Hudson�s Bay Company is a retailer offering a selection of branded merchandise in Canada and the United States through the Company�s three banners. In Canada, the Company operates Hudson�s Bay, Canada�s national branded department store. In the United States, the Company operates Lord & Taylor, a specialty department store with locations throughout the northeastern United States and in two cities in the Midwest. The Company also operates Home Outfitters, a kitchen, bed and bath superstore with locations across Canada. Home Outfitters is a kitchen, bed and bath specialty superstore with 69 locations. The Company operated approximately 90 Hudson�s Bay stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.