Hudson's Bay Says "Yes" to Kleinfeld

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." 
About HBC
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. 
For media inquiries, please contact: 
Kelly Baita Strategic Objectives 416-366-7735 x224 
kbaita@strategicobjectives.com  Tonisha Bath Strategic Objectives 416-366-7736 
x274 tbath@strategicobjectives.com  Or  Jennette Kruszka Kleinfeld Bridal O: 
646-633-4323 C: 347-248-0535 jkruszka@kleinfeldbridal.com   
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retailer, Kleinfeld, to Canada; slated to open in early 2014 at the Toronto 
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