Debenhams calls on Wolverhampton community to nominate a local hero to open brand new store

LONDON, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calling all Wolverhampton superstars! Debenhams is on the hunt for a local hero to open the new store on Thursday 12th October 2017.

The winner of the search will be get a preview of the store before it opens, receive an exclusive styling session with a personal shopper and have the honour of cutting the ribbon.

The prize also includes a beauty makeover, in addition to £200 to spend on Debenhams’ exclusive ranges from designers such as the Star by Julien Macdonald range, J by Jasper Conran, No1. by Jenny Packham and Studio by Preen, as well as on leading beauty brands in the fantastic beauty hall.

Nominations are being accepted up to Friday 29th September and should include contact details for the nominee, a photograph, as well as the reasons for the nomination. These can then be sent via email to ainsley.piggott@havas.com, or in writing to: Havas PR, 26 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AL

Alison Young, store manager for the new Debenhams Wolverhampton store, said: “The team and I can’t wait to introduce ourselves to our customers and show them the store.

“Wolverhampton has a strong community spirit, so we’re really looking forward to seeing the entries and hearing about all the great people that live in the area.”

Debenhams Wolverhampton has created more than 150 jobs in the local area and is part of the redevelopment programme taking place at The Mander Centre, which is set for completion in Autumn 2017.

Terms and Conditions

  • Winner must be happy to be involved in publicity and available on opening day
  • Judges discretion is final
  • No cash alternative for prize

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Notes to Editors

About Debenhams
Debenhams is a leading international, multi-channel brand with a proud British heritage which trades out of more than 260 stores across 27 countries.  Debenhams gives its customers around the world a unique, differentiated and exclusive mix of own brands, international brands and concessions.

The business serves over 19 million customers with over 5 million visits online per week and deliveries to 60 countries.

In the UK, Debenhams  is the market leader in beauty, handbags, occasion wear and swimwear and has a top three market position in womenswear and menswear and top ten share in childrenswear.

Debenhams has been investing in British design for over 20 years through its exclusive Designers at Debenhams portfolio of brands.  Current designers include Abigail Ahern, Savannah Miller, Ted Baker, Jeff Banks, Jasper Conran, FrostFrench, Patrick Grant, Henry Holland, Ben de Lisi, Todd Lynn, Julien Macdonald, Jenny Packham, Preen, Giles Deacon, Aliza Reger, John Rocha, Ashley Thomas and Matthew Williamson.

For more information, visit www.Debenhams.com

CONTACTS

For press information please contact the Debenhams press office at Havas PR on 0161 234 9778 or email prdebenhams@havas.com

SOURCE: Debenhams Retail plc

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