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Poundland Overview

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Wolverhampton, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1990
Company - Private
General Merchandise & Superstores
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors

99p Stores, B&M Retail

Poundland&rsquo;s retailing concept is extremely simple: a range of more than 3000 items, each offered for sale at only &pound;1 each &ndash; representing AMAZING VALUE for money.<br/><br/>Our pilot store opened in the Octagon Centre, Burton-upon-Trent in ... Read more

Mission: Poundland&rsquo;s retailing concept is extremely simple: a range of more than 3000 items, each offered for sale at only &pound;1 each &ndash; representing AMAZING VALUE for money.<br/><br/>Our pilot store opened in the Octagon Centre, Burton-upon-Trent in ... Read more

Poundland Reviews

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    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Pound, VA
    Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Pound, VA

    I worked at Poundland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Keeping fit and always on your feet

    Cons

    Long hours, no thanks and no help or support as the support centre know very little

    Advice to Management

    Train your hr department and review the hours the stores are open

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Poundland Photos

Poundland photo of: Our Head Office in Willenhall
Poundland photo of: Reception
Poundland photo of: Busy busy busy!
Poundland photo of: London
Poundland photo of: Opening day
Poundland photo of: Poundland dog the mascot. Opening day.
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Poundland Interviews

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    Sales Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New London, WI
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Poundland (New London, WI) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Conversational easy tone not very formal, one to one interview very easy questions and I heard about whether they decided to hire me or not within 48 Hours through an email

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Poundland Awards & Accolades

  • Discounter of the Year, Retail Industry Awards, 2011
  • Discounter of the Year, Grocer Gold Awards, 2013

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