Drive our growth. Inspire a generation. Show the high street how it’s done. Be part of one of the most exciting and visionary names in British retail. Welcome to Debenhams. For 200 years, the passion and ambition of our people have been making us who we are. Unmistakeably unique. The future you’ll have with us is no different. It’s a future you’re in control of. A future where your individuality determines our success. A future where you’ll be someone you never thought you could be. Whether you’ve already decided your career starts with us, or you want to learn more about what we offer, you’ll find everything you need to know right here. Everyone is someone here at Debenhams. Who do you want to be? Across 240 stores, 28 countries, two UK head offices, and our online shopping channels, we do things differently to make sure we stand out. We’re a team of over 25,000 individuals. All of us with our own knowledge, enthusiasm and drive. But when you combine this talent, that’s when you discover how we set the industry benchmark for style, innovation, choice and quality. Time and time again. It’s why you only have to pass one of our stores to be inspired by the latest trends. It’s why we have a reputation for delivering the best customer service on the high street and it’s why our head offices are hubs of creative flair, analytical thinking and strategic planning. If this sounds like the kind of environment you want to make your mark on - join us.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
8,392 (est)
Debenhams was founded in 1778 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Debenhams

Angela Morrison

Angela Morrison

IT & Supply Chain Director

Debenhams Office Locations

Debenhams has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
10 Brock St

Debenhams Data and Metrics

Debenhams Financial Metrics

Debenhams's revenue was reported to be £2.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

244.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

126.2 m

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

546.1 m

Closing share price (19-Sep-2017)


Cash (03-Sep-2016)

50.7 m
Debenhams's current market capitalization is £546.1 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b1.9 b

Gross profit

291.2 m261.3 m274.7 m244.9 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


55 m28.9 m50.7 m

Accounts Receivable

22.5 m22.4 m23.7 m

Current Assets

1.6 b1.8 b2 b


600.3 m595.7 m593.6 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

(28.3 m)(23.8 m)(19 m)
GBPY, 2016


266.7 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Debenhams Market Value History

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Traffic Overview of Debenhams

Debenhams Online and Social Media Presence

Debenhams News and Updates

Sports Direct raises its bet on Debenhams

LONDON — Discount sports retailer Sports Direct raised its bet on the stock of struggling department store Debenhams. Filings on Monday show that Sports Direct now has an indirect 17.08% stake in the retailer through financial instruments. That is up from 16.09% at the end o…

'Debenhams is running up a down escalator'

LONDON — Debenhams shares are falling on Thursday morning, despite the announcement of a new digital-focused turnaround strategy from its Amazon alumni CEO. Sergio Bucher, who joined Debenhams from Amazon last year, announced a new turnaround strategy and pledging to turn it…

Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley is taking a gamble on Debenhams — but what's the end game?

LONDON — Sports Direct on Friday raised its stake in department store Debenhams for the third time in a month, as billionaire Mike Ashley continues to bemuse the market with his brinksmanship . Sports Direct, which Ashley founded, owns and is CEO of, raised its bet on Debenh…

Debenhams fails to deliver Christmas flowers and ignores my complaint

I’ve called and emailed but it can’t be bothered to respondPlease help me get an explanation for the non-delivery of a Christmas bouquet from Debenhams Flowers. I am on a mailing list and there was a half-price offer (£25 rather than £50), so I bought a festive centrepiece. On 25 November I placed t…

Probe into claim that police spy set fire to Debenhams could end by July

A court has heard that a police investigation into a claim that an undercover officer planted an incendiary device in Debenhams could be completed by JulyA Scotland Yard investigation into an allegation that an undercover police officer set fire to a high street department store while infiltrating a…
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