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Unwell_Raptor
2nd Nov 2005, 20:56
The fashion chain Primark was left counting the costs of a blaze that completely destroyed a warehouse and offices at Lutterworth, Leicestershire.

Nearly four million garments were destroyed. Insurers are bracing themselves for a claim in excess of 100,000.

OneWorld22
2nd Nov 2005, 22:27
:p :p


Talk about adding "fuel" to a fire! those cheap clothes almost self ignite they're so flammable!

topcat450
3rd Nov 2005, 00:48
ASDA about to quit their 'Red Hot' line for fears PRIMARK have it covered. :)

Blacksheep
3rd Nov 2005, 01:59
All my work shirts are from 'George' actually... :p

barit1
3rd Nov 2005, 04:20
Shoe warehouse fire near here - great tragedy.

Nearly 10000 soles were lost. :ugh:

Standard Noise
3rd Nov 2005, 06:04
People of style and taste everywhere will rejoice at such wonderful news! And no, I was in Somerset.....................all night.

Grannies in Belfast will be weeping at the horror of it all, where on earth will they find tat of the same quality (!?) to buy for their little darling grandchildren for christmas?

ZFT
3rd Nov 2005, 07:59
A hell of a mark up at 2.5 p each!!!

Parapunter
3rd Nov 2005, 08:37
I was talking to the booking in dept of a well known american warehouse club business who are on the same estate as Prixmarce & they reckoned the sprinkler system was u/s - naughty if true.:rolleyes:

Unwell_Raptor
3rd Nov 2005, 08:51
According to this morning's press, Primark shares have shot up, because they are no longer lumbered with unsold Autumn stock, unlike almost every other retailer.

It's an ill wind.......

teeteringhead
3rd Nov 2005, 13:15
It's an ill wind ...

Rather like the tornado in Birmingham which "caused several million pounds worth of improvements"

tony draper
3rd Nov 2005, 13:23
Indeed, a humble box of matches can cure a lot of finacial woes.
:E