Debenhams plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The principal activities of the Company and its subsidiaries are the sale of fashion clothing and accessories, cosmetics and products for use in the home. The Company trades from department stores in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and Denmark, on the Internet and has international franchise stores. The Company brand trades through 239 stores in 28 countries and is available online in 67 countries. Customers can also shop through smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices as well as more traditional sales channels, such as catalogues and by telephone. The Company own 11 Debenhams stores in the Republic of Ireland and six in Denmark which trade as Magasin du Nord.