Podcast: Hudson’s Bay Store Departing Toronto’s Bloor Street

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This week Craig and Lee talk about the Hudson’s Bay store which will be departing Bloor Street in downtown Toronto this year after nearly 50 years of operations. The shocking news will lead to big changes for Toronto’s downtown core.

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  1. It’s a sad day, I use to shop there all the time when I
    I lived in Toronto. I can’t believe that all the mid market shops (gap, BR, club Monaco, Zara) and now the bay. Speaking of Hudson Bays, the only HBC here in Halifax has never been renovated and is absolutely gross (dirty carpets, etc), hasn’t even been rebranded. Which is strange considering the HBC store in Sydney NS has been.


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