|Industry||Discount retail store|
|Fate||Most store leases acquired by Target Canada, Walmart Canada or closed outright. Two locations are retained to serve as liquidation centres for other HBC retail chains.|
|When it was created||1931|
|People who started it||Walter P. Zeller|
|Defunct||March 31, 2013 (two stores continue to operate as liquidation centres)|
|Headquarters||Brampton, Ontario, Canada|
|Number of locations||350 (1999)|
|Things made||Clothing, grocery, footwear, bedding, furniture, jewelery, beauty products, electronics, toys, sports equipment, appliances, housewares|
|Owner(s)||Hudson's Bay Company|
In 2011, the leaseholds of 189 Zellers stores were taken over by Target Corporation. Target got the leaseholds because they are expanding their stores into Canada in 2013 and 2014. HBC said most Zellers stores would close and retire the Zellers banner from Canadian retail by March 31, 2013.
References[change | change source]
- "Contacts". Hudson's Bay Company. Archived from the original on July 19, 2010. Retrieved July 7, 2010.
- "Hudson's Bay Company Confirms Final List of 189 Zellers Locations to be Assumed by Target". Canada Free Press. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
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