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Primark says no plans to hike clothing prices

Value fashion giant Primark says it has no plans to increase prices next year as the industry considers the potential impact of inflation, t...

Primark trading update: what the analysts say

Associated British Foods (ABF), the parent of value retailer Primark, today (28 February) indicated that trading at the fashion chain had be...


Joe Ayling | 28 Apr 2011

UK value fashion retailer Primark this week reported a double-digit revenue rise for the first half of the year, with European openings making up for domestic pressures.


Leonie Barrie | 9 Nov 2010

Discount fashion chain Primark is committed to remaining "the best value on the high street," the company told just-style today (9 November), even though it has warned rising cotton prices are set to hit profit margins in the coming year.


Leonie Barrie | 9 Nov 2010

Discount fashion chain Primark is committed to remaining "the best value on the high street," the company told just-style today (9 November), even though it has warned rising cotton prices are set to hit profit margins in the coming year.


Chris Brook-Carter | 9 Nov 2010

Of all the media coverage of this economic crisis, one line has stuck in my mind more than any other, and it perfectly sums up the shifting global economic axis. "This isn't a global recession, it's a Western recession."

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Michelle Russell | 19 Apr 2017

Value clothing retailer Primark has increased earnings in its first-half thanks to higher sales, particularly in the UK, and a "substantial" increase in selling space.


Michelle Russell | 12 Jan 2017

Primark saw sales climb in its first-quarter thanks to increased selling space, but the value fashion giant warned of falling margins as a result of impending inflationary pressures.


Katie Smith | 19 Apr 2016

A drop in first-half profit at UK value fashion retailer Primark reflects its investment to expand into the US as well as an increasingly bearish environment for clothing retailers. 


Michelle Russell | 23 Feb 2015

Primark was the key growth driver for Associated British Foods (ABF) in the first half, as sales at the value fashion giant grew and retail selling space increased.


Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2014

Value fashion retailer Primark has achieved like-for-like sales below the expectations of its parent company, as unusually warmer weather hurt revenues.


Katie Smith | 20 Oct 2014

UK value fashion retailer Primark has inked a deal with Sears Holdings which will see it lease space in seven stores in the US, a move that could be a sign of things to come.


Katie Smith | 20 Oct 2014

UK value fashion retailer Primark has inked a deal with Sears Holdings which will see it lease space in seven stores in the US, a move that could be a sign of things to come.


Michelle Russell | 22 May 2014

UK value fashion retailer Primark has appointed Jose Luis Martinez de Larramendi to lead its expansion into the US market.


Katie Smith | 24 Apr 2014

The news that Primark will open its first store in the US next year has been well received by analysts, with one saying it will significantly increase the UK value fashion chain's long-term growth potential.


Katie Smith | 24 Apr 2014

The news that Primark will open its first store in the US next year has been well received by analysts, with one saying it will significantly increase the UK value fashion chain's long-term growth potential.


Katie Smith | 23 Apr 2014

UK value fashion retailer Primark has hailed what it described as an "excellent performance by any standard" during the first half, after booking a 26% hike in profit.


Katie Smith | 23 Apr 2014

UK value fashion retailer Primark has hailed what it described as an "excellent performance by any standard" during the first half, after booking a 26% hike in profit.


Katie Smith | 24 Feb 2014

Associated British Foods (ABF) saw its share price fall this morning (24 February) on lower sales in its sugar business, but hailed an "excellent" performance from its Primark value fashion chain in the first half.


Katie Smith | 24 Feb 2014

Associated British Foods (ABF) saw its share price fall this morning (24 February) on lower sales in its sugar business, but hailed an "excellent" performance from its Primark value fashion chain in the first half.


Richard Woodard | 16 Jan 2014

Value clothing retailer Primark is planning to expand its store base further after recording sales up 14% in its first quarter.


Richard Woodard | 16 Jan 2014

Value clothing retailer Primark is planning to expand its store base further after recording sales up 14% in its first quarter.


Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 2013

The owner of UK value apparel chain Primark has revealed plans to add over one million square feet of selling space in its new financial year.


Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 2013

The owner of UK value apparel chain Primark has revealed plans to add over one million square feet of selling space in its new financial year.


Katie Smith | 5 Nov 2013

Expansion in Europe, particularly the western region, will continue to be a key priority for value fashion retailer Primark in the next few years, the company told just-style today (5 November).


Katie Smith | 5 Nov 2013

Expansion in Europe, particularly the western region, will continue to be a key priority for value fashion retailer Primark in the next few years, the company told just-style today (5 November).


Katie Smith | 5 Nov 2013

UK value apparel chain Primark has hailed a 44% hike in full-year profit, bolstered by ongoing store expansion, particularly in Europe, during what it described as an "outstanding" year.


Katie Smith | 5 Nov 2013

UK value apparel chain Primark has hailed a 44% hike in full-year profit, bolstered by ongoing store expansion, particularly in Europe, during what it described as an "outstanding" year.


Petah Marian | 9 Sep 2013

Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) said second half profits are set to be ahead of expectations after the value fashion retailer delivered a strong finish to the year.


Petah Marian | 9 Sep 2013

Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) said second half profits are set to be ahead of expectations after the value fashion retailer delivered a strong finish to the year.

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