How to buy Primark clothes online while shops are shut during lockdown

Despite being a high street favourite, Primark bosses have insisted there will never be an online store.

The news might upset some shoppers desperate for some new threads as England moves into lockdown 2.0 and non-essential shops are closed.

Some stores reportedly saw mammoth queues ahead of the national shutdown as people looked to stock up on clothes one final time.

Previously, Primark's owners said a website would never work for their business model, The Livepool Echo reported.

John Bason, finance chief, previously spoke to MirrorOnline and said: "Look at a £2 T-shirt. Everyone think it's clickety-click but one third of clothes get returned.

“That means someone has to pick it up, someone has to deliver it, someone in the store has to take it back, refold it. It doesn’t work at the lower price point.”

However, although an official online store might not be in Primark's plans there are other websites stocking its items.

You can find nearly anything on eBay , including Primark products.

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There are currently thousands of results for Primark goodies on the online market place – but deals are done, often, at inflated prices.

Pyjamas seem to be the most popular sale, with offers of cosy winter wear common.

Amazon also seems to stock some Primark essentials, with results showing offers for men’s, women’s and kid’s clothes.

Once on Amazon's website if you search 'Primark' a whole range of homeware products and pyjamas comes up and even some clothing by its instore brand Atomsphere.

However it is worth noting that Primark does not have a “commercial relationship” with Amazon so any items are being sold through a third party.

Primark posted a statement about its products on Amazon on its Facebook page saying: "We do not have a commercial partnership with Amazon and any Primark products which appear on the site are being re-sold by third parties, at higher prices. We encourage our customers to visit us in our stores to find the best value."

The clothes shop has called on the government to allow stores to open 24-hours once lockdown lapses on December 2.

On Tuesday George Weston, chief executive of Primark parent company Associated British Foods said making opening hours on Sundays longer in particular, "would help us, help consumers, help the high street".

Weston continued: "In some locations, we could even open 24 hours. We know the demand is going to be there."

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