These British bargains will soon be available in Spain
British discount retailer Poundland – famed for its bargain deals of multipack crisps, drinks packs, plastic toys and low-priced cleaning goods all priced (yep, you guessed it) at a quid – has recently announced that it is set to open ten trial stores in Spain.
The arrival of a Poundland store on your local high street in the UK is often met with trepidation. Its presence – much like off-licences, bookmakers and pawn shops – is usually a fair indicator that an area is on a rather downward trajectory, economically speaking.
So does the news that the company behind the stores, Poundland Group Plc., fancies expanding to Spain spell that further gloom is on the horizon? Actually, the exact opposite could well be closer to the truth…