Press Release Year: 2011

Nov 10 2011

Festive Work at Poundland

Willenhall, West Midlands: Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, today announced that it is recruiting approximately 2,000 temporary colleagues to help with the busy Christmas period. Extra colleagues for Christmas Jim McCarthy, CEO, said: “We need on average five or six extra colleagues in each store to help us cope with the busiest time […]

Aug 1 2011

Poundland’s CEO wins Outstanding Business Achievement Award!

Poundland’s CEO, Jim McCarthy, was delighted to receive The Grocer Cup’s Outstanding Business Achievement Award last night. The IGD Food Industry Awards was held at The Lancaster Hotel, London. The Grocer Cup for Outstanding Business Achievement is one of the grocery industry’s top accolades It is awarded to the individual who has inspired exceptional results […]

Mar 10 2011

Poundland wins Discount Retailer of the Year!

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, was awarded the Discount Retailer of the Year at the 2011 Retail Industry Awards last night, held at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, London. In July, the single priced retailer announced its expansion into Ireland with the Dealz brand. The retailer is also on track to open 50 […]