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Shopping with us greener than online, claims Primark’s owner

The Times
18 November 2019

The owner of Primark has defended the fast-fashion industry and said that shopping on the high street was more environmentally friendly than online delivery vans “puffing their way up and down a street”.

George Weston, chief executive of Associated British Foods, said that the scale of Primark’s global operations meant that it had “one of the world’s best supply chains and we don’t air freight the goods, we ship them, which has far lower emissions”.

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