Bone remnants found in the trash pits of prehistoric Indian camps along the Arkansas River basin indicate that ancient hunters once sustained themselves on Branta canadensis (commonly known as the Canada goose, and sometimes incorrectly referred to as Canadian goose). The sale of shares in the company could happen as soon as 2017 and Canada Goose, which is backed by hedge fund Bain Capital, plans to seek a valuation of about $2 billion, according to the report. From bomber-style coats to long, thigh-length styles, Canada Goose has become a fashion staple in many urban environments and is a popular pick for winter parkas in for those living in cities with some of the coldest winter conditions.
For a brand with enviable cachet, Canada Goose still has much potential for expansion in this channel. Prepare for unpredictable storms with Rain Yellow, a brand new colour exclusively available online and at Canada Goose Flagship Stores. Two inaugural Canada Goose Resource Centres are established in the Canadian Arctic.
Chances are, if you live in a major American city that gets snow in the winter, you've seen a Canada Goose jacket at one point or another. Adult Trumpeter Swans Cygnus buccinator are large birds with white feathers and black legs and feet. Spring is a very energetically demanding time in a goose's life, especially for breeding females.
Though already an international brand (its products are sold at stores throughout Asia and Europe), Canada Goose has made expansion in the US its focus recently, particularly the affluent Northeast. Let Canada Goose know that you will not buy from it as long as it uses animals for clothing.
Separately, the company said it would open three new stores in North America, adding to its seven stores across the world. We've become an ambassador for Canada, we export the Canadian brand globally, and I don't think there's another company that does that.
Precocious breeding by yearling Giant Canada Geese. So, too, the large western Canada goose subspecies. Canada geese breed all through North America, with the exception of the high Arctic and the extreme southern parts of the United States and Mexico. Instead of spreading out what Canada Goose" meant, Reiss made sure that the company made that definition more specific, more special, and ultimately more clear.
Members of the different races range in size from one of the smallest geese, the Cackling Canada Goose, which can weigh as little as 1.1 kg, to the largest of all geese, the Giant Canada Goose, which can weigh up to 8 kg. Wingspans vary between about 90 cm and 2 m. The underparts range in colour from light pearl-grey to chestnut, and even blackish brown.
Keep up with the latest urban styles in Canada Goose jackets, vests and parkas. The Canada Goose finds a mate during its second year and once paired, the geese remain together for life. Some Canada Geese breed when they are one year old, but the vast majority do not nest for the first time until they are at least two or three.
In an effort to sway the public, Canada Goose has a fur policy." Unfortunately the statements made in this policy" are not intended to inform the discussion on fur, but rather misinform the public with the sole purpose of carrying on with ‘business as usual'.
I wanted to be a writer, so this is the last thing I ever thought I would do," Reiss explains, sitting in the brand's Toronto Headquarters after 17 years as CEO of a company valued above $1.7 billion. Early settlers may have gathered Giant canada goose uk Goose eggs and rounded up and slaughtered many of the geese during the flightless moulting period.