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

CEO
Matt Smith

Matt Smith

CFO
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 Revenue

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Debenhams's revenue was reported to be £2.06 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

Cash (3-Mar-2018)

39.1 m

EV

785.1 m
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2 b2.2 b1.7 b1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.7 b1.8 b1.4 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b1.8 b1.9 b2 b2 b2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %

6%6%4%0%3%0%11%1%0%

Cost of goods sold

1.8 b1.8 b1.4 b1.2 b1.2 b1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.9 b1.8 b

Gross profit

271.4 m363.9 m249.7 m196.8 m198.9 m230.9 m240.4 m244.6 m186.4 m285.7 m313 m287.3 m258.9 m265.4 m301.8 m301.8 m282.2 m291.2 m261.3 m274.7 m244.9 m236.8 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, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

52.9 m56.2 m8.6 m9.8 m8.9 m12.9 m15.8 m15.7 m14.9 m16.1 m21.6 m71.8 m25.8 m181.1 m53.5 m22 m40.2 m33.2 m55 m28.9 m50.7 m31.5 m

Accounts Receivable

21.8 m28.3 m13.5 m12.8 m12 m16.9 m20.1 m18.8 m10.3 m10.5 m21.1 m25.8 m13.2 m21.4 m17.6 m19.9 m18.6 m17.4 m22.5 m22.4 m24.7 m25.2 m

Inventories

260.2 m277.1 m173 m177.2 m195.3 m211.1 m203.5 m202.7 m167.6 m197.5 m207.9 m228.1 m222.1 m253.9 m269.7 m290.9 m300.2 m317.9 m304.1 m293.6 m284.4 m275.2 m

Current Assets

387 m399.5 m209.4 m221.8 m248.3 m275.4 m277.5 m285.6 m740.4 m1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1 b1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.8 b2 b2.1 b
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, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

68.4 m9 m246.7 m89.6 m85.4 m96.2 m106.4 m103.6 m183.7 m149.6 m232.7 m165 m163.7 m158.8 m168.7 m165.8 m141.2 m190.4 m107.4 m116.4 m126.2 m87.9 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
Magasin November 13, 2009£12.30 m
A/S Th. Wessel & Vett, Magasin du Nord
D2T America, Inc.
Debenhams Finance Holdings Limited
Debenhams Group Holdings Limited
Debenhams Ireland
Debenhams Retail plc
Magasin du Nord

Debenhams Revenue Breakdown

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Debenhams revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 18.9% from International and 81.1% from UK

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Debenhams Online and Social Media Presence

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Debenhams News and Updates

Debenhams Issues Third Profit Warning This Year

Struggling to compete with online rivals, the British department store plunged as much as 20 percent.

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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.
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Debenhams Company Life and Culture

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