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| 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.
| 2 Aug 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' July 2012 sales results.
| 16 Jul 2012
As the digital platform continues to bring about sweeping changes in the global apparel arena, Ashma Kunde, apparel research analyst at Euromonitor International, looks at the role the internet has played in driving the boom in the men's wear market.
| 5 Jul 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' June 2012 sales results.
| 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.
| 8 Jan 2015
The appointment of J Crew executive Stuart Haselden as CFO for Canadian yoga wear brand Lululemon Athletica is a solid fit, analysts believe.
| 18 Dec 2014
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed retail veteran Gerald Storch as chief executive.
| 10 Dec 2014
Apparel manufacturer Kellwood Holding has tapped industry veteran Suzanne Silverstein to strengthen and support the growth of its upscale women's clothing brand Parker.
| 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.
| 3 Dec 2014
Outdoor luxury apparel company Canada Goose has opened a sales office in New York as it gears up to meet surging demand for its products in the US.
| 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.
| 8 Oct 2014
Italian fashion house Prada has acquired Tannerie Mégisserie Hervy, an historical French leather tannery located in Isle, near Limoges.
| 25 Sep 2014
Performance jeans brand DL1961 Premium Denim is to treat its entire autumn men's collection with an antimicrobial to provide long-lasting odour control and freshness.
| 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.
| 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.
| 4 Apr 2014
Higher costs related to its CAD2.9bn (US$2.63bn) acquisition of luxury retailer Saks resulted in a 67% decline in fourth-quarter profit for Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company.
| 7 Mar 2014
Wayne Meichner, president and COO of Ralph Lauren Retail Group, is to leave the business after 12 years.
| 30 Jan 2014
Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company has created a new digital division, which will be led by Michael Burgess.
| 28 Jan 2014
Department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company is to open its first two Saks stores in Canada, as part of a sale and leaseback deal with Cadillac Fairview.
| 24 Jan 2014
Hudson's Bay Company CFO Michael Culhane has taken a leave of absence, with COO Donald Watros assuming the additional role of acting CFO with immediate effect.
| 20 Jan 2014
US-based luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue has confirmed its general merchandise manager, Joseph Boitano, is to step down.
| 9 Jan 2014
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed Jonathan Greller to head up its outlet stores.
| 17 Dec 2013
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has promoted its COO, Donald Watros, to the newly-expanded role of president.
| 11 Dec 2013
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company saw its net losses widen in the third quarter, hurt by costs related to its purchase of Saks.
| 18 Nov 2013
Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay has promoted a number of people to senior positions within the company as it shores up its new executive team.
| 5 Nov 2013
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has completed its US$2.9bn acquisition of US-based luxury retailer Saks.
| 31 Oct 2013
Saks shareholders have approved its merger with Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay Company, in a move that creates a leading upscale North American fashion retail business.
| 28 Oct 2013
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed Russ Hardin as its new chief creative officer and senior vice president.
| 6 Oct 2014
Not content with dominating the global exporting landscape, China is now switching its focus to growth in domestic consumption. And according to Li & Fung chairman William Fung, this is likely to lead to "a rather bumpy ride" for the apparel industry.
| 5 Aug 2013
A $2.9bn deal that brings together the Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue brands into a combined company with 320 stores in the US and Canada was finally confirmed last week after months of speculation.
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