1200 jobs under threat as Debenhams announces closures

Debenhams has announced 22 of its underperforming stores are to close.

Friday, 26th April 2019, 10:57 am
Updated Friday, 26th April 2019, 12:10 pm
22 stores are to close across the UK.

The retailer has officially launched its CVA with stores closing as early as next year, putting 1,200 jobs under threat.

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Earlier this month lenders to Debenhams took control in a deal which wiped out the investments of shareholders.

The stores to close are:

Altrincham, Ashford, Birmingham Fort, Canterbury, Chatham, Eastbourne, Folkestone, Great Yarmouth, Guildford. Kirkcaldy, Orpington, Slough, Southport, Southsea, Staines, Stockton. Walton, Wandsworth, Welwyn Garden City, Wimbledon, Witney, Wolverhampton.