Hudson's Bay Company: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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Hudson's Bay Company                                                             Key Employees
                                                                                 Name                      Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                 Bob Kolida                Executive Vice President
Headquarters Address                  401 Bay Street, Toronto, M5H 2Y4, Canada
                                                                                                           President, Chief Executive
                                                                                 Bonnie Brooks
Telephone                             + 1 416 8616112                                                      Officer
                                                                                 Donald Watros             Chief Operating Officer
Fax                                   N/A
                                                                                                           President and Chief
Website                                                                               Operating Officer -
                                                                                                           Specialty Retail and
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         N/A                                        Fritz Winans              Global Sourcing, Hudson's
                                                                                                           Bay Company and Lord &
Number of Employees                   70,000                                                               Taylor, President and
                                                                                                           Chief Operating Officer
Fiscal Year End                       January                                    Kerry Mader               Senior Vice President

Revenue (in US$ million)              N/A                                                                  President - Zellers, Chief
                                                                                 Mark Foote
                                                                                                           Executive Officer - Zellers
                                                                                                           Senior Vice President,
                                                                                 Michael Culhane
                                                                                                           Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                           Senior Vice-President and
                                                                                                           General Manager - Fields
                                                                                 Michael Waitzer
                                                                                                           Dollar Depot, Hudson's
SWOT Analysis                                                                                              Bay Company
                                                                                                           Chairman, Chief Executive
Strengths                             Weaknesses                                 Richard Baker
                                                                                                           Senior Vice President -
Multi-format stores                   Geographic concentration                   William Tracy             Supply Chain and
Strong market presence
                                                                                 Company Overview
Widespread operations in Canada
                                                                                 Hudson's Bay Co. (HBC) operates multi-format
Opportunities                         Threats                                    stores, which offer general merchandise such as
                                                                                 clothing, accessories, home furnishings, and
Growth in e-retail                    Rise in cost of labor                      kitchen     and    bathroom     products.    This
                                                                                 merchandise is sold through different store
Increasing consumer spending in the                                              formats: department stores, mass merchandise
                                      Weak domestic economy
                                                                                 stores, specialty stores and discount stores, and
                                                                                 the website - HBC stores operate
                                                                                 under four brands: The Bay, Zellers, Home
                                                                                 Outfitters and Fields. HBC operates in Canada
                                                                                 through 610 stores. The company is
                                                                                 headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

                                                                                 Key Competitors
                                                                                 Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (Ticker: CTC.A)

                                                                                 Costco Canada Holdings Inc.

                                                                                 Provigo Inc.


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