Poundland distances itself from Steinhoff woes as retailer hails progress BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Poundland has posted a mixed set of results for the first nine months of the year as the budget retailer insisted it is “profitable and stable” despite an ongoing crisis at its owner, Steinhoff. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/poundland-distances-itself-from-steinhoff-woes-as-retailer-hails-progress-37269914.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/article37269912.ece/bfdc9/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_c31d0c51-bd0a-4361-895b-b98995d077a3_1 Email Poundland has posted a mixed set of results for the first nine months of the year as the budget retailer insisted it is “profitable and stable” despite an ongoing crisis at its owner, Steinhoff. The firm booked a 5% decline in sales to 1.32 billion euros (£1.1 billion) in the period to June 30, the figure dragged down by the closure of 60 stores in the comparable period last year. … [Read more...] about Poundland distances itself from Steinhoff woes as retailer hails progress
Poundland has been hit with a huge fine for food safety failures at its Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre store after mouse droppings were found in a packet of Monster Munch. The national discount retail chain was successfully prosecuted by Ealing Council and fined £159,750 today (Wednesday, August 15) after pleading guilty to four food safety offences. Back in April 2017, a four-year-old girl picked up a multi-pack of Monster Munch with her mum, which turned out to have mice droppings within the packet and holes in the bags inside. The mum contacted the food safety team at Ealing Council to express her concerns and the local authority's food safety team then carried out a full investigation at the Ealing Broadway store. They found that Poundland "failed to protect food against any contamination likely to render the food unfit for human consumption", as well as failing to keep the premises clean. According to Ealing Council, the team also found the store failed to ensure that … [Read more...] about Mouse droppings found in Monster Munch at Ealing Poundland
0 Have your say A range of low cost skincare products have been launched by Poundland in an attempt to rival other high street stores. The budget retailer is launching the ‘#6’ range – which includes anti-ageing cream – today (August 14) in stores nationwide. All six of the products cost just £1 each and the range aims to fully cater for all skin types and all parts of the usual skincare routine by offering a micellar cleansing water, anti-ageing day and night creams, a collagen filler to fight signs of ageing, an eye cream and a derma serum.All of the products are made in the UK or the EU.Undercutting BootsHolly Mobley, Poundland’s had of glamour told the i: ‘Everyone wants to look good for less, and we spent a long time ironing out the wrinkles to develop a fantastic skincare range to fit all budgets.’Experts said the range could be beneficial for those seeking simple skincare products but … [Read more...] about Poundland launches £1 skincare range which includes anti-ageing cream
PUBLISHED: 08:45 14 August 2018 | UPDATED: 08:45 14 August 2018 Products from the #6 skincare range from Poundland. Picture: PA Photo/Handout Poundland is launching its own £1 skincare range to help customers “inject some everyday luxury” into their beauty routines. The six-piece range is an attempt by the budget retailer to tap into the beauty market – expected to be worth £26.7bn by 2022.Products will include micellar cleansing water, anti-ageing creams and collagen filler.The group flagged research by Global Data that shows annual spend per head on skincare is set to rise by £73 to £487 over the next five years.The retailer, owned by South Africa’s Steinhoff, has been diversifying rapidly over the past few years.To this end, Poundland is accelerating the rollout of Pep&Co fashion outlets within its stores as the firm ramps up competition with rival Primark.The expansion drive is part of its aim to become a “major high street … [Read more...] about Would you buy Poundland’s new skincare range?
POUNDLAND is launching its own £1 skincare range as the budget retailer looks to tap into what is tipped to be a £26.7 billion beauty market. The group said that its six-piece skincare range £6 will [...] You have reached your limit of free articles Registered users get 5 regular articles and 1 free Premium article per week. … [Read more...] about Poundland branches out into beauty as it casts eye on £26.7bn market