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Primark Reviews

Updated 23 Feb 2020

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3.4
65%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
937 Ratings
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  • "Also - no discount except from in December where you get 10% off at Christmas(in 130 reviews)

  • "Pay was not great and no staff discount(in 129 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Yearly increase in pay Good union

    Cons

    Can be treated like kids in school

    Primark2020-02-17
  2. "Great for student work along side uni"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Plymouth, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good part time job for students, met wonderful people

    Cons

    not the best hours, not so great around the holidays if you lived away, didn't spend Christmas with my family

    Primark2020-02-23
  3. "PRIMARK - RETAIL ASSISTANT"

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

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Customer promise training Various job role opportunities Working well as a team

    Cons

    We only recieve 10% discount every 3 months that lasts only 4 weeks.

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    Primark2020-02-22
  4. "Nice"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in London, England

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

    Pros

    Equality Empathy Warm Flexible Nice staff

    Cons

    Late shifts Not development Part time position ... ..... .....

    Primark2020-02-13
  5. "Nice for a first job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time

    Pros

    If you work weekends the day goes quite quickly and the pay is quite good especially for people looking for their first job

    Cons

    It’s hard to get holiday and days off, also hard to book overtime

    Primark2020-02-13
  6. "Primark Experience"

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

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

    Pros

    Primark gives employees great opportunities to prosper within the business.

    Cons

    Most of the stores are too massive. Therefore, as an employee, you hardly remember where stock is as they often move them around the store.

    Primark2020-02-12
  7. "Retail"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Consultant 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Good management and guidance provided

    Cons

    A lot of work To Do

    Primark2020-02-12
  8. "Good promotion prospects"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in London, England

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

    Pros

    Good promotion prospects and great training, once promoted.

    Cons

    No encouragement to apply for promotion

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    Primark2020-02-11
  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice place to work for

    Cons

    None none none none none

    Primark2020-02-10
  10. "Good job for students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Pay Colleagues Flexible hours Christmas hours

    Cons

    Unpaid breaks not enough overtime Heavily understaffed

    Primark2020-02-10

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