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Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis

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The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), is a retail business group that operates an extensive network of stores. Its product portfolio includes fashion apparels, accessories, home furnishings, kitchen items and bath products. HBC offers merchandise under various brands such as Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, GALERIA Kaufhof, Galeria INNO, Gilt and Saks OFF 5TH banners. It also offers products online through various websites,, and HBC also manages a strong portfolio of real estate assets, which provides it with a strong balance sheet and financial stability. The company’s operations are spread across Canada, the US and Europe. It is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hudson's Bay Company Key Recent Developments

Aug 08,2018: HBC makes change to board of directors
Jun 12,2018: HBC reports election of directors
Jun 06,2018: HBC posts Q1 2018 financial results
Jun 03,2018: HBC appoints new Chief Technology and Digital Operations Officer
May 31,2018: HBC hires Stephen Gold as chief technology and digital operations officer

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Section 1 - About the Company
Hudson's Bay Company - Key Facts
Hudson's Bay Company - Key Employees
Hudson's Bay Company - Key Employee Biographies
Hudson's Bay Company - Major Products and Services
Hudson's Bay Company - History
Hudson's Bay Company - Company Statement
Hudson's Bay Company - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Hudson's Bay Company - Business Description
Business Segment: Europe
Target Markets
Business Segment: United States
Geographical Segment: United States
Target Markets
Geographical Segment: Canada
Target Markets
Geographical Segment: Europe
Hudson's Bay Company - Corporate Strategy
Hudson's Bay Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Hudson's Bay Company - Strengths
Hudson's Bay Company - Weaknesses
Hudson's Bay Company - Opportunities
Hudson's Bay Company - Threats
Hudson's Bay Company - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
May 14, 2018: HBC Appoints Vanessa LeFebvre President of Lord & Taylor
Mar 09, 2018: Hudson's Bay Announces Brian Gluckstein As New Home Design Ambassador
Nov 07, 2017: HBC appoints Milton Pappas to chief marketing officer
Oct 20, 2017: HBC announces CEO transition
Sep 06, 2017: HBC reports Q2 2017 financial results
Aug 24, 2017: HBC announces departure of president, HBC International
Jun 29, 2017: Saks OFF 5TH opens store in prime city-center location in Wiesbaden
Jun 29, 2017: Saks OFF 5TH opens store in prime city-center location in Wiesbaden
Jun 29, 2017: Saks OFF 5TH opens store in prime city-center location in Wiesbaden
Jun 12, 2017: Hudson's Bay to axe 2,000 jobs across North America
Section 5 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
Hudson's Bay Company, Key Facts
Hudson's Bay Company, Key Employees
Hudson's Bay Company, Key Employee Biographies
Hudson's Bay Company, Major Products and Services
Hudson's Bay Company, History
Hudson's Bay Company, Subsidiaries
Hudson's Bay Company, Key Competitors
Hudson's Bay Company, Ratios based on current share price
Hudson's Bay Company, Annual Ratios
Hudson's Bay Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Hudson's Bay Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Hudson's Bay Company, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Hudson's Bay Company, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
Hudson's Bay Company, Ratio Charts

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