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Late last year, European fast fashion retailer Primark announced that it was entering the US through seven leased Sears stores but didn't disclose all the locations at that time. Now, real estate research group CoStar is reporting the locations for five out of the seven proposed stores: Danbury Fair in Danbury, Connecticut; Freehold Raceway Mall in Freehold, New Jersey; Willow Grove Park Mall in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania; King of Prussia Mall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and the Staten Island Mall in Staten Island, New York.
Primark will share retail space with Sears in every location except the King of Prussia Mall, where Sears no longer operates but still owns the space. The new fast fashion competitor is expected to start moving in within the next 12 to 18 months.
· Five of Primark's First of Seven U.S. Stores Now Revealed [CoStar]
· European Fast Fashion Brand Primark Will Finally Enter the US [Racked]
· Sears Will Copy Zara's Fashion Strategy [Racked]