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Debenhams is a multinational retailer operating under a department store format 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.

HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)26,000(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£2.3 B
Share Price (Oct 2017)£0.4(-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Debenhams

Sergio Bucher

Sergio Bucher

Matt Smith

Matt Smith

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 London and Wythenshawe
London, GB (HQ)
348 Oxford St, Marylebone
Wythenshawe, GB
Tilson Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate
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Debenhams Financials and Metrics

Debenhams Revenue

Debenhams's revenue was reported to be £2.28 b in FY, 2018

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Debenhams's current market capitalization is £536.9 m.
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Debenhams Operating Metrics

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Debenhams Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MagasinNovember 13, 2009£12.3 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 business segment: 80.5% from UK STORE AND ONLINE RETAIL and 19.5% from FRANCHISE AND ONLINE

Debenhams Cybersecurity Score

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Debenhams Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Debenhams Online and Social Media Presence

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Debenhams News and Updates

Debenhams launches marketplace powered by the firm behind Boohoo's site

Debenhams has launched a new online marketplace, powered by the same firm behind Boohoo’s website. It comes after Debenhams, once The post Debenhams launches marketplace powered by the firm behind Boohoo's site appeared first on CityAM.

Boohoo to bolster Debenhams stores and e-commerce sites in the Middle East

Boohoo, which bought Debenhams for £55m, has partnered with the Alshaya group to bolster the ex-high street staple’s presence in The post Boohoo to bolster Debenhams stores and e-commerce sites in the Middle East appeared first on CityAM.

Debenhams could return to the high street to land beauty deals for Boohoo

Boohoo is reportedly in talks about opening a Debenhams store to land deals with beauty and cosmetic brands that want The post Debenhams could return to the high street to land beauty deals for Boohoo appeared first on CityAM.

boohoo revenues jump by a third after launch of digital Debenhams store

An online fashion retailer has announced that its revenues have increased by more than 30 per cent across the last three months. Boohoo, which owns several brands including PrettyLittleThing and Karen Millen, reported a 32 per cent revenue growth for the last quarter. The group said that its revenue…

Debenhams Closes U.K. Outlet Doors for Last Time, BBC Reports

Debenhams Closes U.K. Outlet Doors for Last Time, BBC Reports

Global Vegan Cosmetics Market- Coty Inc., Debenhams Plc, e.l.f. Beauty Inc., Among Others to Contribute to the Market Growth

NEW YORK, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The vegan cosmetics market is poised to grow by USD 3.32 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. Here is an Exclusive report talking about Market scenarios, Estimates, the impact of lockdown, and...
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Debenhams Blogs


PRIZE DRAW TERMS AND CONDITIONS   “ONLY AND SONS AW19 prize draw”   The Prize Draw will run on Monday 14th October and requires entrants to follow both Debenhams Mens and ONLY AND SONS Instagram page, comment on the specified Instagram telling us why they should win for the chance to win one years w…

Urban Decay X Lauren Nicole

We spent the day with model and influencer Lauren Nicole (@laurennicolefk) in some of her favourite Debenhams pieces, getting the low-down on her style and beauty tips. Pairing her spring summer-ready looks with some of her most-loved Urban Decay products, read on to steal Lauren’s style AND the mak…

The Antigua holiday guide

Every month we’re bringing you a brand new destination guide in collaboration with our travel partner Virgin Holidays. This month we’re escaping to the Caribbean, come away with us as we explore the best things to do and pack on an Antigua holiday. The month: Okay, so maybe April in the British Isle…

How to cook: The perfect roast

Easter is the perfect time to get everyone together for a big lunch with all the trimmings. Gather your family and head for the table with this crowd-pleasing menu that will have everyone wanting seconds.  The smell of succulent roast beef with crispy roast potatoes, sweet carrots and latherings of …

The eggcelent Easter gift guide

Give the Easter Bunny a run for his money with our favourite Easter gift ideas for kids. Looking to avoid the chocolate-fuelled sugar rush this Easter? Or maybe you just want to give your little ducklings something that will last longer than Easter Monday… Either way, we went on an Easter gift hunt …

The April fashion haul

If April showers set the tone for the whole month then this April fashion haul is going to get you set for the entire summer. April’s here, the evenings are getting longer and it’s time to start building your summer lookbook. Start layering now with florals, midi skirts and coloured denim and come s…
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Debenhams Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Debenhams founded?

    Debenhams was founded in 1778.

  • Who are Debenhams key executives?

    Debenhams's key executives are Sergio Bucher, Matt Smith and Stephen Ingham.

  • How many employees does Debenhams have?

    Debenhams has 26,000 employees.

  • What is Debenhams revenue?

    Latest Debenhams annual revenue is £2.3 b.

  • What is Debenhams revenue per employee?

    Latest Debenhams revenue per employee is £87.6 k.

  • Who are Debenhams competitors?

    Competitors of Debenhams include John Lewis, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer.

  • Where is Debenhams headquarters?

    Debenhams headquarters is located at 348 Oxford St, Marylebone, London.

  • Where are Debenhams offices?

    Debenhams has offices in London and Wythenshawe.

  • How many offices does Debenhams have?

    Debenhams has 2 offices.