October 02, 2014 6:34 AM ET

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Company Overview of Primark Stores Limited

Company Overview

Primark Stores Limited owns and operates a chain of apparel retail stores in the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, France, Germany, Belgium, and Ireland. The company offers shirts, silk ties, suiting, golf wear to ski-wear sportswear, hats, scarf, wallets or bags, and shoes for men; skirts, trousers, cardigans, dresses, jackets, lingerie, shoes, and accessories from bags to bracelets for women; and children’s wear, girls wear, boys wear, and baby wear products. It also offers fragranced candles, throws, bath mats, duvet covers, pillows, plain dyed sheets, cotton towels, and cushions. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Reading, United Kingdom. Primark Stores Limit...

Primark House

41 West Street

Reading,  RG1 1TZ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1969


44 11 8960 6300


44 11 8960 6301

Key Executives for Primark Stores Limited

Chief Operating Officer
Buying and Merchandising Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Primark Stores Limited Key Developments

Primark Appoints Jose Luis Martinez De Larramendi as Head of its Spain and Portugal Division; Opens Four Outlets

Primark announced that it has appointed the head of its Spain and Portugal division to lead the retailer's push into America. Jose Luis Martinez de Larramendi will take on the new role in 2015. The company's Parent company AB Foods, announced last month that it would launch its first United States store in Boston, Massachusetts, towards the end of next year. It is planning to open four outlets in the country before Christmas 2015 and several others in the following months.

Primark Opens Second Store in France

Primark opened its second store in France, in La Toison d'Or, giving the fashion-conscious French the opportunity to discover the new spring collection. With 4,106 square meters of retail space, the new store has a substantial local impact with the creation of 304 new jobs.

Corio Closes Contract with Primark for Centrum Galerie in Dresden

Corio signed a contract with Primark to open a store in Centrum Galerie in Dresden in Germany with a sales area of 6,500 m2. The Primark store will anchor the centre over three levels. This is the first Primark in the east of Germany and the 12th in Germany.

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