Primark calls for longer Christmas opening hours post-lockdown

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Primark chiefs want extended trading hours post-lockdown to cater for pent-up demand and have reaffirmed their faith in its pureplay bricks-and-mortar model despite the latest lockdown.

Primark parent ABF’s finance director John Bason told Retail Week that being able to open for longer when the new Covid lockdown in England ends at the start of December would be good for shoppers and their safety during peak.

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