Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), founded in 1670, is North America’s longest continually operated company. In the United States, HBC operates Lord & Taylor, an iconic department store with 48 full-line stores and three outlet locations in the northeastern United States and two major cities in the Midwest, as well as lordandtaylor.com. In Canada, HBC operates Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s largest department store with 90 locations across the country as well as thebay.com, unsurpassed in its fashion, beauty, home and accessory designers and brands. HBC also operates Home Outfitters, Canada’s largest home specialty superstore with 69 locations across the country. With approximately 29,000 Associates in Canada and the U.S., Hudson’s Bay Company’s banners provide stylish, quality merchandise at great value, with a dedicated focus on service excellence.
HBC is a leading corporate citizen, giving back to the communities in which it operates. In 2011 alone the HBC Foundation invested over $7 million CAD, working with national and local organizations to build healthy families, create strong communities and inspire Canadians. Also in 2011, Lord & Taylor’s charitable foundation donated $1.7 million USD to charitable organizations in the United States, and through its ‘Do Better’ program, our Associates raised $66,000 for the communities in which they live and work. HBC is a socially responsible corporation, buying ethically manufactured products and recognized for our leadership in energy conservation and environmental protection.