May 6, 2020

Coronavirus: Debenhams to close five stores after lockdown ends

AFP Debenhams has confirmed that another five stores will not be re-opening after lockdown restrictions are lifted. Five more stores will not reopen when the government lifts coronavirus restrictions on non-essential shops. Under the agreement, the retailer would close 22 stores in 2020 and 28 stores in 2021. Last month, Debenhams still had 142 stores but it was forced to appoint administrators again to protect the business from its creditors as coronavirus forced it to temporarily shut its stores. The future of five major Debenhams stores in Wales is still in doubt, unless the Welsh government reverses a decision on business rates relief.

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