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Press Releases from Debenhams (4 total)

Debenhams donates staff hours to help independent shops recover

Debenhams Battersea, which was looted during the recent London riots, is to donate a 'working week' of hours to the local community, seconding staff to help smaller, independent stores recover. Despite the damage that was done, Debenhams Battersea was open again just three days after the events of Monday 8th August. Staff worked alongside local residents to clean up and get the store trading as soon as possible. Unfortunately, other stores in

Debenhams' Fashion Dictionary gets an update

Debenhams has been forced to add new words to a fashion dictionary it gives to personal shoppers, due to an influx of new terms that have emerged from the fashion press. Whilst newly made up words such as 'shooties' and 'jeather' are instantly understood by clothing industry insiders, terms from last year's dictionary such as 'jardigan' and 'tregging' are now only understood by shoppers thanks to the dictionary says the store.

Debenhams reports Miami Vice chic returning to the British high street

Debenhams has reported that trends first made popular by the 1980s TV cop series Miami Vice are coming back into fashion, thanks to young men who weren't even born when the series was first broadcast. The return of the look, first noticed by Debenhams in May, has seen demand for Miami Vice style espadrilles leaping by an incredible 197 per cent over the last three months alone. In the same period,

Debenhams reveals the price of youth

Debenhams has released new research that reveals parents are spending thousands on kitting their infants out in the latest designer labels.   Anxious parents, eager to help their infants make a good impression on their first day at nursery school are even spending up to £600 on their start-of-term outfits.   The alarming figure is more than three times greater than the average job applicant spends on clothes for crucial interviews, and twelve