Press Release Year: 2012

Dec 18 2012

Savvy Shopping Brits

Savvy shopping Brits spend up to 130 days searching for the ultimate deal during their lifetime, according to new research revealed today by Poundland. Over 96% of the nation make as many as 156 store visits each year in a bid to bag the best prices for their weekly shop, with 20% spending up to […]

Dec 11 2012

Poundland sales show frugal is still fashionable this Christmas

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, has sold over 113,000 products in its ‘Make Your Own’ Christmas range, suggesting families across the UK are looking for frugal ways to cut back on outgoing costs this Christmas. Tinsel is back!! “Living frugally, including the ‘make your own’ trend, became fashionable with the recession”, comments Richard […]

Dec 10 2012

Poundland’s promotion drive to reward loyal customers

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, has launched its first third-party promotional campaign to reward its loyal customers. Yesterday, Poundland launched a week long promotion in association with Mecca Bingo, where customers aged 25 and over, who spend £10 or more in one transaction will receive a £5 Mecca Bingo voucher to spend online. […]

Nov 11 2012

Over 2,000 temporary seasonal jobs up for grabs at Poundland

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, has announced it will be recruiting over 2,000 temporary colleagues to strengthen its workforce during the busy Christmas period. The discount retailer has over 400 stores across the UK and will be recruiting for roles in most of its stores. There will also be further jobs available at […]

Sep 18 2012

Poundland predicts spook-tacular sales this Halloween

Poundland’s Halloween range is already a hit with customers as themed lights, fancy dress accessories, and an exclusively-designed cupcake stand have started to fly off the shelves. The discount retailer’s Halloween range is in stores now Seasonal trends and customer feedback were used to develop Poundland’s best range yet; more than 60 per cent of […]

Sep 1 2012

New Poundland 200,00sq ft Distribution Centre opened by local MP

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price retailer, has today announced the official opening of its new 200,000 square foot distribution centre in Hoddesdon, Herefordshire, bringing 250 jobs to the local area. Local MP, Charles Walker, MP Broxbourne who attended the opening, says: “Poundland’s new distribution centre has been a great boost for employment in the community. […]

Jun 18 2012

Richard Lancaster joins Poundland from Morrisons

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price retailer, today announced an exciting development within its management team. Jim McCarthy, CEO, said: “I am pleased to announce that with effect from 2 July 2012 David Coxon, Trading Director, is appointed Business Development Director. “I am also delighted that Richard Lancaster, former Corporate Marketing and Operations Director at Morrisons, […]

Apr 12 2012

Poundland celebrates its significant 400th store opening

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, is proud to be celebrating a milestone in 2012 with the opening of its 400th store in Haringey, London on Saturday 28 April. The Haringey store, a former Peacocks unit, has created 30 new jobs including sales assistants and managerial roles which is a positive employment boost to […]