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.

Primark is an international retailer that offers the latest fashion, beauty and homeware at the best value on the high street; put simply, Amazing Fashion at Amazing Prices.

Primark opened its first store in Dublin in 1969 under the name Penneys and today operates in over 380 stores in thirteen countries across Europe and America.


1969 - first store opens in Dublin, Ireland. We operate 37 Penneys branded stores in Ireland.

1973 - first store opens in Derby, UK. We now operate over 188 stores in the UK.

May 2006 - Madrid, Spain. We now operate over 45 stores in Spain

December 2008 - Rotterdam, The Netherlands. We now operate 20 stores in The Netherlands

December 2009 - Lisbon, Portugal. We now operate 10 stores in Portugal

December 2009 – Bremen, Germany We now operate over 28 stores in Germany

December 2009 - Liege, Belgium. We now operate over 6 stores in Belgium

November 2011- Primark branded concessions open in Selfridges Birmingham & Manchester, UK

September 2015 - Boston, America. We now operate 13 stores in America

April 2016 - Arese, Italy. We now operate 7 stores in Italy

April 2019 - The world’s biggest Primark opens in Birmingham, UK

June 2019 - Ljubljana, Slovenia. Primark enters its 12th market and 1st in Central Eastern Europe.

August 2020 – Warsaw, Poland. Primark enters its 13th market.

To date the largest store that Primark operates worldwide is Birmingham High Street, which occupies a retail space of 160,000 sq ft (14,800 m2) spread over five floors. This store features three dining experiences including the first Primark Café with Disney. The store also features a beauty studio and barbers.

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.

Company Name: Primark US Corp. Company Number: 11000486717/ 5514115 Tax Number: FEIN/TIN 47-1063988 Registered office: 101 Arch Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02110 USA