A Guide To UK Department Stores
Apart from the high level of goods for sale, many department stores offer a number of additional services such as restaurants, food halls, hair & beauty salons and gift/wedding list ordering. Most also sell their own department store gift vouchers.
All of the departments stores detailed below have their own websites with store locators.
One of the Uk's biggest department store is John Lewis with their famous department store motto "never knowingly undersold". John Lewis department stores have remained popular in the increasingly competitive department store marketplace. As the department stores employees have, in essence, a stake in the department store chain, you're likely to see a higher level of department store customer service than in some other department stores.
Debenhams department store has a major presence in the UK department store market, whilst also recently expanding its department stores abroad to the Middle East and Central Europe. Debenhams department stores all boast a complete range of department store products, which represent good department store value for budget conscious shoppers.
Debenhams is Britain's favourite department store. With 102 stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland, a home shopping catalogue and a ground-breaking website, Debenhams department store are committed to offering their department store customers greater value, a wider choice and excellent store service across every area in which their department store trade.
When most people think of department stores they usually first think of the Harrods store in London. Without question Harrods department store is an amazing (however pricey) store to shop.
Although Harrods department store has lost its Royal Warrants, Harrods store still retains an international reputation for quality. Harrods department store is spread over seven floors, highlights include the Egyptian Room and superb food halls in the department store.
If you do plan to visit Harrods department store, make sure you dress smartly as the department store operates a dress code of sorts. failure to observe Harrods department stores policy will mean that you're escorted out of the department store by one of the Harrods' security officers.
Harrods.com, the web site for the department store gives a tantalising glimpse of what is on offer in the internationally renowned Knightsbridge department store. A wide range of gifts to suit every pocket and taste are available at this amazing department store
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