06 October 2015
Jim McCarthy, Poundland’s chief executive, spoke at IGD’s Big Debate, setting out to dispel key myths around discount retailing and how the outlook for the channel remains very positive.
Myth 1. Fixed price retailing cannot continue against a backdrop of inflation
McCarthy highlighted how Poundland had existed for 25 years and has not raised its price point, and also how US-based Dollar Tre...