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Primark Reviews

Updated Dec 6, 2019

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3.4
63%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
876 Ratings
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  • "Pay was not great and no staff discount(in 128 reviews)

  • "Also - no discount except from in December where you get 10% off at Christmas(in 127 reviews)

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  1. "was good!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Chelmsford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexibile, and not too taxing to the mind

    Cons

    hard work, and the shifts were quite monotonous

    Advice to Management

    need breaks

    Primark2019-10-21
  2. "great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    lovely enviroment and great pay

    Cons

    not enough holidays given out

    Primark2019-12-06
  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Warm Environment and colleagues More Overtime Opportunities Opportunities to Grow

    Cons

    Underqualified HR Team Poor Compensation and Benefits

    Primark2019-12-04
  4. "Hard work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Employees are fun to talk too. Cares about their employees

    Cons

    Customers tend to not care about you at all. No discount lmao

    Primark2019-12-04
  5. "Visual merchandiser"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good team work,good management

    Cons

    Too much work To do

    Primark2019-12-03
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Reasonable pay and great colleagues

    Cons

    Supervisors can be quite frustrating

    Primark2019-12-04
  7. "hard work but rewarding"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Buyer in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exposure experience autonomy and responsibility Fun & creative good company perks, flexi days

    Cons

    Really hard work long hours some people in managerial positions not fully trained

    Advice to Management

    ensure the company values are engrained into everyone, especially those in management positions

    Primark2019-12-04
  8. "Excellent team, poor management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Retail Assistant in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people you work with especially on a part time contract with students are amazing. Every shift is fun with them and we have made lifelong friendships.

    Cons

    Management is poor, approaching them is difficult and their general communication is awful

    Advice to Management

    Be more approachable

    Primark2019-12-02
  9. "Busy retail"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Watford, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Effective and motivating management and colleagues

    Cons

    Can get very chaotic during busy periods

    Primark2019-12-02
  10. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, friendly management who are willing to listen and change things based on employee concerns

    Cons

    Heavily workload, below competitive pay

    Advice to Management

    Better rotating of weekend shifts

    Primark2019-11-29
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