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CANADA: Hudson's Bay IPO to raise CAD365m Katie Smith | 20 Nov 12

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay has said it will look to raise CAD365m (US$366m) through an initial public offering filed last month.


CANADA: Hudson's Bay prepares for initial public offering Katie Smith | 18 Oct 12

Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay is to list its shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange - and has filed a preliminary prospectus with the regulatory authorities in Canada for its initial public offering.


CANADA: Target settles trademark dispute with local retailer Leonie Barrie | 3 Feb 12

Discount department store retailer Target Corporation has settled a dispute over the use of its name and brand in Canada, paving the way for its move into the country next year.


US: Bon-Ton appoints Hoffman as president and CEO Petah Marian | 24 Jan 12

Bon-Ton Stores has appointed Brendan Hoffman as president and chief executive of the company.


US: Hudson's Bay completes Lord & Taylor acquisition Petah Marian | 24 Jan 12

Canada-based Hudson's Bay Company has completed the acquisition of US department store retailer Lord & Taylor.


CANADA: Target to open up to 135 stores from 2013 Leonie Barrie | 26 Sep 11

Ahead of its move into Canada, value retailer Target Corporation has finalised the number of leases it is taking over for stores operated by discount chain Zellers, a subsidiary of Hudson's Bay Co, and now says it will open between 125 to 135 stores in 2013.


just-style management briefing: Supply chains need to get creative Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 11

Faced with rising apparel costs and the likelihood that 2011 will be a perfect storm of pricing uncertainty - or what Mike Todaro, managing director of AAPN (the American Apparel Producers' Network) describes as "death by a thousand costs" - what can apparel manufacturers, brands and retailers do to try to alleviate some of the pain within their supply chains?


CANADA: Retailer Fairweather fights for Target trademark just-style.com | 20 Jan 11

US discount retailer Target is facing an unexpected complication in its Canadian expansion plans after specialty fashion and accessories retailer Fairweather filed a lawsuit claiming it owns the right to use the Target name in Canada.


VIEWPOINT: Target makes up for lost time with Canadian move Leonie Barrie | 14 Jan 11

Having been criticised for being slow to cash in on the potential of international expansion, US discount retailer Target Corp is now making up for lost time with a CAD1.825bn (US$1.83bn) swoop on Canadian discount chain Zellers.


US: Target steps into Canada with $1.83bn Zellers buy just-style.com | 14 Jan 11

Value retailer Target Corporation is making its first foray outside the US after agreeing a CAD1.825bn (US$1.83bn) deal to take over leases for up to 220 stores operated by discount chain Zellers, a subsidiary of Hudson's Bay Co.


US: Madonna's clothing range expands into Canada Katie Smith | 17 Dec 10

Madonna and Iconix Brand Group has entered into its first international partnership with Hudson's Bay Company (HBC or the 'Bay') to manufacture and distribute its junior brand of 'Material Girl'.


CANADA: Hudson’s Bay Trading invests in MLM tool just-style.com | 16 Jul 10

North American retailer Hudson’s Bay Trading Company (HBTC) has purchased a suite of Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) solutions which will be rolled out at Lord & Taylor in the US and across its Canadian retail chains including the Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters and Fields.


CANADA: Hudson's Bay CEO to retire just-style.com | 14 Apr 10

Hudson's Bay Trading Company says CEO Jeffrey Sherman will retire from 1 June this year.


CANADA: Olympic organisers unhappy about Lululemon range Joe Ayling | 18 Dec 09

The organisers of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics have lashed out on a clothing range launched by yogawear firm Lululemon Athletica called "Cool Sporting Event That Takes Place in British Columbia Between 2009 & 2011 Edition".


CANADA: A million mittens sold at Hudson’s in Olympic rush just-style.com | 17 Dec 09

The organisers of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics say that one million pairs of official red mittens have been sold at retailer Hudson’s Bay Company stores ahead of the February event.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 11 Dec 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style. Click on each headline for the full story.


HONG KONG: Li & Fung and Hudson's Bay in sourcing deal just-style.com | 8 Dec 09

Hong Kong-based global consumer goods exporter Li & Fung Limited and the Hudson's Bay Trading Company have announced a global sourcing strategic partnership.


CANADA: Hudson's Bay faces Olympics trademark dispute just-style.com | 19 Oct 09

A Trademark dispute has erupted between Canadian retailer the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) and the Cowichan First Nations group in British Columbia, which claims HBC stole their traditional knitted sweater design for its Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics clothing.


CANADA: Nike official supplier for Vancouver just-style.com | 18 Aug 09

Nike has been named as official supplier of high-performance sporting goods for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver.


CANADA: Hudson’s Bay restructuring costs 1,000 jobs just-style.com | 5 Feb 09

Retailer Hudson’s Bay Company is axing 1,000 jobs in Canada as part of plans to restructure its overall business in North America.


CANADA: Hudson's Bay Trading names Sherman CEO just-style.com | 21 Jan 09

Hudson’s Bay Trading Company, owner of the Lord & Taylor department store chain and fashion incubator Creative Design Studios, has promoted Jeffrey Sherman as president and CEO.


US: Hoffman takes the helm at Lord & Taylor just-style.com | 29 Sep 08

Brendan L Hoffman has been named as president and CEO at US retailer Lord & Taylor, now a subsidiary of Hudson’s Bay Trading Company.


US: Creative Design Studios rolls-out FashionManager just-style.com | 15 Sep 08

Creative Design Studios (CDS), which makes brands for Lord & Taylor and other regional department stores, is rolling out the FashionManager business software solution across the design, merchandising, development, sourcing, and production teams at its new Manhattan headquarters.


CANADA: Hudson's Bay taps Ralph Lauren exec as CEO just-style.com | 18 Jul 08

One day after being taken over by a US-based private equity firm, Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (Hbc) has named former Polo Ralph Lauren executive Jeffrey Sherman as its new chief executive officer.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 18 Jul 08

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


US: Lord & Taylor merges with Canada's Hudson's Bay just-style.com | 17 Jul 08

The owner of US retailer Lord & Taylor has bought Canadian department store chain Hudson's Bay Company in a deal that could recreate the retail landscape in North America.

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