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Primark to cut 400 managers to offset rising costs
Move to simplify management structure comes despite significant bounce in sales

Mark Sweney and Sarah Butler

20, Jan, 2022 @9:22 AM

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Why Primark’s American dream won’t be as ill-fated as Tesco’s
The UK discount retailer’s stateside adventure looks more credible than others who went before it

Nils Pratley

09, Nov, 2021 @8:15 PM

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Primark plans more than 100 new stores worldwide in Covid rebound
Shares in fast fashion retailer’s owner ABF are biggest riser on FTSE 100 as sales recover

Joanna Partridge Julia Kollewe

09, Nov, 2021 @10:37 AM

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Retailers press for human rights and environmental checks on supply chains
Tesco, John Lewis and others say it would prevent scandals such as poor conditions at Boohoo suppliers

Sarah Butler

22, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Britain’s online pandemic winners losing their lustre
Surging costs, supply issues, labour shortages and rising wages prompt investors to wipe billions off value of e-commerce darlings

Mark Sweney

11, Oct, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Primark pledges to make all its clothes more sustainable by 2030
Retailer also plans to slash carbon emissions and eliminate single-use plastics from its operations by 2027

Joanna Partridge

15, Sep, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Politicians should take note: an energy crisis is quietly building | Nils Pratley
Overreliance on gas as ‘transition’ source of energy and system’s lack of resilience is being exposed

Nils Pratley

13, Sep, 2021 @7:14 PM

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Primark hit by ‘pingdemic’ but it says supply crisis won’t lead to shortages
Shares in retailer’s parent company ABF fall despite company raising its profits forecast

Mark Sweney

13, Sep, 2021 @1:19 PM

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‘Wage theft’ in Primark, Nike and H&M supply chain – report
No laws were broken but brands failed to ensure workers were paid properly during the pandemic, says Clean Clothes Campaign

Sarah Johnson

02, Jul, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Primark sales soar above pre-Covid levels as restrictions ease
Chain records sales of £1.6bn for third quarter, up by more than 200%, or £1bn

Jillian Ambrose

01, Jul, 2021 @11:20 AM

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All credit to Primark for repaying furlough cash as sales resume with a whoosh
Owner Associated British Foods could have pointed to £3bn lost revenue since March 2020

Nils Pratley

20, Apr, 2021 @6:52 PM

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Primark owner to hand back £72m in furlough funds after record sales
Associated British Foods says more than half the stores broke their own sales records after reopening

Sarah Butler and Julia Kollewe

20, Apr, 2021 @4:38 PM

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