Bed Bath and Beyond

The Complete Guide To Shopping At The Bed Bath and Beyond Canada

Over view of the Company

The Bed Bath and Beyond Canada is a subsidiary of bed bath and beyond Inc that operates retail stores in the US, Canada and also in Mexico.  The company also operates under the name Harmon Face Values, Christmas Tree Shops, buybuy BABY and Harmon in the United States. It acquired the already mentioned retail stores in 2002.

The company operates the Home & More retails stores under joint venture in Mexico.  The Bed Bath and Beyond Canada like its parent company sells various types of merchandise that includes home furnishings, giftware, domestics merchandise, toddler & infant merchandise and beauty & health care items.   It offers one stop shopping for various gadgets and merchandise.

Like most other businesses in the US and Canada, it has had its ups and downs but generally has been doing well. It is already among the favorite shopping centers in the US and in Canada.  Its long opening hours and strategic locations have made it the choice of most customers including the working that have time only in the weekends and the late hours of the weekdays.

The already stated bed bath and beyond Inc was founded in the year 1971. At its inception, the store sold only bathroom accessories and bed linens. It has over the years grown and now it has very many stores in the Canada and in the United States.  The corporate headquarters of the company are situated in the New Jersey state in the United States.

The physical location of the headquarters is 650 Liberty Avenue at the Union, NJ, 07083.  It is at the headquarters where the central operations and management of the stores is rolled out. Each of the stores however has some autonomy.  The stores can vary in their opening hours depending on the local circumstances and conditions. The opening hours may be extended during festivities and holidays when there are very many customers.

The bed bath and beyond Inc stores are more than 1,100 in total and they are of various sizes.  Most of them range between 20,000 and 50,000 sq. ft. Some of the stores are however large and may be more than 80.000 sq. ft.

Listing of the company at the stock exchange

The bed bath and beyond Inc has its shares traded on American NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations).  It is also listed at the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange). Its stock symbol is BBBY.  These shares are included in the NASDAQ-100 Index, Standard and Poor’s (S&Ps) 500 and in the Global 1200 Indices.

Global ranking of the company

The company has been counted in the Forbes top 2000 global companies and also in the Fortune’s top 500 global companies.

The opening and operations of the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada

The very first Bed Bath and Beyond Canada store opened towards end of the year 2007.  The first store opened in the Ontario city of Canada at the popular Bayview Glen Center on December 2007. It was the first international store dealing with home furnishings that had been set up by an American retailer. It was of its own kind and was received with a lot of enthusiasm and excitement by most Canadians. It recorded good sales of home décor, bedding, house ware, and furniture and dinner ware.

At the moment, there are stores that are spread in Canada in the Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island and the Nova Scotia. The opening hours of the stores may vary depending on the location of the store.  Most of the stores operate between 9.00 am and 9.00 pm on the days of the week (Monday to Friday).  Most others also open from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm on Saturdays. On Sundays, most of them open between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm.

Some stores however have a different opening schedule and you are advised to make proper enquiries about your nearest store. For example, the store at the Charlottetown at the Prince Edward Island opens from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm from Monday to Saturday but its closed all  the Sundays.  Similarly, the store in Whitby opens from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday it opens from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm. The store at the Dartmouth in Nova Scotia opens from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm from Monday to Saturday and on Sunday it opens from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm. The stores that are located in the busy streets of the major Canadian streets may even operate for longer hours.

As at the beginning of 2010, there were total of sixteen Bed Bath and Beyond Canada stores. To get the address and location of your nearest store you need to visit BedBathBeyond.ca sop that you can get the right Goggle maps and other full details.  To get the particular information about a specific store you should click the compass icon that is located at the homepage of the website at the top right.

The size of the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada stores range from 20,000 sq. ft to 80,000 sq. ft. The bed bath and beyond stores in the Whitby, Calgary and Ontario include department of giftware and fine tabletop. These stores also offer the Bridal and Gift registry that can be visited online. 

The Bed Bath and Beyond Canada locations

You can get all the merchandise that you direly need to make your home a better place including home furnishings, giftware, domestics merchandise, toddler & infant merchandise and beauty & health care items at the following locations in Canada.

  1. Brampton, Ontario
  2. Calgary, Alberta
  3. Central City (Surrey), British Columbia
  4. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  5. Coquitlam, British Columbia
  6. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  7. Edmonton, Alberta
  8. Mississauga, Ontario
  9. Newmarket, Ontario
  10. Oakville, Ontario
  11. Ottawa, Ontario
  12. Richmond Hill, Ontario
  13. Rocky View, Ontario
  14. South Edmonton, Alberta
  15. West Edmonton, Alberta
  16. Whitby, Ontario

The bed bath and beyond is among the leading domestic merchandise and decorative home furnishing companies in Canada.  The store is known as the ultimate source and collection of bathroom and bedroom furnishings, home décor and cookware.

