Debenhams is a leading international, multi-channel department store destination with a proud British heritage which trades from over 200 stores across 18 countries. Debenhams gives its customers around the world a unique, differentiated and exclusive mix of own brands, international brands and concessions.
In the UK, Debenhams has a top five market share in womenswear and menswear and a top ten share in childrenswear. It is a market leader in premium health and beauty. Its customer website www.debenhams.com is one of the top 10 retail websites in the UK and a leading online retailer of premium beauty, with over 200 million visitors per annum.
Debenhams has been investing in British design for 20 years through its exclusive Designers at Debenhams portfolio of brands. Current designers include Jasper Conran, Patrick Grant, Hannah Gibbins, Julien Macdonald, Savannah Miller, Jenny Packham, Preen and Matthew Williamson. A number of brands exclusive to Debenhams generate turnover of £50-100m each, such as Mantaray, J for Jasper, Maine New England and Principles.
Debenhams has around 130 UK stores, with nationwide representation on high streets, in shopping malls and on retail parks. The group also owns the leading department store retailer in Denmark, Magasin du Nord, which operates seven stores and a leading Danish website. The group works with franchise partners around the world, with approximately 50 Debenhams stores trading in markets including the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South East Asia.