Author archives: Imogen

Christmas Card Competition winners

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During November and December of 2009 we ran an NSPCC competition asking children to send us their designs for a Christmas card. We had some great entries sent in and can now reveal the four winners of the competition. Congratulations to… Ethan Botterill, aged 2 years (0-4 years) Eddie Whelan, aged 8 years (5-8 years) Max Beech, aged 12 years (9-12[...]

What do you think of our size 16 mannequins?

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Debenhams Oxford Street today unveiled a trial using size 16 mannequins in its windows and we'd love to know what you think about it. Like most retailers Debenhams generally uses standard size 10 mannequins in window displays. But with the majority of women in the UK  either a size 14 or 16 it was time for us to take notice and try something a bit different[...]

Top Toys and Gifts for Kids this Christmas

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The BBC website recently revealed the Toy Retailers Association’s top toys and gifts that everyone seems to have on their wish list this Christmas. I’m such a big kid when it comes to the festive season and as much as I love Christmas shopping, I understand that for some people it can be a bit of a chore. That’s why we’ve made sure there’s plenty of Chr[...]

Leggings, jeggings and treggings explained

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Leggings, jeggings and treggings, this season it’s been all about the ‘ings’. But with all these fashion terms being thrown around, do you know the difference? To make things easier we’ve demystified each style and given you an idea on how to wear them. Leggings are tight fitting styles that are typically made from a blend of lycra, spandex, nylon, co[...]

The Spectacular Twitter Experiment

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The Debenhams New Season Spectacular is kicking off on Wednesday 9 September and as usual we’re expecting a lot of people in our stores hunting for offers. In expectation of a surge in traffic flowing through our doors, we’ve been looking at new ways to continue offering top-notch customer service during this busy period. Our solution is the Twitter As[...]