Pictures from across the UK, including locations such as Manchester and Gloucester show massive queues outside Debenhams department stores. A huge number of the outlets are closing for good, putting on closing down sales with huge discounts. This saw bargain hunters head
Debenhams has struggled financially over the past year and bosses have said that it can no longer survive. The retailer will close all its shops from early May, but first it will hold a big closing-down sale in some stores across England
Fashion and home items will have prices slashed by up to 70 per cent, while they’ll be 50 per cent discount on beauty items at 97 Debenhams stores. It is the final hurrah before all branches shut for good on May 15.
Following its liquidation announcement on December 1, 2020, the retailer has been carrying out its ongoing wind-down of the business – eventually, all of its 124 stores will disappear from the high street. Debenhams’ brand and assets were purchased by Boohoo Group
“Successive lockdowns and online shopping hammered sales and more than 17,000 chain stores closed for good.” So, what does this mean for the high street? In England, non-essential retailers will be able to open again on April 12. Branches could open from