Primark has announced that it will open the doors of its new Craigavon store in December.
The store, which will the retailer's ninth in Northern Ireland, will be located in Rushmere Shopping Centre. Primark Craigavon will open at 10am on December 16 and will create a "significant number of new jobs for the area".
The new store is part of the retailer’s ongoing investment in Northern Ireland, as Primark is also set to reopen its new Bank Buildings flagship store in Belfast next Tuesday November 1.
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Spanning 30,800 sq ft. of fantastic retail space on one floor, the new Craigavon store will offer menswear, womenswear, kidswear, beauty, lifestyle and homewares. The store will also feature Primark’s licensed ranges including NBA, Disney and NFL.
It will also offer a range of clothes and products under its Primark Cares label, as part of the retailer’s pledge to make "more sustainable fashion affordable for everyone". Already, almost 40% of Primark’s clothes are made using recycled or more sustainably sourced materials, a spokesperson said.
Speaking ahead of the Craigavon store opening, Jacqui Byers, area manager for Primark Northern Ireland said: "We are delighted to announce the opening date of the new Primark Craigavon store, just in time for final Christmas preparations. We’re proud to continue to invest in Northern Ireland, and we know this new store has been a highly anticipated arrival in the community.
"We are really looking forward to welcoming colleagues and customers into our new store in December. So, whether it’s festive fashion, winter homewares or everyday essentials, there will be something for everyone at Primark Craigavon."
Martin Walsh, Rushmere Shopping Centre manager added: "We look forward to welcoming Primark to Rushmere. It has been long requested by our customers and we are very confident that the new store will be a great success."
Primark currently has eight stores in Northern Ireland and over 400 stores in total across Europe and North America. Next week, the retailer will reopen its new Bank Buildings store in Belfast, following an extensive four-year restoration project.
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