2020-12-04 11:01:42

Primark reports 'phenomenal' trading since lockdowns ended

Sales boom in England, Ireland, France and Belgium but Covid restrictions cost £430mCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe owner of Primark has revealed that the latest wave of Covid-19 lockdowns cost the fashion chain £430m in lost sales but that it has experienced a “phenomenal” jump in sales this week since stores were allowed to reopen.Associated British Foods’ finance director, John Bason, said that trading across reopened Primark stores in England, Ireland, France and Belgium had been better than predicted. Continue reading...