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Debenhams Archives

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Retail news around the globe

Boohoo to buy Debenhams; L'Occitane files for bankruptcy; Amazon tries to block Future's sale; and much more.

It’s all over for Debenhams as liquidators appointed

British department store retailer Debenhams is to be liquidated after failing to find a buyer, administrators FRP Adviso...

Retail news from around the globe

Debenhams shutters five stores in the UK; Ocado tips long-term online growth; and more.

World of retail does some soul-searching

Wesfarmers, Woolworths, Debenhams and others face fundamental questions.

Debenhams’ only Australian store to close in early 2020

The only Australian location of the British department chain is closing.

News from around the world

Steinhoff's $5bn loss; Amazon's striking workers; and Metro's Real sale.

Debenhams to close 22 stores early next year

Struggling department store chain attempts to right the ship.

Lenders take control of Debenhams

Struggling UK department store chain goes into administration.

Debenhams warns shareholders could lose investments in refinancing plan

Department store chain hopes for a life raft from existing lenders.

Mike Ashley proposes to axe Debenhams’ board

Ashley would plant himself on the board, and step down as CEO of Sports Direct.

Debenhams secures $72 million loan to refinance business

Department store takes first step in refinancing process.

Debenhams chairman out, CEO off board after trading update

Struggling department store faces board shake-up after sales drop.

Myer board to face Lew’s wrath

The department store’s largest shareholder laid siege to the board and is urging shareholders to vote out the directors.

Debenhams to close 50 stores after $891 million loss

CEO: "It has been a tough year for retail in 2018."

Debenhams’ HY profit sinks on restructuring costs

British department store suffers from slower trading and one off costs.

Steinhoff appoints ex-KPMG exec as CRO

Investigation into "accounting irregularities" continues as chief restructuring officer appointed.

More woe in store for Steinhoff

South African-headquartered, Frankfurt-listed retailer continues to battle multiple accounting investigations.

The week that was

Looking back at what made headlines this week.

A year in review: the major stories of 2017

Here’s a recap of what grabbed headlines this year.

Debenhams to launch in-store fitness centres

British retailer to trial in-store fitness centres with gym specialist.