Debenhams is an established retailer with a large network of stores. They sell clothes for men, women and children, as well as food, cosmetics, homewares, furniture, soft furnishings, jewellery, footwear, bags, purses, lingerie, fragrances, toys and gift items. They started in England but now operate all over the UK, Ireland and even in Denmark. In the UK, they currently have more than 160 outlets where customers can buy their products. The Debenhams product range is very extensive, with concessions in-store from many of the biggest and best known brands, especially within the clothing sphere. Oasis, Coast, Miss Selfridge, Wallis and Red Herring are just some of the brands that you can find here. Many branches also have cafes in-store and some even have branches of Costa Coffee inside.

Debenhams Opening Times And Store Locations

Their stores are spread out in many locations within the UK. They can be found in small-to-large shopping centres, retail parks and in the high streets of major towns and cities. In fact, their 160-and-counting stores are found in more than 150 cities, meaning they are widely dispersed. This means more of the general public has a store close to hand. Some locations will have more than one store nearby. Residents of London, Birmingham and Glasgow have the most Debenhams establishments in their local area. Spotting one of their branches in these three cities and their other locations is easy due to the company’s recognisable branding. Their logo is usually displayed on the storefront and simply reads the company name in black text on a white background.

Most of their stores work from the same schedule and have the same Debenhams opening times. On weekdays and on Saturdays, their branches are open between 9am and 6pm. On Sundays, Debenhams opening times are reduced to 10.30am until 5pm. However, some stores may operate differently due to being located in a significantly busier area, or if they are part of a shopping centre that runs late shopping events. has a simple solution to find the exact Debenhams opening times of a particular branch. Their branch-checker tool is free and easy to use. It is strongly recommended to consult a specific store’s opening times on New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas, Boxing Day and on bank holidays. These days and periods are likely to cause disruptions to regular Debenhams opening times and some stores may even be closed. Checking opening times in advance will ensure you don’t have a wasted trip.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Debenhams

Debenhams may be a well-known retailer in the UK and overseas, yet, there are many things about the business’s history and the way they operate that people are not aware of. These include:

  • They are over 200 years old
  • They have stores in Denmark
  • They employ over 25,000 people
  • The first store was set up in London
  • They no longer sell animal furs

Products And Services

Debenhams is a retailer with many different products. They sell clothes for men, women and children. These clothes extend from staple wardrobe items such as jeans, trousers, skirts and tops to accessories. Some of them are made under the Debenhams name while others are branded. Debenhams also run their own range of designer range known as "Designers at Debenhams". They also have a department devoted specifically to wedding attire. Their homeware department is one of their largest and offers customers the chance to buy items for the bedroom, bathroom, dining room and more. All of their products can be bought in store or can be purchased on their official website for home delivery. They also have a loyalty programme so repeat customers are rewarded with discounts.

A Brief History

William Clark opened the first store in 1778. Around 35 years later, William Debenham became William Clark’s business partner and the company was renamed Clark & Debenham - but was later renamed again to Cavendish House. In 1837, Clark retired and William Debenham took control with his assistants. The business continued to expand over its long history and is one of the most successful retailers in the UK. Mike Ashley, the majority owner of Sports Direct, has recently increased his stake in the company.

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