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The first Primark was opened in June 1969 in Mary Street (Dublin). Soon, four more branches were opened. Further expansion took place in the United Kingdom, where in 1972, four stores were opened in several suburbs in England.
The biggest Primark store is located on Market Street in Manchester (England). It has an area of over 9,300 m2 and was renovated in 2012 and expanded with 4,600 m2 of the shop was added.
The first store in the Netherlands was opened in 2008 in Rotterdam. In the Netherlands shops in Almere, Arnhem, Den Haag , Eindhoven, Enschede, Hoofddorp, Nijmegen, Rotterdam (2), Venlo, Zaandam, and Zoetermeer. In total, Primark has about 52,000 employees. In the Netherlands, this is approximately 4800.