We want to give you an early ‘heads up’ that Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, has announced plans for a new store in Newmarket. Details are still to be confirmed and we will be able to give you confirmation of location, number of jobs created and opening dates in a couple of weeks’ time.
In the meantime, we can say that to mark the occasion there will be a family fun day for everyone to enjoy! Here’s some useful background in preparation for Poundland’s arrival:
Poundland has over 380 stores nationwide selling a huge selection of products at just £1 each including top brands such as Heinz, Colgate, Pepsi and Kodak – amazing value. There are plenty of offers available including 3 for £1 and ‘Buy One Get One Free’ deals, so shoppers can get even more value for a pound!
Poundland also offers seasonal ranges, such as Easter, garden and summer toys to name but a few.
As well as providing local customers with recession-busting bargains at amazing value for £1, the new store will also create jobs for the community and recruitment figures will be announced prior to the opening.
Poundland’s Trading Director, David Coxon, says: “Poundland has grown significantly over the past 12 months and it’s fantastic to see this expansion continuing with a new store in Newmarket. We’re looking forward to opening our doors!“
Poundland is Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer and winner of the 2011 Discount Retailer of the Year Award. It has 382 stores in the UK and sells an extensive range of high quality top brand and own brand products all for the single price point of £1 each, providing customers with amazing value every day.
Serving over 4 million customers every week, Poundland is an irresistible shopping experience where shoppers are guaranteed to find over 3,000 quality products and over
1,000 Top Brands, across 17 shopping categories including food and drink, health and beauty, household, gardening, DIY, pet, stationery, books, DVD’s and toys.
With a growth strategy of at least 50 new stores every year, Poundland is again on track to create approximately 2,000 new jobs.
In June 2010, Poundland was acquired by Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm. Warburg Pincus acquired a majority stake with the management at Poundland retaining a minority shareholding and continuing to lead the business.