BARGAIN basement clothes store Primark was by far the busiest store in Inverness on reopening Monday, with staff supervising the entry of restricted numbers of customers.
Even with a 100-yard long queue at times people eager to restock their wardrobes were not put off waiting.
People emerged with large bags packed with clothes, although none of the buyers looked in any way threadbare in appearance.
After the initial rush activity at the store is likely to gradually dampen down to more normal levels, although limited queuing could be necessary for some time yet.
However the parade of customers seeking entry to Primark was in stark contrast to the scenario on the other side of Bridge Street.
There were no shops open there, and it was deserted.