Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed EPP (JSE:EPP), Poland’s biggest retail landlord, today welcomed the opening of the country’s first Primark, the international retailer that offers Amazing Fashion at Amazing Prices, at its Galeria Młociny shopping centre, Warsaw.
The Primark Warsaw store, which created over 250 local jobs, comprises of 3,660 square metres of retail selling space over two floors at EPP’s co-owned Galeria Młociny shopping centre. It features the latest trends in women’s, men’s, and children’s fashions including footwear, accessories, as well as lingerie and homeware. Customers can also shop Primark’s range of products made using sustainable, recycled, and organic materials.
The store’s design and layout builds on Primark’s latest contemporary shop fit with 35 fitting rooms, including family ones, 30 cash desks, and access to free Wi-Fi for an enjoyable and convenient shopping experience.
The store also features extensive measures in place to help safeguard employees and customers including a social distancing protocol and increased in-store cleaning.
– Galeria Młociny boasts a spectacular mix of retailers, which strongly differs from the offer available anywhere else in Poland. This has allowed it to become a unique shopping destination on the map of Warsaw and a must-be place for the most exciting brands. We are very happy to welcome one of them – Primark, a much-awaited debut in our shopping centre – said Wojciech Knawa, Member of the Management Board responsible for the property management at EPP.
– We are delighted to open the doors of our first store in Poland and to offer our Amazing Fashion at Amazing Prices to customers from Warsaw and beyond. Poland is an important market for Primark and marks another milestone in our expansion in Central and Eastern Europe. I would also like to thank all our employees who have been working hard to ensure we are ready to welcome our customers to shop in a safe environment for all – stated Maciej Podwojski, Sales and Operations Manager, Primark Poland.
EPP has a 70% shareholding in the flagship Galeria Młociny shopping centre and also manages this Poland’s most modern shopping complex.
Primark was represented by Cresa in the process of negotiating the lease of the first store in Poland located in Galeria Młociny.