Primark has appointed real estate company Savills to search for temporary storage space for excess stock ordered before the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown.
The retailer is searching for up to 400,000 sq ft of warehouse space in the Midlands on a short-term lease to help store £1.5bn worth of stock from overseas.
A spokesperson for Primark said: “We have made clear our intention to secure additional space to house product we are receiving from our suppliers. We don’t comment on commercial arrangements.”
Drapers has contacted Savills for comment.
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