Hudson’s Bay Co is working with investment bankers and consultants to identify deals
and new measures to turn around its Lord & Taylor department store
chain, once the cornerstone of its retail empire, people familiar with
the matter said.
The move shows how the chain’s fortunes have diverged from Hudson’s
Bay’s luxury Saks Fifth Avenue banner, which has managed to better
weather the rise of online shopping sites including Amazon.com Inc and the resulting decline of brick-and-mortar stores. . . . more