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Variety discounter Poundland continues to grow its grocery range, adding chilled and frozen to 37 more stores, and free-from to 300 stores.

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Poundland's parent group Pepco released results for the 13 weeks to June 30th. The group saw strong results overall, with sales across all banners +45.5% and like-for-like sales +29.3%. Poundland bounces back following temporary store closures during lockdowns Poundland and Dealz saw total sales growth of +30.3% to €481m in the period, with like-for-like sales +21.1%. 22 new stores opened, ...
Pan-European variety discounter, Pepco has reported first half sales up 9% to €1,995m in the period to 31 March 2021. As well as operating the Poundland brand in the UK, the business operates the PEPCO and Dealz retail chains in continental Europe and Ireland. Boosted by 402 net new stores Ending the half with 3,246 stores in total, Pepco’s store portfolio has grown by 14.1% since March 202...
UK variety discount retailer Poundland has opened two trial Poundland Local stores, moving its brand beyond the traditional high street/shopping centre format into smaller footprint (sub-3,000 sq ft), local neighbourhood locations for the first time.  The stores located at Kendray, Barnsley and Hornsea are both in Yorkshire, and both have been developed in former Fultons Foods stores; part of the...

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Variety discounters are an increasingly important part of shoppers’ repertoire, competitors of grocers and an alternative route to market for brands. In this presentation we combine our retail and shopper knowledge to understand the key trends shaping the variety discount channel.
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Variety discounters are an increasingly important part of shoppers’ repertoire, competitors of grocers and an alternative route to market for brands. In this presentation we combine our retail and shopper knowledge to understand the key trends shaping the variety discount channel.

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