Hudson's Bay Brings World-Famous Kleinfeld Bridal to Canada for the First Time
Ever at its TorontoQueen Street Location
TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The wait is over for fashion-loving Canadian
brides-to-be. Hudson's Bay is launching the Canadian flagship of renowned
bridal retailer, Kleinfeld Bridal, in its TorontoQueen Street location. For
the first time ever, blushing brides do not have to cross the border to "Say
Yes" to the Kleinfeld experience. With exclusive rights to the brand in
Canada, Hudson's Bay will open a 20,000-square foot Kleinfeld flagship in
early 2014. Brides will now have access to expert bridal consultants and the
same scope and breadth of designer gowns available at the New York Store.
Hudson's Bay is already number one in Canadian bridal registry, and the new
Toronto Kleinfeld Bridal flagship adds to this position, offering Canadian
brides an unmatched addition to its current line of gifts, home and lifestyle
products -- perfect for any bride-to-be.
"This is a thrilling day for our team at Kleinfeld," says Ronald Rothstein,
Co-Owner of Kleinfeld Bridal. "We are the largest luxury bridal retailer in
the world and look forward to bringing the finest selection of exclusive
designer wedding gowns to Hudson's Bay."
"We are so happy to bring the leader in bridal fashion, Kleinfeld Bridal, to
Hudson's Bay, and to Canada," says Bonnie Brooks, President, Hudson's Bay
Company. "Bringing Kleinfeld to Canada further supports our overall product
differentiation strategy for Hudson's Bay, which is to deliver new, relevant
and exclusive brands and concepts to the marketplace. This incredible
partnership will further our position as Canada's headquarters and leading
destination for gift registry, and now for designer bridal wear. Hudson's Bay
is proud to provide what will be the only full-service bridal destination,
offering brides and their wedding parties a full selection of fashion,
jewelry, gifts and more."
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), founded in 1670, is North America's longest
continually operated company. In Canada, HBC operates Hudson's Bay, Canada's
largest department store with 90 locations, unsurpassed in its fashion,
beauty, home and accessory designers and brands, as well as thebay.com. HBC
also operates Home Outfitters, Canada's largest home specialty superstore with
69 locations across the country. In the United States, HBC operates Lord &
Taylor, a department store with 48 full-line store locations throughout the
northeastern United States and in two major cities in the Midwest, and
lordandtaylor.com. With approximately 29,000 Associates in Canada and the
U.S., Hudson's Bay Company banners provide stylish, quality merchandise at
great value, with a dedicated focus on service excellence. The Hudson's Bay
Company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "HBC".
About Kleinfeld Bridal
Founded in 1941, Kleinfeld is the largest luxury bridal retailer in the world,
carrying an unparalleled selection of American and European designer gowns.
The 35,000 square-foot flagship salon is located in the heart of Chelsea, New
York City and is host to TLC's hit show, Say Yes to the Dress. Kleinfeld,
the leader in bridal fashion, is owned by Ronald Rothstein, Mara Urshel and
Wayne Rogers of M*A*S*H fame.
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