*The following is a press release from Primark
DANBURY, CONN. (April 29, 2016) − Primark, a leading European fashion retailer with over 300 stores in 11 countries, has announced the opening date of its third U.S. location and first in Connecticut, at the Danbury Fair Mall. Primark Danbury will open its doors to customers at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 10, when Primark will bring its signature trend-setting, affordable fashion to one of New England’s largest shopping centers.
“We are thrilled to continue our momentum in the Northeast with our first Connecticut location,” said Paul Marchant, Primark Chief Executive. “Feedback from customers to our two U.S. stores in Boston and Philadelphia has been very positive and we are delighted by the opportunity to introduce Primark’s amazing fashion at amazing prices to Danbury customers just in time for the summer season.”
Located on the mall’s upper level, Primark’s Danbury store is approximately 53,600 sq. ft. and will offer a constantly refreshed range of womenswear, menswear, children’s wear, home goods, beauty products and gifts. The store’s design and layout builds on Primark’s latest contemporary shop fit concept and will feature 65 fitting rooms and 45 registers for fast and convenient shopping.
“In addition to being known for our up-to-the-minute fashion at value-for-money prices, Primark is recognized for our dedication to our customer promise of an easy, caring and fun experience,” said Jose Luis Martinez de Larramendi, President of Primark U.S. “This customer promise is delivered through our welcoming and easy-to-shop store environment, coupled with an engaging and supportive store staff ‐ an aspect we are keenly focused on in Danbury at the moment as we are underway with recruitment efforts.”
Primark is actively hiring for the Danbury Fair Mall store, hosting recruitment events from now to May 10th at its recruitment center located on the lower level of Danbury Fair Mall. A wide range of opportunities are available as Primark looks to fill over 230 positions ranging from retail support and visual merchandising to cash office and stockroom roles.
In addition to two stores currently open in Boston’s Downtown Crossing and Pennsylvania’s King of Prussia Mall, as well as the upcoming Danbury store, Primark has announced plans to launch in five further locations through 2016/2017. Planned locations include Willow Grove Mall (Willow Grove, Pa.), Freehold Raceway Mall (Freehold, N.J.), Burlington Mall (Burlington, Mass.), Staten Island Mall (Staten Island, N.Y.), South Shore Plaza (Braintree, Mass.) Primark recently revealed plans for its ninth store in the Northeastern U.S. at American Dream, in East Rutherford, N.J.
Primark is one of the largest clothing retailers in Europe, offering its customers quality, up-to-the-minute fashion at value-for-money prices. It has 306 stores and has approximately 60,000 permanent employees in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, France, Italy and the United States. Primark, which is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc, was founded in June 1969 in the Republic of Ireland and now operates from 11.5 million square feet of selling space across 11 countries. Primark has been ranked a Leader by the UK’s Ethical Trading Initiative since 2011, and in March 2015, Greenpeace’s Detox campaign recognized Primark as a leader on the issue of chemicals management.
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About Danbury Fair Mall
Danbury Fair ranks as one of New England’s largest shopping centers, including over 180 leading retailers and more than 1.2 million square feet of total retail space. Conveniently located off of Interstate 84 and US Route 7, Danbury Fair is owned by The Macerich Company and has been recently modernized to provide shoppers with a premier retail destination.