The Irish fast-fashion retailer Primark has revealed that it expects to open around 8 new stores in Italy by the end of 2022 – doubling its current estate. Primark currently has 6 stores after having first opened in Italy five years ago. The entire Italian portfolio will thus expand to 14 in 2022.
With the first store to open in Rome, the brand is also aimed to open in Catania, Sicily and Chieti, Abruzzo by 2021. The location in Milan set to open in 2022 will also house the regional office in Italy. Primark also plans to open 15 new stores in Spain, US, UK, France and several other countries.