While most retailers continue to grapple with the challenges posed by Covid-19 to their business, the growth of Penneys continues apace.

Having seen the performance of its shops across Ireland exceed those recorded prior to the pandemic following the lifting of the lockdown earlier this summer, the fast-fashion retail giant has submitted a planning application to Kildare County Council to develop a new, state-of-the-art warehousing and distribution facility at Great Connell in Newbridge.

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