Tag : Primark
The industry is saddened this week by the loss of retail stalwart, Arthur Ryan, who has died aged 83. My thoughts go to all of his family, friends and colleagues.
Primark sales defy unseasonable weatherSubscription
Sales at Primark were up 4% for the 40 weeks to 22 June 2019, driven by increased selling space but offset by a decline in like-for-like sales affected by the weather.
Boohoo appoints Primark supply chain directorSubscription
Boohoo Group has appointed former Primark supply chain director, David James, into the same role at the business.
Weston family doubles dividend Subscription
The Weston family, which owns Primark and Selfridges, has doubled its dividend pay-out for 2018 to £151m.
Lord Rose famously said, “the customer is no longer king – they are masters of the universe” and never is that truer than in today’s market.
Primark still considering click and collectSubscription
Following another bumper set of results, Primark continues to consider launching click and collect to further bolster sales, George Weston, chief executive of the retailer’s owner, Associated British Foods, has told Drapers.
Editor's Comment: A tale of two store strategiesSubscription
In the midst of several high-profile company voluntary arrangements (CVAs), retailers are fighting to prove that evolution is the key to survival – particularly when it comes to the high street.
This Thursday Primark opened its biggest-ever store on Birmingham High Street, with five floors of fashion, beauty and food. Before the grand opening, Drapers sat down with its director of new business development, Tim Kelly, to learn more about the retailer’s largest global store.
Drapers steps inside Primark’s new 160,000 sq ft flagship – the retailer’s largest store to date – which will open on Birmingham High Street tomorrow.
Primark launches 100% sustainable cotton jeansSubscription
Primark launches its first range of jeans made with 100% sustainable cotton today, as the retailer moves towards using sustainably sourced cotton across its product ranges.