Press Release Year: 2016

Dec 23 2016

Bag a Bargain at Poundland this Christmas

Discount retailer announces Christmas Eve sale across a range of festive products Leading value retailer Poundland today announced that it will slash prices on lots of amazing Christmas products by 50% on Christmas Eve. Savvy shoppers looking to bag a last minute Christmas bargain will be able to get their hands on hundreds of products […]

Oct 17 2016

Poppy Appeal 2016

We are delighted to be supporting this year’s Poppy Appeal again. Poundland stores will be selling poppies at till points which customers can obtain by making a donation to the Royal British Legion in the canisters provided. The poppies will be available throughout the duration of the appeal from Saturday 29th October until Sunday 13th […]

Sep 1 2016

1 in 3 millennials struggle with basic household tasks

A third of young adults can’t hang a picture or change a light bulb and a quarter admit they can’t even boil an egg, according to a shocking new study* by Poundland. It seems that although millennials may be social media and smart phone savvy the majority do not have the skills that the older […]

May 20 2016

Poundland donates nearly £800,000 to UK charities from sales of plastic carrier bags

Poundland, Europe’s largest value general merchandise retailer, has today announced it will be donating nearly £800,000 to charities across England, Scotland and Wales, from the sales of its plastic carrier bags. Legislation across the UK requires retailers to charge 5p per plastic bag given to customers and Poundland will be donating the money from the […]

Apr 15 2016

Poundland invests in technology to improve its customers’ check-out experience

Poundland, Europe’s leading single price retailer, has completed a significant technology rollout by upgrading all of its UK and Ireland (Dealz) stores to accept payment by Contactless and Apple Pay. Poundland customers want a fast, friendly and efficient checkout experience. The completion of this initiative allows customers the choice of paying quickly and efficiently using […]

Mar 2 2016

Kevin O’Byrne to succeed Jim McCarthy as Chief Executive Officer

Kevin O’Byrne to succeed Jim McCarthy as Chief Executive Officer Poundland Group Plc (the “Company”), Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin O’Byrne to the Board as Chief Executive Designate with effect from 4th April 2016. Kevin will become Chief Executive Officer on 1st July and succeed Jim […]

Feb 5 2016

TOWIE star Lockie to open new Dagenham Poundland store

TOWIE star Lockie to open new Dagenham Poundland store This weekend (6th February 2016) marks the 100th conversion of 99p Stores to Poundland First 100 customers through the doors will receive a celebratory cupcake and a £5 voucher The latest 99p Store conversion to Poundland is located in Dagenham, Essex and will be officially opened […]

Feb 2 2016

Get ready for gardening that doesn’t cost the earth…

Get ready for gardening that doesn’t cost the earth… Poundland announces partnership with Charlie Dimmock with ground-breaking range Poundland, Europe’s largest value general merchandise retailer, is pleased to announce a new and exclusive range of gardening products with celebrity gardener, Charlie Dimmock which is set to revolutionise customers’ gardens. In stores nationwide from 29 February […]