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November 29, 2015 8:13 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Deb Shops, Inc.

Company Overview

As of January 9, 2015, Deb Shops, Inc. went out of business. Deb Shops, Inc. owns and operates a chain of apparel stores for junior and plus sized female customers in the United States. It offers prom dresses, dresses, tops, leggings/pants, shorts, swimwear, skirts, jeans, sweaters/cozy/shrugs, jackets/coats, loungewear/yoga, jumpsuits, pajamas, and lingerie, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories. The company also sells products online. It was formerly known as Joy Hosiery. Deb Shops, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Deb Shops, Inc. is a former subsidiary of DSI Holdings, LLC.

9401 Blue Grass Road

Philadelphia, PA 19114

United States

Founded in 1932

1,540 Employees





Key Executives for Deb Shops, Inc.

Deb Shops, Inc. does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Deb Shops, Inc. Key Developments

Deb Shops to Close Store at Kennedy Mall

Deb Shops has posted 'store closing' signs and kicked off going-out-of-business sales in the Dubuque shopping center. The Deb Shops location occupies 6,070 square feet.

Deb Shops and Aeropostale Plans to Close Their Doors in Dubuque's Kennedy Mall

Deb Shops and Aeropostale have posted 'store closing' signs and kicked off going-out-of-business sales in the Dubuque shopping center. The Deb Shops location occupies 6,070 square feet and the Aeropostale store measures 3,745 square feet.

Deb Shops Seeks To Sell

Deb Shops, Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and the court documents noted that the company may conduct a going-out-of-business sale at its 295 stores. "Deb's recent performance has been strained due to a combination of factors, including historic lack of capital invested in business resulting in old tired stores," Robertson said in the court documents.

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