International Irish clothing retailer Primark is opening a new distribution center in Jacksonville, Florid.
Boasting an over 550,000 sq ft warehouse space, the newly inaugurated distribution center is situated in in North Jacksonville. This is Primark’s second distribution center in the US, in addition to Bethlehem, PA. Its opening aligns with
Primark’s vision to strengthen its presence in the US, particularly in the Southern states including Florida and Texas.
Primark also plans to open four new stores at prominent locations including Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Virginia; Mall at Prince George’s in Hyattsville, Maryland; CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin, Tennessee; and Katy Mills in Katy, Texas.
There is a growing demand for Primark stores across the US, particularly in the southern locations, says Kevin Tulip, President, Primark US.
The retailer plans to further expand its footprint in Florida by opening new stores in Orlando and beyond. Primark currently operates 24 stores across nine states in the US. It plans to expand its store network in the country to 60 by 2026.