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More jobs created as plans for Lichfield Debenhams store are expanded

The new Debenhams store in Lichfield will be spread across three floors, it has been confirmed.

The Debenhams store in Lichfield

The Debenhams store in Lichfield

The flagship shop will occupy the space left vacant following the demise of TJ Hughes.

It had originally been planned to fill the two levels as had been the case previously, but the decision has now been taken to expand with a cafe and homeware department being added.

The shop – which will now create a further 15 jobs to take the total to 85 – is set to open in May. expects to open its doors for the first time in May.

Store manager Sam Zeen said: “People have already been telling me what a great addition Debenhams will be to Lichfield and adding an additional floor of shopping space for our customers makes it even more exciting; we can’t wait to get the doors open.

Sam adds: “It’s great, especially in the current climate, to be expanding and investing in new areas and creating new jobs. I’m excited about building the Lichfield store team and working with local people to create a fantastic shopping experience.”

Other departments in the new store will include cosmetics, womenswear, menswear, lingerie and childrenswear.

For information on vacancies at the new store, visit the Debenhams jobs website.

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