship store.


Katie Smith | 12 Sep 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has more than halved its losses during the second quarter, thanks to a near-doubling of sales.


Katie Smith | 12 Sep 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has more than halved its losses during the second quarter, thanks to a near-doubling of sales.


Michelle Russell | 3 Jun 2014

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company swung to a profit in its first-quarter after its acquisition of Saks last year more than doubled retail sales.

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Leonie Barrie | 14 Oct 2013

The safety of Bangladesh's textile and garment industry has been called into question again after at least seven people were killed last week in a fire at a fabric mill. More than 50 people were also injured in the blaze at Aswad Composite Mills Limited, part of the Palmal Group.


Leonie Barrie | 14 Oct 2013

The safety of Bangladesh's textile and garment industry has been called into question again after at least seven people were killed last week in a fire at a fabric mill. More than 50 people were also injured in the blaze at Aswad Composite Mills Limited, part of the Palmal Group.

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