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Don't get me wrong, I like clothes and will spend when something is good enough. My usual pit stop is Zara, but popped into primark this week and was shocked at how tops that used to cost £6-8 now cost £12...it's primark ffs, surely I can wait until the Topshop sale rather than spend that on stuff that may not last?!
YANBU. Primark is more hassle than it's worth. It isn't particularly cheap any more; the sizing is all over the place; and everything is made from polyester so you feel as if you're wearing cling film.
YANBU. I went there to get a Xmas jumper for my DS aged 5. The cheapest one was £16. Most of his normal jumpers from Next etc cost less than that. I am happy to pay out but when it's only going to be worn a few times and he will be grown out of it by next year I am loathe to pay it. I went to Matalan instead and paid a tenner.
i don't see the problem with the price rise. they are using better quality materials, more wool, cotton etc and hopefully it means they are paying the people who manufacture for them a better wage with better conditions so i have no issue with them raising the price of some things. other things are as cheap as they ever were i find
I bet they're just increasing their profits rather than paying better sums to the people in the factories. Some Primark stuff sells out fast, especially if a Vlogger raves about it on their haul video. Then they go for crazy prices on eBay.
I got dd a unicorn jumper ages ago and it's selling for over £30 in eBay.