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Excellent news for Canadian free-traders

  1. Jan 26, 2006 #1
    after ~140 years of waiting, Americans will finally get to own the HBC! At last HBC agrees to get acquired!


    I highly doubt that our new conservative government led by the "free-trading" economist will try to stop it like when CNOOC tried to take over UNOCAL:
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  3. Jan 27, 2006 #2


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    When buying a knife listed on The Bay's wedding registry for one of my relatives, I checked the price at The Bay then at Walmart. The Bay wanted $150, Walmart wanted $30, for the exact same knife.

    It seems foolish to buy a store that solely relies on fools willing to pay 5x as much as they need to. Is there some magical element of The Bay that I'm just not aware of?
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  4. Jan 27, 2006 #3
    Yay! Our country is being sold!
  5. Jan 27, 2006 #4


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    What's the problem ? You think the price is unfair ? :rolleyes:
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