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401 Bay Street

Suite 500

Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4




Hudson's Bay Trading Company operates retail department stores in Canada. The company provides goods and services through its retail channels consisting mainly of the Bay, Zellers, and Home Outfitters. It is a shopping solution that offers Canadians products, assortments, service and ease of shopping. As of July 31, 2004, Hudson's Bay operated 550 retail stores. The Bay The Bay is the Department store division of the Company. With locations from coast to coast, the Bay is a line Department store chain concentrating on fashion merchandise in apparel, accessories and soft home categories, offering merchandise accompanied by traditional Department store services. The Bay has a mix of styles and brands in fashion, cosmetics, fragrances, home decor, and home furnishings. Bay stores are located in suburban and urban markets across Canada. As of July 31, 2004, Bay operated 98 Stores in Canada. Zellers Zellers is the mass merchandise division of the Company. Zellers offers national, captive, and private brand merchandise. As of July 31, 2004, Zellers operated approximately 300 Stores. Home Outfitters Home Outfitters is the Company’s kitchen, bed and bath specialty superstore chain. It offers home-related merchandise, such as linens and towels, decorative accessories, and housewares. As of July 31, 2004, Home Outfitters operated 45 Stores. Financial Services In addition, the Company operates a Financial Services division offering credit card, loyalty and other customer services, and is engaged in several other smaller operating and retailing activities: Fields, a chain of 106 small value-priced general merchandise stores located in western Canada; and Hbc Direct, the Company’s direct-to-consumer business, which includes catalogue operations, third party loyalty programs and the Company’s online customer fulfillment offering. Significant Events In 2005, the company opened its 50th Home Outfitters store, located in Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, British Columbia. Located primarily in power centre shopping destinations, Home Outfitters has provided Hbc with a home dDecor specialty franchise offering kitchen, bed, bath and dDecor. History Hudson's Bay Trading Company was founded in 1670 and is based in Toronto, Canada. The company was formerly known as Hudson's Bay Co. and changed its name to Hudson's Bay Trading Company in July 2008.


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