From the year 2002,  the parent company of the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada; the bed bath and beyond Inc acquired the Harmon Stores  that deal with the retailing of beauty and healthcare products, the Christmas Tree Shop that  retails household and giftware items and the buybuy BABY  that retails toddler and Infant merchandise. You can get all the stated items and other related products at affordable price at the nearest bed bath and beyond store in Canada.

You can also get the products over the internet by visiting the official website of the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada.  The advantage of purchasing online is that you can benefit from the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada coupons that you can redeem for rewards. With these coupons you can also make very great savings on your purchases. You can also benefit from free shipping offers to any apart of Canada. There are various sites that deal with the coupons and promotions. You should conduct the necessary research to ensure that the site you are dealing with is legit. You should also ensure that the coupon is valid and has not been redeemed and is not expired.

Like most other stores that sell what are called ‘discretionary products’, the bed bath and beyond stores in general including those in Canada do not perform very well during economic recession. They however perform very well and realize good sales during the economic booms and when there are festivities and other seasons in which people need to acquire accessories and luxurious goods.

The company encountered stiff competition from Linen ‘n’ Things but the former went in to bankruptcy that forced it to wind up its business.  At the present, the retailer faces competition from the local Canadian stores that sell similar merchandise. It is sometimes forced to lower its prices or issue great discounts to its Canadian customers and this has the effect of reducing its profits though it may increase the sales for a short while.

In the neighboring US, the main competitor of the bed bath and beyond is the Wal-Mart Stores. This notwithstanding, as the Canadian economy continues to take some positive growth, more and more people are expected to acquire the accessories and discretionary merchandise and so the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada is expected to realize good profits in the future.

How to make great savings with the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada printable coupons

To attract new customers and retain the existing ones, the store continues to conduct various promotions. For instance when you sign for its emails, you will get a 20% coupon that is printable.  Once you sign up for the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada e-newsletter you will immediately receive 20% coupon that is printable right in your inbox.  The store has most of the devices and products that you need to make your home very beautiful.

To all the Canadian local and foreign students, the store recently launched the section referred to as ‘Off to University’ in which you will find all that you need during your higher education and studies at the campus.  The expiry date of the coupon is dependent on when you sign up for the email. Ideally it takes about two weeks from the date of signing up for the mail. This is however subject the prevailing terms and conditions that are set by the store and they may be changed, varied or amended anytime without the notice of the customers.

The store is ranked and rated highly as one of those places in which you can get very exciting Canadian deals.  The newsletter and emails will also notify you of the latest offers and deals from the store.  Once you sign up for the email or newsletter just check your email inbox. You will find the email from the inbox. If you cannot find it in your inbox just check your spam inbox.

If the email enters the spam inbox do not forget to list the bed bath and beyond email in your contacts so that you can get future emails right in to your inbox. You will find a link in which you should click so as to retrieve the coupon.  You just need to print this coupon and then take it to your nearest Bed Bath and Beyond Canada and make the great savings.  This offer and the very many others that the store offers are some of reasons why it is the choice and favorite of very many people.

The product categories that you can get at the store include plates, utensils, furniture, home décor, electronics, furniture, luggage, bath supplies, kitchen equipment, bedding, and various other items.  It advises its coupons in the newspapers, emails and also over the internet.  To suit the various needs and interests of the customers, the store offers various coupons including the coupons of $5 off, the 20% off on one item and very many other exciting discounts.

Be sure to search for the specific coupons and codes for the Bed Bath and Beyond Canada.  The ones for the United States may not work properly if your order your product of choice from the online Canadian bed bath and beyond stores.  The store is also known for offering discounts on products that are vital for the everyday or holiday needs.  These coupons will help you make savings on your cooking or home furnishing needs.

The responses and views of the ‘BEYOND’ part in the bed bath and beyond name

The ‘Beyond’ part of the bed bath and beyond has attracted some jokes in some television programs.  These include the US television programs like The Simpsons, Ugly Americans, Good Eats, Family Guy, Yin Yang Yo, Futurama and the Will & Grace.  For example, in the Simpsons program, Homer (an actor in the programme) purchased a gun from the Bloodbath and beyond. The name of the shop in the program is a very close imitation of the bed bath and beyond stores.

The Beyond part also featured prominently in a 2006 comedy by the  Adam Sandler and Christopher Walken that was popularly known as the Click.  In another movie popular referred to as The Other Guys one of the starring actors Gene Mauch (real name, Michael Keaton) who acts the police captain is also employed at the bed bath and beyond. To the management of the stores, the jokes of the beyond part of their store name is welcome because it just makes the stores popular among the potential customers.