Hudson’s Bay

Inside Saks Off 5th.

Retail

Nordstrom’s Paige Thomas Joins Saks Off 5th as President

The HBC division wants to solidify its position in the off-price sector against increasing competition.

clock February 10, 2020David Moin

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Financial

Hudson’s Bay Joins Stock Leaders in Last-minute Surge

But the company’s buyout-induced run-up does not change the operating realities facing the traditional retail crowd.

clock January 2, 2020Evan Clark

The Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company Richard Baker During a Press Conference in Amsterdam the Netherlands 17 May 2016 the Canadian Department Store Chain Hbc Wants to Open Twenty Branches in the Netherlands in the Next Two Years Hudson Bay who Are Looking Into Buying Dutch Department Store Chain V&d Netherlands AmsterdamNetherlands Canada Economy Hudson's Bay - May 2016

Retail

HBC Majority Shareholders, Catalyst Near Deal Over Higher Offer

The two groups are in talks about Catalyst supporting a higher offer from the continuing shareholders, sources said.

clock December 30, 2019WWD Staff

Black Friday shoppers in front of Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Co.: What’s the Next Step

Not enough shareholders are supporting the bid by Richard Baker and his like-minded investors to take HBC private.

clock December 16, 2019David Moin

A View of the Hudson's Bay Company Head Office and Main Store in Toronto Canada 15 June 2015 Hudson's Bay Announced on 15 June That It Has Deal to Buy the Kaufhof Chain of Department Stores in Germany Canada TorontoCanada Hudsons Bay Company - Jun 2015

Retail

Richard Baker’s Group Considering Dropping Bid for HBC

The battle to take HBC private raged on since June.

clock December 15, 2019David Moin

Retail

Advisory Firm Favors HBC Privatization Bid

A special shareholders’ meeting will be held Tuesday to determine whether HBC goes private or stays public.

clock December 11, 2019David Moin

Black Friday shoppers in front of Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Retail

HBC in a Whirlwind of Challenges and Changes

HBC’s long and often rocky history concludes another chapter next week when shareholders vote for or against taking the company private.

clock December 10, 2019David Moin

Helena Foulkes WWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit: Movers and Makers, New York, USA - 29 Oct 2019

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Co. Widens Loss

The operator of Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off5th and Hudson’s Bay is struggling.

clock December 10, 2019David Moin

The Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company Richard Baker During a Press Conference in Amsterdam the Netherlands 17 May 2016 the Canadian Department Store Chain Hbc Wants to Open Twenty Branches in the Netherlands in the Next Two Years Hudson Bay who Are Looking Into Buying Dutch Department Store Chain V&d Netherlands AmsterdamNetherlands Canada Economy Hudson's Bay - May 2016

Retail

HBC Battle Rages As Shareholder Vote Over Privatization Nears

With a vote nearing on taking HBC private, Institutional Shareholder Services says the deal is no good.

clock December 9, 2019David Moin

YONKERS, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 14: Le Tote Rental Studio @ Lord + Taylor Ridge Hill on October 14, 2019 in Yonkers, New York. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

Retail

Le Tote Conjures Lord & Taylor’s Next Act

The company will open a Lord & Taylor pop-up in Manhattan’s SoHo as the first step in the reinvention of the department store retailer.

clock December 9, 2019Sharon Edelson

The Governor and Executive Chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company Richard Baker During a Press Conference in Amsterdam the Netherlands 17 May 2016 the Canadian Department Store Chain Hbc Wants to Open Twenty Branches in the Netherlands in the Next Two Years Hudson Bay who Are Looking Into Buying Dutch Department Store Chain V&d Netherlands AmsterdamNetherlands Canada Economy Hudson's Bay - May 2016

Retail

Battle for Hudson’s Bay Co. Intensifies

Richard Baker is telling shareholders to accept his offer to take HBC private or ignore Catalyst’s offer and leave HBC as a public company.

clock December 3, 2019David Moin

Shoppers walk toward a Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH department store at Jersey Gardens Mall, in Elizabeth, N.JNew Jersey Retailer Stores, Elizabeth, USA - 25 Oct 2017

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Receives Higher Offer From Catalyst

A bidding war has erupted for the Canadian operator of the Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th and Hudson’s Bay chains.

clock November 27, 2019David Moin

People walk on a sidewalk along the entrance to Lord & Taylor department store at Garden State Plaza, in Paramus, N.JNew Jersey Retailer Stores, Paramus, USA - 25 Oct 2017

Retail

HBC Completes Sale of Lord & Taylor to Le Tote

HBC now holds an equity stake of approximately 25 percent in Le Tote, and a right to designate two members to Le Tote’s board.

clock November 8, 2019Lisa Lockwood

This photo shows the Barneys department store in New York. The luxury retailer could be joining a growing list of retailers that have filed for bankruptcy. Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online. The iconic clothier founded almost a century ago will keep the doors open at its 10-story Madison Avenue store, but it has secured $75 million in financing to pay employees and vendors as it seeks a buyerBarneys Bankruptcy, New York, USA - 16 Jul 2019

Technology

6 Headlines that Captivated the Retail Industry in 2019

Revisit some of the biggest news stories from this year so far.

clock November 5, 2019WWD Staff

Retail

Hudson’s Bay Names Meghan Nameth SVP of Marketing

Hudson’s Bay in Canada is in a pivotal period of transformation.

clock November 5, 2019David Moin

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