Zellers to Launch Food Trucks in Effort to Drive Traffic to Bay Stores

The retailer has also all but confirmed the relaunch to the Zeddy teddy bear mascot as it prepares to open 25 locations inside of Hudson’s Bay stores this spring.

Zellers will have Uphill Battle to be Successful and Drive Profits for HBC: Expert [Interview]

Competition, a questionable real estate strategy and challenges in the value-price category are among the headwinds for the re-introduction of the Zellers brand to Canada says Bruce Winder.

Zellers Announces 25 Shop-in-Shop Hudson’s Bay Locations Including Details on Store Sizes

The HBC-owned brand will open smaller shop-in-shops within Hudson's Bay department stores, including a mix of downtown and suburban locations across the country.

Zellers to Open Initial 25 Stores in Canada with Potential Return of Mascot ‘Zeddy’

The new concept stores will feature a range of product categories and marketing indicates the return of a popular teddy bear mascot.

Zellers Stores to be Revived by Hudson’s Bay Company [Exclusive]

The 2.0 retail concept will include Zellers locations within Hudson’s Bay department stores as well as an online portal.

Podcast: Rogue Zellers Stores Opening in Quebec After HBC Lets Trademark Lapse

This week Craig and Lee talk about how a family in Quebec is opening small Zellers-branded stores.

Quebec Family Nabs Zellers Trademark From HBC to Open Small-Format Zellers Stores and Restaurants 

The Hudson’s Bay company is suing the Moniz family who have already opened one small-format Zellers-branded store with plans for more. 

Podcast: Zellers Store-in-Store Opens at Hudson’s Bay, and What Might be Improved

Craig and Lee talk about HBC's recent unveiling of a Zellers pop-up store-in-store in a Hudson's Bay store in Ontario. The discussion includes what's there and how it might be improved for a national rollout.

Zellers Store-in-Store Launches inside of Hudson’s Bay Location [Photos]

More Zellers locations could open in Hudson’s Bay stores according to a Hudson’s Bay Company spokesperson.

New Zellers Twitter Account Adds Humour Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The account has been poking fun at other chains after Zellers shut its remaining two Canadian locations in January.

Hundreds of Stores to Close in Canada in Early 2020 [Analysis]

Retail Insider counts well over 700 retail locations that will shutter early on this year amid a shift in consumer preferences and an otherwise challenging time for the industry. At the same time, some analysts expressed optimism as new concepts open and expand in Canada.

Zellers’ Last 2 Remaining Stores to Close [Analysis]

The remaining two storefronts for the iconic retail chain, still owned by HBC, will finally be closing after almost all of its stores shuttered to make way for Target’s disastrous entry into Canada in 2013. At a time of unprecedented competition in the market, more chains could also fail.

Zellers to open an Ottawa location on April 3rd

Zellers store will re-open in suburban Ottawa on April 3rd.

Zellers is Keeping 3 Stores Open!?

Zellers will keep three stores open in suburban Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. The modified store format will include multiple Hudson's Bay Company banners. We have little other information at this time. We're not sure if these stores will be some...
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