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‘Shameless’ Primark customers strip off on shop floor to try on clothes as changing rooms closed under Covid rules

“SHAMELESS” Primark shoppers have been stripping off on the shop floor because changing rooms are closed under Covid rules.

Staff at the retail chain claim that some customers have been spotted taking off their shirts to try on clothes since shops reopened last week.

Primark's changing rooms have remained closed after shops reopened on April 12

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Primark’s changing rooms have remained closed after shops reopened on April 12Credit: Getty
Huge queues formed as non-essential shops were allowed to open for business

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Huge queues formed as non-essential shops were allowed to open for businessCredit: AP

And while some employees attempt to enforce the Covid-19 precaution measures, others have given up saying “people do it anyways.”

An employee told the Telegraph:

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Primark revenue and profits hit by store closures

Primark revenue and profits hit by store closures

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Primark has reported a drop in half-year sales and profit as Covid-19-related store closures continue to impact the retailer.

The fast-fashion giant’s revenue fell 40 percent to 2.23 billion pounds for the six months to February 27, with the majority of its stores closed for more than half of the period. Unlike many of its rivals, Primark doesn’t have a webstore to offset sales losses from its physical stores.

Adjusted operating profit plummeted 90 percent to 43 billion pounds.

Primark’s parent company, Associated British Foods (ABF), reported a 17 percent drop

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