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Debenhams revealed her remaining stores are due to close next week – marking the end of her 242 years on the streets.

The department store chain, which collapsed in December, said its last 49 locations would shut down for good on May 12 or 15.

It had already closed 52 stores until May 8 as stock, which could only be moved as COVID-19[female[feminine lockdowns relaxed, has been sold.

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January: Debenhams stores closed despite the Boohoo agreement

A full list of locations still open and their closing dates is below

Debenhams said there were “must-see discounts” at all stores still in operation, with up to 80% off fashion and home and up to 70% off beauty and beauty products. of perfume while stocks lasted.

A spokesperson said: “We are now entering the final days of our closing sale and this is the very last chance for our customers to take advantage of amazing offers.”

The final closing of the sale marks the end of a staple in the high streets of the UK and the loss of nearly 12,000 jobs although Debenhams does not disappear completely.

Administrators sold the brand to online player Boohoo for £ 55million in January.

The company is expected to relaunch Debenhams’ online proposition later this year.

The announcement of impending store closures follows the release of Boohoo’s full year results which brought “first rewards” for its purchase of the Debenhams name and three brands from Sir Philip Green’s former Arcadia Empire – Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Wallis.

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Boohoo purchased the Debenhams brand, customer lists and intellectual property only

The company announced a 35% increase in pre-tax profits as of February 28, to £ 125million.

Revenue jumped 41% as it capitalized on the boom in online shopping during the pandemic, which forced non-essential retailers to close their doors.

Boohoo boss John Lyttle said, “Our newly acquired brands are re-energized and made relevant to today’s consumers in a larger market.

“We are very excited about their potential and are already seeing the first fruits of their growth.”

The group said it expects to post 25% sales growth for the current year, with 5% coming from recently acquired brands.

Boohoo’s shares were trading lightly in response.

Closing of Debenhams stores on May 12

• Ballymena

• Banbury

• Barrow-in-Furness

• Bath

• Beverley

• Blackburn

• Bournemouth

• Carlisle

• Chester

• Chesterfield

• Doncaster

• Gloucester

• Guildford

• Harrow

• Hereford

• Shell

• Lichfield

• Mansfield

• Preston

• Scarborough

• Warrington

Closing of Debenhams stores on May 15

• Basildon

• Basingstoke

• Belfast

• Birmingham Bullring

• Brighton

• Bristol

• Bromley

• Cardiff

• Chelmsford

• Cheshire Oaks

• Colchester

• Coventry

• Exeter

• Hanley

• Lakeside

• White Rose of Leeds

• Liverpool

• Manchester

• Manchester Trafford

• Meadowhall

• Merry Hill

• Newcastle

• Newry

• Plymouth

• Romford

• Rushmere

• Sheffield

• Swansea



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