Lt. Frank Drebin, Police Squad. Jerry Zucker, Hudson’s Bay? Is the director of Ghost and the Naked Gun series buying up North America’s oldest company?
The Hudson’s Bay Company, born in 1670, is being bought up by a North Carolina business type called Jerry Zucker. If the Zucker completes the takeover, with his astounding $1 billion ALL-CASH offer, questions as to how he’ll proceed with the retailer arise: Perhaps get ethical with wages? Revamp the Zellers card interest rates? Sell discount copies of Hot Shots Part Deux?
Whatever happens, Zucker has said he will n-o-t dismantle the company. And it’s not that Zucker anyways.