Debenhams - Debenhams Department Store Information
Debenhams is Britain's favourite department store chain
with 108 stores throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Although their heritage stretches back to as early as 1778 the
first Debenhams Department store opened in 1905. Since
then subsequent investment, acquisitions and development in key
locations throughout the UK has lead to their success in the UK
retail industry. In 2004 sales were just under £2,000 million
with profits recorded at £300 million. They currently hold
around 16% of the market share and aim to open a further 20 stores
between 2004 - 2008.
With figures such as those above it comes as no surprise that
Debenhams is a household name in the UK offering over fifty
exclusive designer, around five hundred international brands and
a variety of own brands, the latter of which accounts for approximately
50% of their annual turnover. Overall this combination of brands
and designers ensures a diverse range of products aimed at all
age levels and tastes. Customer loyalty is further enhanced by
their own store Debenhams card.
Debenhams offer a wide range of different methods. As well as
store shopping their home shopping service, Debenhams Direct,
is available via catalogue and online shopping. The web site offers
a wide range of Debenhams store products as well as products only
available from their catalogue. Furthermore their web site also
offers a wide range of supplementary services for home shopping
including Debenhams flowers for home delivery of flower
bouquets including next day or same day service for those last
Debenhams wedding (award winning) service is also available
online via their Internet site to help you plan and organize your
For great quality in women, men's and children's fashion along
with contemporary homewares at great prices Debenhams one-stop
online department store.