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Debenhams: A Company Profile

PUBLISHED: 15:23 31 May 2012 | UPDATED: 21:27 20 February 2013

Debenhams: A Company Profile

Debenhams: A Company Profile

With 167 UK and Ireland based stores and 61 partnered franchises in countries ranging from Armenia to Vietnam, Debenhams has a reputation as one of the leading global retailers.

With 167 UK and Ireland based stores and 61 partnered franchises in countries ranging from Armenia to Vietnam, Debenhams has a reputation as one of the leading global retailers.



From its humble origins in 1778 as a family owned shop named Drapers, to its current guise as a member of the London Stock Exchange, Debenhams has built and maintained its success based on three core principles; to offer their customers greater value, a wider choice and excellent service across every area in which they trade.



Debenhams strives to be at the forefront of modern consumer habits and has created an online shopping experience utilised by nearly three million people a month. The company has also launched a series of smart phone apps to help make shopping at Debenhams as easy and simple as possible. The apps allow customers to receive news, offers and information about Debenhams through a variety of social media outlets including Facebook and Twitter.



Debenhams is committed to doing what it can to help improve the world around us. The Debenhams Think Pink Initiative funnels contributions to one of three nominated Breast Cancer Charities with the goals of helping to improve diagnosis and provide new treatments for Breast Cancer. In recent years the company has also raised money for Children in Need, the Disasters Emergency Committee, Movember and the NSPCC.



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