Debenhams to open 17 new stores creating 1,700 jobs as it defies High Street gloom to announce profits rise

Department store Debenhams hailed a resurgent  year on the high street as it announced plans to open another 17 UK stores over  the next five years.

The move – which is set to create 1,700 jobs  and add more than £150 million in sales – comes on top of a nationwide store  revamp programme which has seen 18 shops modernised over the past  year.

The news is more good news for Britain’s  economy, which has officially come out of recession according to figures  released today. …

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