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Primark Softens Stance on Supplier Payments, Commits to New Orders

The Dublin-based retailer is stumping up an additional 370 million pounds in payments to suppliers.

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Primark’s COVID-19 Closures in Europe to Damage Second-Half Sales

Parent ABF said Monday that stores accounting for 20 percent of selling space are now shut, due to local governments’ new rules.

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Will the Grinch Ruin Christmas for Britain’s Retailers?

The pre-Christmas “golden” season has gotten off to a slow start, but retailers are still hopeful.

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The Primark store on Oxford Street

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A Tale of Two Retailers: Primark Soars as New Look Plans to Shut Stores

The U.K. high street remains in trouble, although Primark is doing just fine.

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Europe’s Major Markets Uneven

Retail and luxury stocks were mostly down in late-morning trading on Tuesday.

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The Primark store on Oxford Street

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Primark Recalls Men’s Flip-Flops Due to Fears Over Cancer-Causing Chemical

The retailer, which is owned by Associated British Foods, urged consumers to return the items to any Primark store where they will be offered a full refund, with no proof of purchase necessary.

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