Debenhams

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‘Retail has changed so much’: local makers lead the rebirth of the department store
Artisans and craftspeople are moving into major high street sites with innovative small-scale outlets

Sarah Butler and Steven Morris

08, Sep, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Fifth of BHS stores empty five years after chain closed
Analysis of UK high streets suggests gaps left by department stores may be permanent

Joanna Partridge

28, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Boohoo to sell its brands in Debenhams stores in Middle East
Online retailer strikes deal with Kuwait’s Alshaya Group to launch in franchise stores and online

Joanna Partridge

14, Jul, 2021 @8:55 AM

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Boohoo reports strong clothes sales amid online shopping boom
Fashion retailer says revenues grew 32% in three months to May even as Covid-19 lockdowns eased

Julia Kollewe and Sarah Butler

15, Jun, 2021 @4:12 PM

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Debenhams bows out after 200 years leaving town centres counting the cost
Venerable department store chain closes its doors as other retailers struggle to survive on the high street

Sarah Butler

15, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Debenhams leaves a huge hole’: shoppers and staff react to store closures
The public view on how the demise of the large department stores will affect towns, what went wrong and who was to blame

Sarah Butler

15, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tell us: how do you feel about Debenhams closing its stores?
We would like to hear your memories of your local Debenhams store and what its closure will mean to your town centre

Guardian community team

12, May, 2021 @9:19 AM

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Landmark UK department stores at risk as Covid changes city centres
Locally beloved buildings, from 1930s classics to brutalist edifices, are facing developers’ wrecking balls

Sarah Butler

17, Apr, 2021 @12:38 PM

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Shutting up shop: high street names we’ll see no more
From the start of the pandemic, struggling retailers warned that they might not survive. Here are six of the biggest losses

Joanna Partridge

11, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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People are returning to the high street, but the retail crash has changed it beyond recognition | John Harris
The easing of Covid restrictions in England will reveal the effects of the loss of brick and mortar shops in our towns and cities, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

11, Apr, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Can the UK’s independent shops bounce back?
As stores reopen, one city cobbler is optimistic, while at the hairdresser’s, the waitlist is growing

Introduction by Sarah Butler Interviews by Deborah Linton

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Grand reopening: retailers ready for return of shoppers
Staff are going all out to welcome customers back as Covid lockdown eases in England and Wales

Sarah Butler

10, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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