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Inspired by its founder, Harry Gordon Selfridge, it continues to innovate, push creative boundaries and challenge the status quo digitally and across its four UK stores.

Thought-provoking, unconventional and fearlessly creative, Selfridges has always sought to do things a little differently. More than a shop, Selfridges is a social centre powered by imagination, curiosity and creativity and has been named Best Department Store in the World four times.

Harry Gordon Selfridge changed the world of retail forever when he opened Selfridges on London’s Oxford Street in 1909 and, to this day, Selfridges continues to transform the way people shop. From cinemas, Shakespearean theatre and skate bowls, to celebrating new and upcoming artists and designers, to supporting and championing causes that people care about, Selfridges has always been more than the sum of its products.

Sustainability is at the heart of the business and the launch of Project Earth in 2020 marks a new chapter in Selfridges’ history – the start of a challenging yet essential journey to completely change the way we shop.

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Podcast · August 2021

How to lead a sustainable business, a podcast with Alannah Weston

Join Alannah Weston, Chairman of Selfridges Group, for Season 2 of How To Lead a Sustainable Business. In this podcast series, Alannah continues her mission of finding out how businesses can innovate and transform to put sustainability at their core. Each week she will be joined by an inspirational business leader driving change in their field – whether it’s football, fashion, food or furniture.

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Interview · August 2021

Our People: Scott Lynch

In this series of interviews, we chat to our own people from across Selfridges Group. Scott Lynch is Selfridges Director of Internal Communications and is based in London

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Photo Essay · May 2021

A Warm Welcome Back

Writer and photographer Alice Zoo is fascinated by how people construct meaning for themselves, often in the form of celebration and ritual. Alice was at Selfridges to capture the moment of re-opening. With DJs on every floor and new installations at every turn, the shop felt more like a party than a department store — and there was no shortage of reasons to celebrate.

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Article · March 2021

The Douglas Children

The Selfridges Group Foundation is a charitable organisation that was created to support research into treatment for those affected by neurodegenerative disesases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Read on to explore how the UK’s longest running birth cohort is changing how we think about brain health

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