Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is a joint-stock company based in Brampton, Canada. It was founded by Pierre-Esprit Radisson and Médard des Groseilliers on May 2, 1670(135652)(31763600)(1046769). HBC operates in the retail and trade industries, and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The company is currently active and privately owned.
Originally named after Hudson Bay, HBC has a strong presence with several subsidiaries, including Home Outfitters, Hudson's Bay (retailer), Lord & Taylor, Galeria Kaufhof, Zellers, Saks Fifth Avenue, Simpsons (department store), and Convene (company). HBC's parent organization is NRDC Equity Partners.
The company has more than 70,000 employees and has locations in Brampton, Toronto, and New York. HBC's addresses include 225 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10281, and 401 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2Y4(75820835)(75820836). Some of HBC's former CEOs include Helena B. Foulkes, Gerald L. Storch, and Helena Foulkes(25980064)(28293287)(29992836).