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Primark Reviews

Updated 16 February 2018
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
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  • No staff discount which is offered by other similar companies (in 100 reviews)

  • No discount except at Christmas (in 104 reviews)

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  1. "Supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Primark part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Great team spirit

    - Flexible working hours for students

    Cons

    - Due to the rapid pace of the environment management can sometimes become too overbearing.


  2. "Good, but difficult"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    There's a real sense of community and you will get to know your coworkers really well.

    Cons

    It's tough, the demand is constant and the customers aren't the nicest.


  3. "Good place to work"

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

    I worked at Primark (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and supportive Staff members

    Cons

    Workload, constant changes

    Advice to Management

    Good experienced management team


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  5. "Great working environment!"

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    Current Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor in Hull, England
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor in Hull, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The work keeps you occupied so you are never bored and the store is filled with amazing co-workers who make you smile whilst carrying out the work, even the Supervisors and Managers are lovely and supportive.

    Cons

    Very little to complain about, sometimes it can be hard to complete a task quickly with customers constantly around

    Advice to Management

    Nothing much to comment


  6. "Retail Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Easy going, worked mainly on shop floor. Helped customers, worked alongside supervisors and worked in a team also. Great place to work.

    Cons

    Minimum hours, alaways wanted me to work a late shift when I was unavailable.


  7. "easy interview"

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

    I have been working at Primark (More than a year)

    Pros

    great staff good hours

    Cons

    always on your feet
    can be stressful


  8. "Enjoyable"

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    Current Employee - Retail Assistant in York, England
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant in York, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are lovely
    Flexible on hours

    Cons

    Standing all day
    Rude customers
    Lack of overtime

    Advice to Management

    Don’t get everyone else to do your dirty work


  9. "Retail Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Supportive supervisors
    Able to make good friends

    Cons

    Managers can take their jobs very seriously

    Advice to Management

    Go easy on us, we're all humans


  10. "Part time retail assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    You get staff discount during November

    Cons

    You are not allowed to be on leave during November and December


  11. "Primark in general"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor in Bromley, England
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor in Bromley, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Primark (More than a year)

    Pros

    The employees were lovely to work with. managers listened to your ideas to improve the shop floor and sections.

    Cons

    Some workers had a tendency to stir up drama.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to your staff!


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