What countries are Debenhams in?

Debenhams plc was a British department store chain operating in the United Kingdom, Denmark and the Republic of Ireland. It was founded in 1778 as a single store in London and grew to 178 locations across those countries, also owning the Danish department store chain Magasin du Nord.

Is Debenhams still in administration?

Debenhams then went into liquidation in December after the administration process failed to secure any buyers to save the business. About a month later in January, its brand, ecommerce operations and assets were purchased by Boohoo Group in a £55 million deal.

When was Debenhams founded?

1778, London, United KingdomDebenhams / Founded

Who owns Debenhams?

Online retailer Boohoo acquired Debenhams for £55 million in January this year, but the deal did not include any physical stores and instead saw all sales moved online.

What brands do Debenhams own?


  • bareMinerals.
  • Babyliss.
  • Baylis & Harding.
  • Braun.
  • Chloé
  • Are all Debenhams closing?

    The sale of items is part of the liquidation process which will see the eventual closure of all of Debenhams’ 118 stores after Boohoo bought the brand but not the bricks and mortar. Two final waves of store closures will occur on Wednesday 12 May and Saturday 15 May 2021.

    Is Oasis part of Debenhams?

    Boohoo Group owns PrettyLittleThing, Nasty Gal, MissPap, Karen Millen, Oasis & Warehouse, and Boohoo. Geoff Rowley, Debenhams’ joint administrator from FRP Advisory, described the deal with Boohoo as “creating the opportunity for a new Debenhams-branded business to emerge in a different shape beyond the pandemic”.

    Why is Debenhams called Debenhams?

    In 1778, William Clark opened a drapers store at 44 Wigmore Street in London’s West End, where he sold expensive fabrics, bonnets, gloves and parasols. Some decades later, William Debenham invested in the firm in 1813 and it was renamed Clark & Debenham.

    Who is the CEO of Debenhams?

    Stefaan Vansteenkiste (Aug 8, 2019–)Debenhams / CEO

    Where do Debenhams make their clothes?

    Debenhams is to launch an own brand entirely made in Britain, and has put out a call to manufacturers to help supply the label. The department store chain is calling on UK suppliers to get in touch so it can grow domestic production.