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Wittington Investments

December 6, 2020

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Second lockdown costs Weston family’s Primark $579 million in sales

The Weston family-controlled food and retail giant Associated British Foods estimates it lost £430 million ($579 million) in sales while its high street fashion retailer Primark was closed during the latest coronavirus lockdown.

May 9, 2017

High street shoppers worldwide may not have heard of the transatlantic Weston family but they certainly will have heard of the brands owned or controlled by the Irish/Canadian clan. CampdenFB takes a look at the people behind the names

August 15, 2011

The Weston family-controlled company Wittington Investments has paid out a £73 million (€82.7 million) dividend, with the majority expected to go to good causes.

The Weston family-controlled company Wittington Investments has paid out a £73 million (€82.7 million) dividend, with the majority expected to go to good causes.

A spokesman for Wittington, which is 79% owned by the family's Garfield Weston Foundation and 21% owned by members of the Weston family, confirmed that the company saw its revenues rise by 9.9 per cent to £10.3 billion in the year to September 2010.

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