Debenhams is a British multinational retailer operating under a department store format in the United Kingdom and Ireland with franchise stores in other countries. The Company sells a range of men's, women's, and children's clothing, cosmetics, household items and furniture, bicycles, luggage, garden products, flowers, and giftware.

Type
Public
HQ
Greater London, GB
Founded
1778
Size (employees)
27,082 (est)-2%
Debenhams was founded in 1778 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB
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Key People/Management at Debenhams

Sergio Bucher

Sergio Bucher

Chief Executive Officer
Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Chief Financial Officer
Stephen Ingham

Stephen Ingham

Independent Non-Executive Director
Peter Fitzgerald

Peter Fitzgerald

Independent Non-Executive Director
Terry Duddy

Terry Duddy

Senior Independent Director
Nicky Kinnaird

Nicky Kinnaird

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Debenhams Office Locations

Debenhams has offices in Swansea, Bartlesville, Sunderland, Stratford-upon-Avon and in 111 other locations
Greater London, GB (HQ)
Regent's Place
Derry, GB
Foyleside Shopping Centre Orchard St
Ellesmere Port, GB
Kinsey Rd
Glasgow City, GB
Barrhead Rd
Greater London, GB
Oxford St
Huntington, GB
Monks Cross Dr
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Debenhams Financials and Metrics

Debenhams Financials

Debenhams's revenue was reported to be £2.34 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.3% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

1.3 b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

130.6 m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

9.9%

Net income (H1, 2018)

10.8 m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

17.8 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

536.9 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

0.4

Cash (3-Mar-2018)

39.1 m

EV

785.1 m
Debenhams's current market capitalization is £536.9 m.
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2.3 b2.3 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %

11%1%0%

Cost of goods sold

2 b2 b2.1 b

Gross profit

299.2 m293.4 m264.8 m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b

Cost of goods sold

1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b

Gross profit

188.3 m192.4 m192.6 m130.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

14%14%14%10%
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

32.7 m56.3 m40 m

Accounts Receivable

25.3 m27.9 m28.6 m

Inventories

331.6 m326.3 m317.8 m

Current Assets

459.7 m502.8 m445.5 m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

37.3 m35.8 m40 m39.1 m

Accounts Receivable

69.1 m75.6 m78.4 m84.7 m

Inventories

335.4 m329.1 m318 m318.3 m

Current Assets

458.5 m474.1 m477.2 m444.4 m
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

113.5 m105.8 m59 m

Depreciation and Amortization

104.2 m108.6 m109.5 m

Inventories

14.3 m5 m8.8 m

Accounts Payable

(5.4 m)(7.3 m)(800 k)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

88.9 m93.8 m87.8 m13.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

51.6 m53.3 m55 m58.1 m

Inventories

9.3 m2.5 m8.4 m(500 k)

Accounts Payable

(900 k)10.1 m18.1 m42.4 m
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

44.1 x

EV/CFO

6.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Debenhams Operating Metrics

H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018

Department Stores

246 248 253 250 247 246 241

Suppliers

1.25 k500 1 k

Apparel Factories

941 896 939

Countries

60 60 60
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Debenhams Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
D2T America, Inc.
Magasin du Nord
Debenhams Retail plc
Debenhams Group Holdings Limited
Debenhams Ireland
Debenhams Finance Holdings Limited
A/S Th. Wessel & Vett, Magasin du Nord
Magasin November 13, 2009£12.30 m
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Debenhams News and Updates

The UK Clothing Market 2017-2021

ReportsWeb.com published “Clothing Market” from its database. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Debenhams Stock Sinks as CFO Exits

Following a holiday season where consumers shifted to retailers like Amazon, full-year pretax profit will be at the lower end of forecasts.

JD Sports Sprints Ahead on Demand for Trainers, Track Pants

The British retailer plans to look overseas for further growth after bucking a gloomy UK retail sector by boosting annual profit by a quarter.

Is the UK’s high street crisis a harbinger of wider economic doom?

Is Britain’s retail sector in crisis? If the latest analysis from the law firm Linklaters is to be believed then yes, very much so. It found high street stalwarts such as Debenhams, Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Morrisons are, quite literally, under attack from hedge funds who have, for the p…
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