PRIMARK STORES LTD Revenue and Financial Data
Primark wants to be the prime mark its customers think of when they need chic clothing on the cheap. The company, which does business as Penneys in Ireland, operates about 220 discount department stores mainly in the UK, Ireland, and Spain, but also in several other countries in Europe. The UK's second-largest clothing retailer and its largest discounter targets the under-35-year-old, fashion-conscious market and features departments including womenswear, lingerie, childrenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories, and household textiles. It supplies its stores from distribution centers in Leicestershire and Naas. Primark, a subsidiary of Associated British Foods, was founded by then-chairman Arthur Ryan.