UK: Primark fourth-biggest ladies' wear retailer, market figures say
By just-style.com | 26 June 2006
Value retailer Primark has overtaken rivals Asda, Debenhams and New Look to take the position of the UK's fourth-largest ladies' wear retailer, according to market share figures due to be released by Verdict Research this week.
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