Toys R Us, Poundworld... The retail chains the British high street waved goodbye to in 2018 As British retailers make their final sales of the year before Christmas, many will be eager for 2018 to be over. Experts dubbed it the 'worst year for the high street since the recession'. MailOnline - Published on December 24, 2018
Poundworld worker stole over £3,000 of takings and even hid it up his sleeve He was responsible for cashing up tills in the store Lincolnshire Echo - Published on December 1, 2018 Also reported by • Boston Target • East Lindsey Target • Sleaford Target • Retford Times
Data casts doubt on UK economy's rebound 01:49
British factories had their worst month in five-and-a-half years in April, suggesting the economy's weak start to 2018 has persisted. And as Kate King reports, the fall out from Britain's..
Business Video Online - Published on June 11, 2018
Data casts doubt on UK economy's rebound 01:49
British factories had their worst month in five-and-a-half years in April, suggesting the economy's weak start to 2018 has persisted. And as Kate King reports, the fall out from Britain's decision to..
Reuters Studio - Published on June 11, 2018
Poundworld enters administration 01:05
Poundworld is set to become the latest retail casualty on the British high street as it calls in administrators, putting 5,100 jobs at risk.
The budget retailer is poised to appoint Deloitte to..
ODN - Published on June 11, 2018
Bargain Buys to replace closed Poundworld Plus store in Taunton The former BHS site received 'considerable interest' after it was placed on the market Blackmore Vale - Published on November 26, 2018
B&M moving into former Poundworld store in Leicester’s Haymarket Shopping Centre The discount retailer disappeared from the UK high street in August Leicester Mercury - Published on November 12, 2018 Shoppers queue outside new Bargain Buys store in Freshney Place to grab lots of opening-day offers A new discount store has replaced Poundworld's former unit with "massive savings and fantastic bargains" on offer Grimsby Telegraph - Published on November 7, 2018
New Bargain Buys store replacing Poundworld in Grimsby - and there are lots of opening-day offers The new Freshney Place store is creating 30 jobs and promises a wide range of 'massive savings and fantastic bargains' Grimsby Telegraph - Published on November 6, 2018
UK: 2018: Insolvencies, CVAs And Issues For Landlords - Hewitsons LLP House of Fraser. Marks & Spencer. Poundworld. Toys R Us. New Look. Reports of names eponymous with the British High Street announcing job losses Mondaq - Published on October 19, 2018
Five Pound World is opening – and it's opening 180 stores across the UK Five Pound World is opening in the UK [Getty] From Aldi’s £4 steak sandwich kits to B&M’s new lemon drizzle cake – 2018 has been a great year for high street bargains. Poundland even brought.. OK! - Published on October 17, 2018 New store Five Pound World to sell everything for £5 Five Pound World will rent some of the stores previously home to Poundworld Bristol Post - Published on October 16, 2018
Poundworld is set to become £5 world and one could open in Leicester soon Poundworld collapsed earlier this year and stores across Leicestershire were closed down Leicester Mercury - Published on October 16, 2018
Nottingham could be about to get a £5 shop as Poundworld re-brands The shops left empty by Poundworld closures might soon be filled Nottingham Post - Published on October 16, 2018
Meet the Poundworld 'replacement' where everything costs just £5 Five Pound World opened its first store last week, and has big plans for the future Hull Daily Mail - Published on October 16, 2018
Derby Poundworld to become a £5 World! There's already one in Burton Derby Telegraph - Published on October 10, 2018 Here's what our readers think should replace Poundworld Plus in Taunton The premises has received 'considerable interest' since it was placed on the market Blackmore Vale - Published on October 6, 2018
Tens of thousands of pregnancy tests have been recalled over possible false results It's on sale in Poundworld and Bodycare Hull Daily Mail - Published on October 4, 2018 'Considerable interest' in closed Poundworld Plus store in Taunton as premises go on the market The budget chain was one of many businesses to close this year Blackmore Vale - Published on October 3, 2018
Poundworld founder to launch new discount venture Chris Edwards to invest up to £10m of personal fortune, saying £1 concept still viable FT.com - Published on September 28, 2018 New Bargain Buys store opens in Exeter to huge queues of people The store has replaced Poundworld in Fore Street Western Morning News - Published on September 21, 2018 Also reported by • Torquay Herald Express • Exeter Express and Echo • Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette • North Devon Journal
DAILY BRIEFING: Poundland takes over 20 former Poundworld stores Poundland is taking over 20 former Poundworld stores, creating 400 jobs. Meanwhile, French oil and gas giant Total has snapped up French electric car charging network G2mobility. MailOnline - Published on September 20, 2018 Also reported by • thisismoney.co.uk • Tamworth Herald • Express and Star Poundland to launch new Ayr store with clothing range PEP&CO Poundland will open the doors to its new store next month as part of a move to re-open the former Poundworld, which plunged into administration in August. Daily Record - Published on September 20, 2018
This is what is replacing Exeter's Poundworld store - and it's opening on Friday The new store will be opening at 10am Western Morning News - Published on September 18, 2018 Also reported by • Exeter Express and Echo • Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette • Torquay Herald Express • North Devon Journal RUTH SUTHERLAND asks - how have things gone so badly? It’s one thing when UK retailers like Poundworld, Maplin or even Debenhams run into trouble, but quite another when the retail carnage sweeping the high street strikes at John Lewis. MailOnline - Published on September 14, 2018
Why did Mike Ashley let House of Fraser go bust first? The secret behind pre-pack administrations Ailing department store House of Fraser went into administration on Friday – but it was not to suffer the same fate as fallen High Street counterparts Toys R Us, Maplin or Poundworld. MailOnline - Published on August 14, 2018 Also reported by • thisismoney.co.uk Poundworld could be saved by the Dublin retailing family David Henderson confirmed their offer had been accepted by administrators Deloitte yesterday to buy the best and remaining stores for an undisclosed sum. MailOnline - Published on August 9, 2018 Also reported by • thisismoney.co.uk
Poundworld brand could be resurrected An Irish retail family has agreed a deal in principle to buy the brand and some of the store leases. BBC News - Published on August 9, 2018 Also reported by • BBC Local News Last gasp buyer found for Poundworld Poundworld UK has been purchased by Dublin retailing family, the Hendersons, who opened Ireland's original Poundworld store in 1984. Express and Star - Published on August 9, 2018 Poundworld rescued in deal with Irish family who plan to keep 50 remaining stores open All store closures still set to go ahead, administrators Deloitte said Independent - Published on August 9, 2018