About Us

Adored by fashion fans and value seekers alike Primark is widely established as the destination store for keeping up with the latest looks without breaking the bank. 

a Primark store

We offer a diverse range of products, stocking everything from baby and kids, to womens, mens, home ware, accessories, beauty products and confectionery. 

Primark opened its first store in Dublin in 1969 under the name Penneys and today operates in over 350 stores in eleven countries across Europe and America.


1969 - first store opens in Dublin, Ireland. Ireland now has 38 Primark (Penneys branded) stores in total.

1973 - first store opens in Derby, UK. The UK now has 174 Primark stores in total.

May 2006 - Madrid, Spain. Spain now has 42 Primark stores in total.

Dec 2008 - Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Netherlands now has 15 Primark stores in total.

May 2009 - stores open in Lisbon, Portugal and Bremen, Germany

Dec 2009 - Liege, Belgium opens, our first store in the country 

Sep 2012 - Innsbruck, Austria.

Dec 2013 - sees our first store open in France, in Marseilles.  

Spring 2014 - Two new stores open in Paris, France.  

September 10th 2015 - We opened our first store in America. The first location being Downtown Crossing in Boston. 

April 2016- First Italian store opens in Arese.

December 2016- Flagship store in Amsterdam opens.

To date the largest store that Primark operate worldwide is Manchester, which occupies a retail space of 155,000 sq ft (14,400 m2) spread over three floors.

Primark also run concessions in Selfridges, Birmingham and Manchester.

Primark Stores Limited is registered in England and Wales under company number 00453448 and have our registered office at Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 4QY. We are a limited company.

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