Mike Ashley Says Debenhams Administration is a “National Disgrace”

National department store chain Debenhams has been sold, but not to Mike Ashley. Despite making several attempts to lend it money or fund it in return for having himself declared CEO, all of Ashley's efforts were turned down in favour of selling the assets of the shop to its basket of lenders. Read More >>

Sports Direct’s High Street Takeover Takes Bizarre Lie Detector Twist

Mike Ashley, boss of Sports Direct and potential owner of half the rest of the high street, is veering into bonkers territory in his current battle to acquire retail giant Debenhams. He's taken a lie detector test to verify his memories of meetings with the Debenhams board, and is asking Debs' bosses to do the same. Read More >>

Debenhams is Saved, But Might Still Have to Sell to Sports Direct

Good news for anyone who likes to buy makeup, sweets, fancy clothes and cast-iron pans all at the same time: Debenhams has figured out a refinancing deal with its lenders, and won't have to close. Read More >>

Up to 50 Debenhams Stores to Close

The British High Street is firmly in the doldrums, and the latest household name to announce a spate of closures to try to recover is Debenhams. The beloved department store joins House of Fraser, WH Smith and many other high street favourites in taking action to shut down stores. Read More >>

Male Body Shapes Described as Parsnips and Leeks in Debenhams’ New Style Guide Scale

Women, for better or worse, are used to being called "pear-shaped", with the fruit scale a regularly-used crutch for stylists looking to match flattering clothes to pervasive body types. But how will men take to being called a "parsnip" or a "beetroot" when on the hunt for a new pair of jeans? Debenhams is about to find out. Read More >>

Free Debenhams O2 Wi-Fi means You’ll Have Something to Do While Your Girlfriend Tries On 1,000 Different Jumpers

Department store chain Debenhams and O2 have been investing quite a lot of money in routers, announcing that all 167 branches of the super-shop now have access to free Wi-Fi. Read More >>