Poundland has introduced it should reopen 19 extra former Wilko shops within the subsequent two weeks, bringing the entire variety of Wilko-to-Poundland conversions to 56.
The websites will open beneath the Poundland model, stocking the in depth grocery, family and normal merchandise ranges present in Poundland shops.
They may also promote the most recent Pepco household clothes that may be discovered throughout 500-plus of Poundland’s current UK and Eire shops.
Poundland in the present day introduced it plans to open or relocate 75 shops over the three months to the tip of December – the most important three-month development programme within the model’s historical past.
This consists of the prevailing pipeline of recent shops in addition to the previous Wilko shops it has already opened, or plans to open, as new Poundland shops.
Up to now Poundland has supplied jobs to greater than 500 former Wilko staff.
Austin Cooke, Poundland’s managing director stated: “To open 75 shops within the area of a single quarter is nothing wanting a super-human effort from each member of the Poundland crew.
“To every one in all them I say ‘thanks’. “However we’re working at this tempo as a result of we’re on a mission –bold to develop, create jobs and serve new communities by opening outlets prospects and communities could be pleased with.”
Full checklist of former Wilko shops reopening as Poundland in subsequent two weeks:
Saturday October 28 2023:
- Unit A3, Carregaman Street, Ammanford, SA18 3ED
- 13 Institute Lane, Alfreton, DE55 7BQ
- 12 Vale Home, Pavilion Procuring Centre, Thornaby, TS17 9FD
- 15 Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF
- Unit 15-18 Killingworth Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 6YT
- Stage 3, Darwin Procuring Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1PL
- Unit 38, Salter Procuring Centre, St Andrews Sq., Droitwich, WR9 8HE
- 3-7 Excessive Road, Redhill, RH1 1RD
- Epic Home, 2 Charles Road, Leicester, LE1 3JA
- 18-19 Bancroft, Hitchen, SG5 1JQ
Saturday November 4 2023:
- Unit 16, Lagny Road, Alnwick, NE66 1LB
- 22-24 Headingley Central, Otley Street, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2UE
- 48-52 Freeman Road, Grimsby, DN32 7AG
- Unit 11, St Andrews Retail Park, Hull, HU3 4EH
- 12-14 Bore Road, Lichfield, WS13 6LL
- 30-40 Excessive Road, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 8AA
- Edmonton Inexperienced Procuring Centre, 3-11 North Sq., London, N9 0TZ
- 41 Hamilton Approach, Oak Mall Centre, Greenock, PA15 1RQ
- 32 Yoden Approach, Citadel Dene Procuring Centre, Peterlee, SR8 1AL
In Redhill, Hull, Greenock and Peterlee, Poundland will relocate into the Wilko items from current close by shops.
Poundland has already opened 37 former Wilko shops inside simply three weeks.
It got here shortly after Poundland’s proprietor Pepco agreed to purchase as much as 71 of the collapsed agency’s properties from directors.
Selection retailer chain B&M additionally entered right into a cope with Wilko’s directors to purchase as much as 51 properties.
The Vary has agreed a deal to buy the Wilko model identify, web site and mental property.
Wilko.com has since been relaunched, with customers now in a position to get house supply for on-line orders.