Press Release Year: 2013

Nov 28 2013

Jane Asher to launch Poundland’s 500th store

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, is celebrating a significant milestone with the launch of its 500th store on Corporation Street, Birmingham. The new landmark store is expected to create up to 42 new jobs for the local community and will cover over 7,000 square foot of retailing space, providing shoppers in the centre […]

Oct 21 2013

Poundland Creates 2,500 Temporary Jobs For Christmas

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, has announced that it will create around 2,500 temporary positions to manage the busy Christmas period. With a growing number of customers – Poundland now serves an average of 4.8 million every week – we are proud to be offering 25% more temporary positions than we did last […]

Sep 6 2013

Poundland to build 350,000sq ft South East Distribution Centre

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price retailer, today announces that it has received official approval to build a new state of the art distribution centre in Harlow, Essex.  The 350,000 sq ft purpose built facility, which will be operational in 2014, will create approximately 650 new jobs. Poundland’s expansion plans The new facility, which replaces the […]

Jun 12 2013

Poundland scoops the Grocer Gold’s Discount Retailer of the Year Award

Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, has been awarded ‘Discount Retailer of the Year’ at the prestigious Grocer Gold Awards. The ‘Discount Retailer of the Year’ award recognises the overall impact Poundland has made to the discount sector, from its consumer initiatives and innovative products, to the businesses strong sales results and ambitious expansion […]

Apr 8 2013

Poundland Work Experience Programme

In light of the news about the Department of Work and Pensions work experience case, we would like to announce that we have been working in partnership with the Job Centre Plus over the last few months to launch our own work experience programme for those considering a career in retail. Withdrawal from the DWP […]