Debenhams is a leading international, multi-channel brand with a proud British heritage. Giving its customers around the world a unique, differentiated and exclusive mix of own brands, international brands and concessions.
Debenhams has been investing in British design for 20 years through its exclusive Designers at Debenhams portfolio of brands. Current designers include Ted Baker, Jeff Banks, Jasper Conran, Erickson Beamon, FrostFrench, Henry Holland, Roksanda Illincic, Betty Jackson, Jonathan Kelsey, Carol Lake, Ben de Lisi, Julien Macdonald, Melissa Odabash, Jane Packer, Jenny Packham, Pearce Fionda, Preen, Janet Reger, John Rocha, Jonathan Saunders, Lisa Stickley, Yukari Sweeney, Ashley Thomas, Eric Van Peterson and Matthew Williamson.
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Debenhams trades out of 240 stores across 28 countries and is available online in 70 countries.
The first store outside London opened in Cheltenham in 1818 and it was an exact replica of the Wigmore Street store.
By 1950, Debenhams was the largest department store group in the UK, owning 84 companies and 110 stores.
In 1997 the first international franchise store opened in Bahrain.