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    A Feud Over Fur 1821, two competitors merge to end fighting, and find strength, united. The Hudson’s Bay Company and the North West Company merged during July, 1821. This came after a tense competition between the companies since around 1787, which grew into that of a war; many battles were fought, and many ruthless actions were taken during that time. After pressure from the British government, the two companies merged; both realized that their battle would destroy both sides. The new company kept the name Hudson’s Bay Company, and with that, the name of the North West Company disappeared, after more than forty years. However, 55 out of 100 shares were held by North West Company and Hudson’s Bay adopted many of their principles as well. But…

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    Introduction Hudson’s Bay Company is the oldest company in North America, founded in 1670 with 470 stores and over 66,000 employees (Hudson’s Bay Company, 2016). They are one of the fastest-growing department stores today, according to the company themself. Hudson’s Bay Company includes 10 banners in North America, including Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Find @ Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5th, Gilt, Home Outfitters; and in Europe, Galeria Kaufhof, Galeria INNO and Sportarena…

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    Hudson Bay Case Study

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    The Role of the Hudson Bay Company: 1. What was the Hudson Bay Company? When was it created? The iconic, Hudson’s Bay Company was a North American operation, created from the demand for the popular 17th century, beaver fur felt hats. King Charles II financially backed French traders, Medard Chouart des Groseilliers and Pierre-Esprit Radisson’s idea, of creating a trading company in 1670 , around the Hudson Bay, which would give them easier access to the financially growing products of the new…

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    on average, than the American Dollar, and this financial expansion continued through 2009, as the dollar changed again to be 14 cents higher. These intriguingly parallel statistics prove that Canada thrives off of immigration. As mentioned before, 2008 brought a surge of immigrants, as well as a rise in economic stability. Observations conclude that migrants bring wealth to our country, as they are also taxpayers. A historic example of immigrants helping our economy can be traced back to the…

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    Introduction Hudson’s Bay Company is a multinational company head quartered out of Toronto, Ontario. The corporation is governed by a board of directors chaired by Richard Baker. Joining Baker on the board are seven men and two women. Gerald Storch, the Chief Executive Officer, and Todd Zator, the Chief Accounting Officer, both hold important leadership positions in the company. Elizabeth Rodbell works as the president of the HBC Department Store Group. HBC has six subsidiaries, most…

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    Hudson Bay Company History

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    making the borders have to deal with individual land claims, but they had to consider the claim of large organizations who owned millions of acres of land. One company which owned large amounts of Canada was the Hudson Bay Company. The Hudson Bay company was able to greatly impact early North America because of its long history, tireless workers, and economic power. Due to the fact that the Hudson Bay Company has been around for such a long time, it has been able to have a constant say in…

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    The problem may be due to KSA deficiencies such as poor structural issues, lack of training or even lack of retraining/ training refreshers; environmental obstacles such as outdated norms, improper structure, understaffing, or even a toxic workforce; misdirected incentives and sanctions as employees pay or reduction of pay may not be tied to customers satisfaction; and finally there may be a lack of knowledge of expected performance standards due to lack of feedback and communication. Although…

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    Thunder Bay Case Study

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    Charley conceivably visited Fort William in the Thunder Bay area, but its glory as a flourishing North West Company rendezvous site of the fur trade lingered only in its history. When Charley passed through the area in 1881, only two years prior to the historic fort’s permanent closure, it primarily functioned as a Hudson Bay Company fishing station.9 However, optimism for a prosperous future abounded in the Thunder Bay communities, with the reported news of the incorporation of the Canadian…

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    Fur Muffs History

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    In the earlier time people used to buy fur muffs and would use them as well due to being able to hide various things inside the same. The ladies of the earlier days have also been seen to wear lapdogs inside their fur muffs too. The Hudson Bay Company and their association with fur muffs While the fur muff market in the world was on an increase in terms of women’s fashion, a British company with the name of the Hudson Bay Company opened its functions in the year 1670s in order to tap the ever…

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    CSR is corporate social responsibility. By the abbreviation, CSR means corporation becomes responsible towards society. The actual definition of CSR is not yet clear. But according to E U Commission [(2002) 347final:5] “CSR is a concept where by companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis”. CSR is based on the concept of do “good business” for a good society- today and for the next…

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