UK retailer Debenhams sheds 2,500 jobs in latest blow to stores sector

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 29, 2020 A woman walks past closed Debenhams department store on Oxford Street in central London’s main high street retail shopping area on May 29, 2020 ahead of some shops reopening from their coronavirus shutdown from next week. – UK department store chain Debenhams has axed 2,500 jobs, a spokesman said on August 11, 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic piles further pressure onto the long-suffering group. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

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