About Us

Leading the way

Of all the many HBC banners, Hudson’s Bay is steeped in the longest history.

There are brands out there that can claim that they’ve been loyally serving customers since before you were born. Well, Hudson’s Bay has been building a reputation for quality since the beginning. And over that time, Hudson’s Bay has earned its peerless place in the industry with quality, class, service and style.

Hudson’s Bay delivers exclusive fashion, beauty, home décor and accessories. We boast 90 stores across 8 Canadian provinces, along with 3 Hudson’s Bay Home locations, and of course the popular online presence at www.thebay.com.

Our culture is all about people.

Whether it’s surprising and delighting every customer who walks through our doors, to supporting and encouraging every member of our team, our commitment to people is what sets us apart from the competition.

Our team is on the cutting-edge of fashion and we’re proud innovators in the retail landscape. As a company, we’ve changed the game countless times—and our team members know they’re part of a legacy of creative challenges, retail growth, and exciting new ideas.

Working at Hudson’s Bay means working with a world-class team—and we aren’t bragging. That’s the only way to describe the level of talent, knowledge and retail expertise shown by our incredible team.

And the best part? We’re a massive enterprise, which means we can offer opportunities and challenges in whatever area of business interests you most. That means our team members remain engaged, working in an area that showcases their strengths and challenges them to hone their skills and do what they do best.


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Our leaders. Our stores. Our careers.

With a retail experience as vast and diverse as ours, there are roles to suit every strength and engage any career pursuit.

  • Stores – From the attractive merchandising of our products, to the purchasing of great brands and styles, to the care and loss prevention of our stock, our in-store opportunities offer a wide range of career experiences.
  • Ecommerce/IT – Usually, IT departments don’t get to be quite this creative. Supporting all of our many brands, our e-commerce channel is working to change the game and the retail landscape in the digital realm.
  • Corporate – The stores may be the result, but the toughest decisions and biggest risks happen at the corporate level. A massive finance team, buyers and planners, marketing and HR… we’ve got it all, and we’ll challenge the brightest business minds to push us forward.
  • Distribution Centers – Our logistics team are the best there is at what they do, keeping our customers delighted by the wide array of product accessible at any time.

The best part about working for an HBC banner is the opportunity to choose your own adventure. With an enterprise as global, secure and immense as ours, we’ve got the room and the resources to support you as you cultivate the career of your dreams.

As soon as you step through our doors at Hudson’s Bay, you’re met with a bright, welcoming atmosphere, attractively displayed merchandise, stylish, approachable Associates… and none of that happens by accident.

Everything from the arrangement of our great products to the layout of our many departments is intended to surprise and delight our customers, cultivating the best possible shopping experience around.

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Training Programs

Don’t wait, step into it

The Store Operations Training Program is designed to start you on your path to becoming the General Manager of one of our full-service department stores. There’s never a dull moment; the program is designed as a rotation through every aspect and every functional business area within one of our stores— and there are a lot of different roles at each Hudson’s Bay location.

You’ll get to flex your leadership muscle and analyze business trends, while learning the fundamental principles of merchandise planning, visual presentation, and more— all geared toward learning how to best ensure that your store is profitable. This is business at its very best: hands-on, practical, ground-floor operation to best serve the customer and guide your store to glory.

After graduating from this training program, you’ll be eligible for an Area Sales Manager role, and you’ll be on your retail journey. We’ll give you responsibility from day one, and you can prove to us just how far you can take your career.

After centuries, we know a thing or two about how to build the ultimate retail experience. And we start by building world-class teams. Want a real retail education? Our Merchant Development Program is as top-shelf as the brands we carry.

It’s the perfect combination of on-the-job experience and intensive training, designed to help merchandisers strut their style while leaving their mark on the fashion world. It’s all about buying and selling the hottest and fashion-forward looks and offering our customers the finest merchandise.

The MDP will take you way beyond the basics. You’ll be paired with actual industry buyers, planners and category managers who’ll give you assignments and coach you to success in a practical, real-world environment. You’ll oversee the execution of a product based on corporate vision and gain experience with market analysis, competitive shopping, assortment planning, inventory management, merchandise distribution, vendor negotiations, digital marketing, product development and more. Pair this on-the-job learning with classroom sessions and you’ll be ready to fill an assistant role within Merchandising, Planning, or Digital. It’s the first step toward a long-term, exciting and rewarding career.

Summer Internship

Are you looking for a retail internship that pays you while you learn? Our Summer Internship is a 10-week program that gives university students hands-on experience in the stylish world of Hudson’s Bay. You’ll be paired with a manager who will show you the ropes and provide a real-world education on HBC and our winning corporate culture.


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A great adventure begins

What sets Hudson’s Bay apart is our people—and we’re looking for fresh talent to lead us into our next adventure. If you’re interested in a career working with the best and brightest retail minds, we’re ready to offer you opportunity and boundless growth potential. With strong, people-oriented customer service, creative individual empowerment, innovation and teamwork as the fabric of our culture, we encourage personal growth and we love to promote from within.

That means when you begin a career with HBC, you get to take the reins of your career and choose your own adventure.

As Canada’s ultimate shopping destination serving the fashion, beauty, and home accessory industries, rest assured that we’ve got a place for you--however you choose to challenge yourself and grow your skill-set.

The current retail landscape is changing faster than ever, and that means we’ve got plenty of adventures ahead. Come start a new adventure with us and help lead us into our next hundred years.