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Hudson's Bay Company
Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson
Traded as TSXHBC
Founded London, England
2 May 1670 (352 years ago) (2 May 1670)
Headquarters 8925 Torbram Road, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Helena Foulkes (CEO)
Richard Baker
(Governor & executive chairman)
Revenue Increase C$5.223 billion (2014)
Increase C$258.1 million (2014)
Total assets Increase C$12.23 billion (2018)
Owner NRDC Equity Partners (48%)
Divisions Galeria Kaufhof
Home Outfitters
Hudson's Bay
Lord & Taylor
Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH
Heraldic achievement of Hudson's Bay Company: Argent, a cross gules between four beavers passant proper. Crest: On a chapeau gules turned up ermine a fox sejant proper. Supporters: Two bucks proper. Latin Motto: pro pelle cutem ("skin for leather") apparently a play on Job, 2:4: Pellem pro pelle "skin for skin".

The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada, the United States and parts of Europe, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.

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