DEBENHAMS has confirmed plans to shut six shops completely together with its flagship Oxford Avenue store.
Different branches which can be shutting embody Portsmouth, Staines, Harrogate, Weymouth and Worcester.
Debenhams has confirmed plans to close six retailers without endCredit score: Alamy Stay Information
In complete, 320 members of workers will likely be affected by these retailer closures.
Debenhams is being liquidated after rescue talks to avoid wasting the 242-year-old retailer failed.
It comes after JD Sports pulled out of a potential deal to rescue the excessive road staple.
JD Sports activities was the final remaining bidder for Debenhams, which has been in administration since April this yr.
Which Debenhams shops are closing completely?
DEBENHAMS is closing the next branches for good as its enterprise is liquidated:
- Oxford Avenue
It means all of Debenhams’ 124 shops will now disappear from the excessive road, though an actual date for when every remaining department will shut has but to be confirmed.
The Solar understands that the time limit for remaining retailers will rely upon when inventory runs out at every location.
The remainder of Debenhams’ shops are at present closed as a result of lockdown guidelines, however consumers can nonetheless buy items on its web site.
Debenhams has been promoting off its inventory on-line earlier than shutting shops by means of an 80% off closing down sale.
However in dangerous information for consumers hoping to bag a discount, the retailer stopped accepting gift cards on December 21, 2020.
Geoff Rowley, joint administrator to Debenhams and Accomplice at FRP Advisory, mentioned: “We proceed to have interaction with events over various proposals for the way forward for Debenhams.
“Inevitably the newest lockdown has had an impact on our plans for the wind-down of the enterprise.
“We remorse the influence on these colleagues affected by as we speak’s announcement and want to thank all those that proceed to maintain the enterprise buying and selling in very troublesome circumstances.”
Coronavirus restrictions and the closure of non-essential retailers have triggered scores of high-name manufacturers to battle over the previous 12 months.
Peacocks and Jaeger, that are owned by Edinburgh Woolen Mill Group, fell into administration final month, placing 21,000 jobs in danger.