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    The Hudson Bay Company

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    1. The Hudson Bay Company was created in the late 17th century, decades before Canada became a country ("Our History"). Despite the success of the Hudson Bay Company, French and American interests did not back them ("Our History"). The main operations of the HBC was centred on trading with the Natives ("Our History"). The Natives brought furs to the forts and posts of the Hudson Bay Company, located around the shores of James and Hudson Bays, to barter for manufactured goods like knives, kettles

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    Médard des Groseilliersare founded The Hudson's Bay Company in May 2, 1670 making it the oldest incorporated joint stock merchandising company in the English-speaking world. King Charles II granted Radisson and Groseilliersare to trade furs in the Hudson Bay area, and since they were trading there, they named their trading posts The Hudson's Bay Company (Or HBC). In 1670 The Hudson's Bay Company started building trade posts along the Hudson and James' Bay. In 1673 the first trading post was complete

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    anger was felt by the gentlemen and once Groseilliers was freed, the two left the colony. During the next three years the two men tried their best at persuading Boston clients to fund voyages to Hudson Bay. Their luck finally approached when their idea of rising demand for furs into Hudson Bay attracted the attention of Colonel George Cartwright. Cartwright was in New England to extract taxes from the new colony when he heard this opportunity from Groseilliers and Radisson. He urged the two gentlemen

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    About the Company The Hudson’s Bay Company is a global retailer who has been around since 1670, making them the oldest company in North America. HBC is known for their department stores, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees worldwide. In 2016, HBC had $3.3 billion sales in Canada, $6.4 billion in North America, and $4.8 billion sales in Europe. HBC also has a popular e-commerce site which was launched in 2000. In North America and Europe, HBC has 10 banners which are Hudson’s Bay, Lord

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    The Hudson's Bay company originated in Canada, within the 17th century. The company started out as a dominant fur trader, which then led to one of the largest and longest running retail business groups in North America. While surpassing many rival fur traders in the business, the Hudson's Bay company also merged with a few of them too. Their first merge, in 1821, was with the North West Company. North West Company, an equally prestigious fur trader, was based Montreal. From that point, the HBC (Hudson's

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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

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    Weakness Company has evolved to handle joint ventures, but not all of them turn into successes. “Hudson’s Bay Co., which reported a $54-million loss in the first quarter of 2015 as Target Canada liquidated its merchandise, now has another competitor nipping at its heels – Amazon.ca” (Kopun, 2015, para.1). With this recent pitfall, concerns about the acquisition are alarmingly high to the staff which is understandable. Many employees are worried about losing their job due to past events. “Hudson’s

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    Hudson Bay Failure Essay

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    Europe’s biggest economy and the company had to pull off in 2006. It was seen that Walmart was extremely rigid and stubborn and did not make any attempt to learn the culture, rather they forced English language and American way of doing business as the official culture which was one of the major causes of failure. Hudson Bay Company is also entering Germany with almost the same strategy, by acquiring the successful German retailer, Galeria Kaufhof. However, Hudson Bay will have to be extremely cautious

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    The Fur Trade Analysis

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    was the Hudson Bay Company’s, territorial Governor. He also states that historians claim Semple to be an extremely hostile, vain, and failed to appreciate the lengths to which the Northwest Company would go in order to destroy the Red River Settlement. At first Semple respected Robertson’s superior knowledge of the country, but he eventually decided to assert his own leadership. Robertson hoped to blockade the rivers and prevent the Métis from supplying pemmican to the Northwest Company bridges travelling

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    Hudson’s Bay has diversity of fancy housewares, clothing and shoes. The company has way more expensive displays and products than Sears. In the Queen location at Toronto, there are specialty stores such as Burberry boutique, Coach store, Fur salon and Top Shop/Top Man store, which is for high and middle-income class. The store carries many cosmetics and fragrance counters with popular brands. There are about seven floors in the Hudson’s Bay downtown Toronto out of which at least three floors are

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