It’s easy to think of big department stores like Tesco or Marks & Spencer as a one-off attraction, but the reality is many of them are also a part of a wider chain of retailers and online retailers.
There are more than a dozen such chains in Britain, with hundreds of thousands of people going to them every year.
Here’s what we know about them, including how they stack up in the retail landscape.
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All these stores are big, but their main focus is on the home front, as well as on their online and mobile operations.
Here, we look at the top 10 department store chain names.