Hudson’s Bay to Open Stores in Holland

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay has confirmed that it has acquired the leases for 20 "prime" V&D department store locations in Holland and will start opening stores by mid-2017, approximately a year from now. Vroom & Dreesmann was the last remaining moderately-priced Dutch department store chain before it went out of … Continue reading

Target to Shutter All Stores in Canada

Less than two years after opening its first stores in Canada, American mass retailer Target has announced it will shutter all 133 doors and cease operations. Target Canada was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Target Corporation. So what led to this decision made so quickly after the launch?  There have been … Continue reading

Nordstrom Opens First Store in Canada

American department store chain first announced its international intentions back in September 2012. At the time, four Canada stores were mentioned with additional locations to come. The number rose to 6 Canadian Nordstrom stores earlier this year. Last week the first of those six stores opened, at the Chinook Center in … Continue reading

Saks Fifth Avenue to Open in Canada

Almost 3 months to the day Hudson Bay Corporation (HBC) closed the deal to acquire American luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue, it announced the first Saks store openings in Canada. Both stores will be located in Toronto, the most populated city in the country and forth most populated in North … Continue reading