Hudson (NASDAQ: HSON) is a leading provider of specialized, professional recruitment, contract professionals and talent management services worldwide. With more than 2,000 employees in approximately 20 countries, we help our clients achieve greater organizational performance by attracting, selecting, engaging and developing the best and brightest people for their businesses.

Getting the best from talented people begins with a well-crafted recruiting strategy to attract individuals with the capacity for success. It also takes reliable, accurate assessment and selection methodologies. And it requires effective solutions to engage, develop and retain people, underscored by a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. Hudson partners with clients in all these endeavors, delivering specialized professional staffing, outsourcing and talent management solutions.

From single placements to total outsourced solutions, we translate human capital strategies into practical actions and measurable results. Beyond placing candidates into contract, consulting and direct roles, we help clients implement effective long-term recruiting and retention strategies. Our underlying goal is to improve performance at every level, so that the whole becomes greater than the sum of each individual’s expertise.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
1,600 (est)
Hudson is headquartered in New York, US

Key People/Management at Hudson

Stephen Nolan

Stephen Nolan

Chief Executive Officer
Alexis De Bretteville

Alexis De Bretteville

Chief Executive Officer, Europe
Lori Hock

Lori Hock

Chief Executive Officer, Hudson Americas
Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific
Ivan De Witte

Ivan De Witte

Chairman, Europe

Hudson Office Locations

Hudson has offices in New York, Tampa, Chicago, Sydney and in 7 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
1325 6th Ave
Chicago, US
1150 La Salle Hotel 2 N LA Salle St
Tampa, US
690 4301 W Boy Scout Blvd
Sydney, AU
19 20 Bond St
Beijing, CN
Unit 408, North Tower, Beijing Kerry Centre, No.1 Guang Hua Road
Shanghai, CN
Hongyi Plaza, No. 288 Jiujiang Road
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Hudson Financials and Metrics

Hudson Financials

Hudson's revenue was reported to be $422.7 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

118.1 m

Net income (Q3, 2017)

(848 k)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(101 k)

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

42.4 m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

16.8 m


33.8 m
Hudson's current market capitalization is $42.4 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


660.1 m581.2 m463.2 m422.7 m

Revenue growth, %



(26.8 m)(17.5 m)3.2 m(7.6 m)

EBIT margin, %

USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


163.6 m161.9 m167.4 m149.3 m124.3 m122.7 m110 m101.2 m113.1 m108.1 m103.4 m113.6 m118.1 m

General and administrative expense

58.7 m59.6 m63.6 m58.5 m52.2 m53.6 m45.6 m43.6 m48.3 m43.3 m42.3 m

Operating expense total

58.7 m59.6 m63.6 m58.5 m52.2 m56.6 m48.8 m43.6 m48.3 m43.3 m42.3 m


(5.1 m)(3.7 m)(3.4 m)(5.1 m)(6.7 m)13.6 m(3.8 m)(3.7 m)(2.4 m)(786 k)(725 k)2.3 m(101 k)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


37.4 m34 m37.7 m21.3 m

Current Assets

132 m118.9 m106.1 m84.1 m


13.8 m9.8 m7.9 m7 m

Total Assets

158.8 m139.7 m124.9 m101.8 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


33.2 m22.1 m17.9 m18.8 m13.9 m34.8 m36.4 m31.9 m24.9 m17.4 m14.8 m14.9 m16.8 m

Current Assets

142.2 m132.9 m128.7 m123.9 m101.7 m118.8 m109.3 m102.3 m97.2 m87.2 m86.7 m93 m93.1 m


16.4 m14.1 m14.9 m12 m8.9 m8.2 m7.8 m7.9 m7.4 m7.3 m7 m6.5 m6.2 m

Total Assets

174.9 m159.5 m155.9 m147 m121.2 m137.3 m128.4 m121.8 m115.9 m104.9 m104.6 m110 m109.8 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(30.4 m)(13.2 m)2.3 m(8.8 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4 m5.6 m3.8 m3.1 m

Accounts Receivable

19.4 m(7.1 m)(1.3 m)(582 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 m(17.8 m)(17.4 m)(9.4 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(5 m)(4.5 m)(4.4 m)(7 m)(6.8 m)13.9 m(2.1 m)(3.5 m)(6.6 m)(8.5 m)(1.3 m)(88 k)(936 k)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5 m1.5 m1.5 m1.5 m1.1 m974 k955 k688 k805 k801 k666 k

Accounts Payable

4.4 m4.5 m5.1 m4 m4 m6.5 m
Y, 2017


-334.8 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Hudson Market Value History

Hudson's Web-traffic and Trends

Hudson Online and Social Media Presence

Hudson News and Updates

Ivanka Trump Opens Her Very First Store in Time for Christmas

The first daughter's new Trump tower store shows her fashion label is doubling down on plans to reach consumers directly rather than relying on wholesale partners like Macy’s and Hudson’s Bay.

Hudson's Bay Posts Wider-Than-Expected Loss on Lower Retail Sales

The owner of the Saks Fifth Avenue luxury retailer said comparable sales during the quarter were impacted by lower traffic and deeper discounts.

Hudson’s Bay reaches agreement with activist investor Litt on Rhone investment: Reuters

Canadian luxury retailer Hudson’s Bay Co (HBC) said on Friday it reached an agreement with shareholder Land & Buildings, under which the U.S. activist hedge fund investor would withdraw its appeal against the conditional approval given for an investment by Rhône Capital.

Here's why videos of a woman tapping a hairbrush and Margot Robbie spreading Vegemite on toast have become internet sensations

Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is a tingling sensation that occurs when some people hear soft sounds, such as whispered voices or the poof of a bag of chips opening.  Awareness of the sensation was initially limited to a small group, but in recent years, it's entered the mainstream…

Hudson's Bay Investors Urge Debt Reduction

The department store chain's shareholders want it to return cash to them and not invest the proceeds in traditional retail operations.

Soon You May Be Renting Your Work Clothes

Rent the Runway started out catering to women wanting one night of high fashion. Now its doubling down on subscriptions for the whole work week.
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