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Who's winning in UK apparel shopping switch?

Primark may be reaching saturation point in the UK market, making it more difficult to hold and retain customers, analysts believe. But whil...

Internet pureplays winning in UK apparel space

Internet pureplays like Asos are gaining the most share in the UK apparel market year-on-year, new data shows, while general stores are losi...

Who has pledged to ban the use of angora?

More than 70 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...

Low pricing to sustain growth for Primark in 2015

Value fashion giant Primark will use its low selling price to help sustain significant growth in 2015, increasing sales through further expa...

Latest Interviews

Echo Sourcing unveils new supply opportunities 5 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Garment supplier Echo Sourcing has been building its business in Bangladesh since 2005 and is confident of continued growth in a country that has been rocked by a number of safety issues. The company, however, is keen to broaden its horizons and is eyeing potential new markets such as Ethiopia. Mark Bannister, head of sustainability and projects, talks to just-style.

Speaking with style: Phil Wrigley, New Look 20 Aug 2009

Joe Ayling

Value fashion retailer New Look has taken the opportunity to cash in on affordable fashion during the recession. The company's chairman and former CEO Phil Wrigley explains how in the second part of his interview session with just-style news editor Joe Ayling.

Latest News

Primark pays 95% of Rana Plaza compensation 1 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

Value fashion giant Primark said it has completed paying more than 95% of long-term compensation payments to the 668 victims of its Rana Plaza supplier New Wave Bottoms.

Primark performs well in H1 as sales grow 23 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

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.

Increased selling space boosts Primark sales 15 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

Value fashion giant Primark has revealed sales growth over the Christmas period driven by increased selling space and high sales densities in stores opened during the last year.

Li & Fung buys Primark supplier May Trading 10 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Publicly-listed firm by global sourcing giant Li & Fung has bought Primark and Next Plc supplier May Trading Ltd out of administration.

Primark latest to blame weather for sales 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

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

Latest blogs

Bangladesh exports to US bounce back 9 Feb 2015

Leonie Barrie

Apparel shipments from Bangladesh to the US bounced back in December, posting their first rise since January last year.

Fashion Revolution Day marks Rana Plaza anniversary 24 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

A campaign encouraging shoppers to ask where and how their garments have been made has been set up to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.

Company research

Primark Stores Ltd in Retailing (United Kingdom)

Primark Stores Ltd in Retailing (United Kingdom)

After a highly proactive start to 2013 with four new outlet openings, Primark spent the second half of 2013 consolidating on its strong position in apparel and footwear specialist retailers. The compa...

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Primark Stores Ltd in Apparel (United Kingdom)

Primark Stores Ltd in Apparel (United Kingdom)

Primark in the UK remains its most important market, accounting for over 70% of the company’s overall sales. Primark has established itself as one of the fastest-growing value retailers, offering a wi...

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Primark Tiendas SLU in Apparel and Footwear (Spain)

Primark Tiendas SLU in Apparel and Footwear (Spain)

Since 2013 Spain has been the second market for Primark, after registering strong growth in 2013 and 2014. Future plans entail the expansion of its retail sales area, and in 2015 it will open a flagsh...

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