Popular International Brands from The Hudson Bay Company

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The company I chose to write my research paper on is the Hudson Bay Company. My interest in this company came from my background working in retail. HBC is a retail company, and it is ranked fourth amongst all retailers in this industry. They offer a variety of products and services, including popular international brands to target a specific market and customer. The Hudson Bay Company is the main corporation, and it branches of into group retail stores. These stores include The Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters, Lord & Taylor and most recently Saks Fifth Avenue. All of these stores offer online shopping and a HBC point card to receive rewards. They also offer a variety of different services with other companies to provide to their consumers. Such as, life insurance from Canada Life, health and dental insurance from Great West Life, travel insurance from SecuriGlobe, pet insurance from Western Financial Insurance and mortgages through North Mortgage Brokers. The Bay also has a credit card partnered with MasterCard that they offer to their customers. This card allows customers to receive points and rewards that they can use towards their purchases, with a low interest rate while building their credit. HBC is one of longest operating company in North America. The Hudson Bay Company began on May 2, 1670 when the royal charter was proclaimed. It was discovered by two French explorers, Molard Chouart des Groseilliers and Pierre Esprit Radisson. Their purpose was to

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