Primark targets June 15 reopening for majority of stores

Primark will reopen most English stores on June 15

Value fashion giant Primark aims to open its English stores a fortnight today, by which time the majority of its international estate will be trading again.

Primark, which has already opened shops in other countries as coronavirus lockdowns have been lifted, said that performance in those branches has been “reassuring and encouraging”, although they are still down like for like.

At present, Primark is trading in 112 branches, which account for 34% of selling space. Parent ABF reported: “Primark is now working to reopen all its stores in England on June 15, following the recent announcement by the UK government.

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