Debenhams is an industry-retailing company, with a variety of products like clothing, house ware, accessories and cosmetics. They have a variety of products for men, women and children. Shoes, beauty products, electrical appliances, are also available here. They even offer wedding services for interested parties. They are a shop that operates under a department store format. The company sells their products through a number of brand names that they own under their own right. Debenhams has become an iconic company in the UK and has even reached other shores, bringing their first class products and customer service to other countries.
Debenhams was founded in 1778, with a single shop in London. Back in those times, the store was under the name, Flint and Clark. Since then, their name has undergone many changes to accommodate the addition of new owners to the company. Now, they have branched out to 160 stores worldwide. Debenhams has stores even in Malaysia and Indonesia, even in the Philippines.
During times of economic crisis and hard trading times, the company introduced the “Designers at Debenhams” campaign. This was a revolutionary idea that made designer brands to available to the ordinary man by selling these items at affordable prices. This garnered them the Fashion Contribution to Design Award in 2009 by the British Design Awards Committee.
The company has won a number of awards, including the Best Department Store at the Company Fashion Awards in 2009 and at the GMTV LK Today High Street Awards. They also received a Drapers Etail Award for Best Use of Social Media, such as Twitter and Facebook. Their website also garnered the Best Website Shopping at the Comfort Prima High Street Fashion Awards for 2010.
From January to June of 2010, Debenhams website ranked Number 8 based on market share visits among all UK websites in the Hitwise Shopping and Classifieds – Department Store category.
To get the award-winning Debenhams experience you can walk in to any of their stores or you can visit their website and start shopping the Debenhams way!
The page at Debenhams Online is a fantastic resource to keep updated on all of the best offers that Debenhams has available.Happy Shopping (online of course!)
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