Farewell to Debenhams in the bullring today, after 243 years of high street trading another retail giant falls
You've described that perfectly Janice, where can you get the atmosphere of Christmas, Easter and many other special occasions close to your heart by logging in and logging off, on an online store, it's all changing and not for the betterThey keep saying the name will live on as it has been bought by an online company.
That doesn't have the atmosphere or create the memories that a shop does. You can't wander round online and see what is there - no "ooh that looks good I will buy one" - no spur of the moment buys. I do buy online but know what I want go to the site, buy it and log off.
Maurice.The Debenhams in Bournemouth, formerly Bobby's Department Store way back in the 1930s, is six storeys and always had difficulties attracting customers to the upper floors. I can see that being demolished as it is an old & not pretty building. The end of an era, friends, and I can see massive changes over the next ten years.