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The Hudson's Bay Company
This paper explores the retail industry in Canada and the Hudson's Bay Company in particular.
# 99911 | 2,179 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 06, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Canadian Studies (Hudson Bay Company)


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Description:

The paper examines the Hudson's Bay Company and what factors the Canadian retailer must bear in mind if it is to secure a niche for itself in a competitive sector. The paper explores the economic, political, social, legal and technological opportunities and threats facing the company as well as the technological factors which might come into play in determining its future success.

Outline:
Introduction
Social Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Economic Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Political Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Legal Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Technological Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Competitive Environment: Opportunities and Threats
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"According to the United States CIA Fact Book, only about two-thirds of Canada's population is of now of European or British Isle extraction (Central Intelligence Agency, sec.3). Further, the number of new arrivals coming to Canada who are of non-European extraction has risen steadily since the 1960s while the number of Europeans choosing to make Canada their home has dropped dramatically (Statistics Canada, graph 2). This means that Hudson's Bay Company has the opportunity to cater to a new demographic that is beginning to assert itself more and more within the nation politically, economically and culturally."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Canada Post. "Press Release." Canada Post: Border Free. 14 Jun. 2006. Canada Post. 21 Oct. 2006 <http://www.borderfree.net/en/business/media/releases/2006-06-14-2.jsp>
  • Canadian Association of Food Banks. "Facts and Statistics." What's New: Fact Sheets and Statistics. 2005. Canadian Association of Food Banks. 21 Oct. 2006 <http://www.cafb-acba.ca/english/What'sNew-FactsandStatistics.html>
  • Canadian Council on Social Development. "Census Shows Growing Polarization of Income in Canada." Census Analysis. 16 May 2003. Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD). 21 Oct. 2006 <http://www.ccsd.ca/pr/2003/censusincome.htm>
  • Central Intelligence Agency. (2006). "The World Fact Book: Canada." The World Fact Book. 17 Oct. 2006. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 21 Oct. 2006 <https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ca.html>
  • Compas, Inc. (2005). "Adscam-Driven PQ Victory Will Damage Economy." 21 Nov. 2005. Queen's University. 21 Oct. 2006 <http://www.queensu.ca/cora/polls/2005/November21-adscam.pdf>

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