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In this article we look at what UK variety discounters are doing to address the challenges created by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Following on from Poundland's successful trial of its new chilled and frozen range, the variety discounter will be rolling out the range to a further 60 stores. Chilled and frozen shop-in-shops Poundland began trialling 350 new chilled and frozen lines in its Ashbourne, Derbyshire store in October 2019. This was quickly followed by four more stores, and now will be extended to 60 mor...
Poundland's parent group Pepco has released its Q1 results, for the three months ending 31st December 2019. It shows positive performance continues at both Poundland and Dealz. Poundland and Dealz results Overall revenue growth: 3.1% Like-for-like growth: 1.3% Year-on-year store growth: 3.9% Poundland sees record day of sales Despite the challenging trading environment seen...
In its latest bid to grab a bigger share of the grocery market Poundland is rolling out its range of chilled ready meals across its entire estate. The "Bistro menu" The new range will be branded as the "Bistro menu" and each meal will cost £1.50. The range was tested initially in the trial of its new pricing structure across 24 stores in the Midlands. Using grocery to grow basket size ...

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01/03/2020

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Poundland.

23/01/2020
2019 was a big year for Poundland. It began making significant changes to its proposition, as part of its continued evolution moving away from being a single priced retailer to a simple price retailer. It also began trialling a new chilled and frozen range. In this report we showcase what we’ve seen in stores, explore other changes happening in Poundland and what they mean for suppliers.
20/01/2020
This guide to Ireland explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
02/12/2019
We’re wrapping up 2019 by looking at some of the most insightful discount stores we visited this year. This report will give you a view on how the discount channel is evolving globally. Discounters use a more shopper centric strategy, they invest in technology in their stores and evolve their assortments to align with latest trends.
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