Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

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How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark

Hudson’s Bay

Neiman Marcus: Roosevelt Field Store Opening, New York - 18 Feb 2016Neiman Marcus: Roosevelt Field Store Opening, New York - 18 Feb 2016


Whispers of Talks Between Hudson’s Bay and Neiman Marcus

The two luxury stalwarts are rumored to once again be in discussions about a possible merger.

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Richard Baker


Hudson’s Bay Rejects Offer for German Business

Signa Holding has withdrawn its offer, made in November, bringing a close to discussions for Galeria Kauhof.

clock February 7, 2018Evan Clark

The sun shines through flags on the facade of Saks flagship store on New York's Fifth Avenue, . Saks Inc. agreed to sell itself to Hudson's Bay Co., the Canadian parent of upscale retailer Lord & Taylor, for about $2.4 billion in a deal that will bring luxury to more North American localesSaks Acquisition, New York, USA


Helena Foulkes’ Message of Change for Hudson’s Bay Co.

The former CVS Pharmacy leader has been tapped to transform Richard Baker’s retail empire, and quickly.

clock February 6, 2018Evan Clark and David Moin

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 14:  Helena Foulkes attends the 2018 National Retail Federation Gala at Pier 60 on January 14, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)


Hudson’s Bay Co. Hires New CEO

The global department store retailer goes outside the sector to tap a ceo.

clock February 5, 2018David Moin

Fashion Scoops

Gilt to Tease New Men’s Brand During Pre-Super Bowl Festivities

The NHP, New High Performance, collection will debut in June on the Gilt site.

clock January 30, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Phoenix House Fashion Award Dinner, Cipriani 42nd Street


Saks Fifth Avenue’s Marc Metrick Adds Off-Price Responsibilities

The move is intended to help breathe new life into Gilt and Off 5th.

clock January 9, 2018David Moin

Traffic passes the flagship store of Lord & Taylor in New York on Thursday, June 22, 2006. Federated Department Stores Inc. is close to signing a deal to sell its Lord & Taylor chain to private-equity player Apollo Real Estate Advisors and shopping center developer NRDC Real Estate Advisors LLC for approximately $1.2 billion. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Q3 Downer: HBC Cites Plans to Reverse Sagging Trends

The Toronto-based retailer sees a better future through digital initiatives, streamlinings, European growth, monetizing real estate and new partnerships.

clock December 6, 2017David Moin

exterior view of the Lord & Taylor flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York

Fashion Scoops

Hudson’s Bay and Land & Buildings Square Off in Ontario

The activist has appealed a decision by Ontario Securities Commission to conditionally approve the retailer’s Rhône Capital plans.

clock November 15, 2017Evan Clark

Jose Azulay in Unode50's new Studio concept store in SoHo.


Unode50 Creative Director: Rebel Whose Cause is Expanding Jewelry’s Parameters

Creative force behind jewelry brand enjoys bending the rules.

clock November 15, 2017Sharon Edelson


Toronto Exchange Green Lights HBC Equity Transaction

HBC is selling the Lord & Taylor flagship to WeWork.

clock November 7, 2017David Moin


Signa Pressuring HBC to Talk Kaufhof Deal

Signa chairman and founder René Benko is pressing for a meeting soon with HBC.

clock November 7, 2017David Moin

A View of a Sign at a Saks Fifth Avenue Store in New York New York Usa 30 July 2013 Reports on 29 July State That Saks Fifth Avenue Will Be Sold to Hudson's Bay a Company Based in Canada who Also Owns the Store Lord & Taylor For 2 4 Billion Us Dollars United States New YorkUsa Saks Fifth Avenue - Jul 2013


Pappas Named Chief Marketing Officer of HBC

He had been interim chief marketing officer since June.

clock November 6, 2017Lisa Lockwood

A man walks past the Lord & Taylor flagship store, in New York. The store, known for its holiday displays along Fifth Avenue, is being sold to the office space sharing company WeWork. The nearly 100-year-old building will be converted to WeWork headquarters, with less than a quarter of the space remaining for a Lord & Taylor store. Ten of the building's 11 floors are now devoted to retailLord Taylor Flagship-WeWork, New York, USA - 24 Oct 2017


Hudson’s Bay Calls Foul on Land & Buildings’ Activist Agitation

The activist investor is pushing HBC to consider an unsolicited offer for its German business, among other things.

clock November 2, 2017Kali Hays


Hudson’s Bay Co. Receives Offer for Kaufhof in Germany

HBC has only owned the struggling Kaufhof business for two years.

clock November 1, 2017David Moin

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Happy Holidays and Woe to Department Stores

Forecasts call for holiday sales gains of 3 to 4 percent or higher, but not for the traditional mall anchors.

clock October 31, 2017David Moin and Evan Clark

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Nike Still ‘Most Valuable’ Apparel Brand Despite Recent Setbacks

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