The Primark success story began in 1969 when their stores opened first under the name of Penneys in Mary Street, Dublin. Soon four more Penneys were added in the Greater Dublin area. Systematically they carved out their market share with their unique combination of fast fashion and lean operations.
Tesco is Ireland's leading food retailer with a network of 147 stores nationwide. We employ over 15,000 people in Ireland. We are the biggest supporter of the Irish food industry and each year we buy over €2 billion worth of Irish food and drink products for our stores here in Ireland and around the world.