Pound Shop Wars

November 2015
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November 20, 2015

4.0 52 x
Poundworld boss Chris went into partnership last year with his former rival, Poundland founder Steve Smith, to launch an online pound shop. After six months, their business relationship has ended. Steve might think that Chris has turned his back on online retail, but he'd be wrong. Instead, Chris has decided that Poundworl...
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November 13, 2015

3.0 14 x
Poundworld boss Chris is setting out to prove they're no Mickey Mouse operation. He's done a huge deal allowing him to manufacture a range of genuine Disney products promoting the latest smash-hit film, Frozen. Chris can't believe that, from starting off on a single market stall in Wakefield, he now finds himself signing d...
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November 6, 2015

3.0 18 x
Along the south coast, Poundworld's rivals outnumber the chain by 70 shops to zero. It's something boss Chris is desperate to rectify. In Yorkshire, Chris's office has turned into a war room, as plans are afoot for a full-scale invasion.
October 2015
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October 28, 2015

3.0 16 x
Seasonal sales can make or break a pound shop. In the last few years, flogging fake blood and cut-price costumes has made monster Halloween sales for Poundworld boss Chris. This year, he's decided the company will create their own friendly Halloween characters to try to generate multi-sales within each store. With 500 diff...
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October 21, 2015

3.0 17 x
The rise of the pound shop has helped us all save our pennies in recent years, but there's another type of discount store we've also been flocking to - the multi-price retailer. There's no limit on price, which can ensure the retailers rich rewards. With the current discount leader B&M Bargains valued at double the price o...
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October 14, 2015

3.0 8 x
Poundworld's CEO Chris Edwards has an insatiable appetite for expansion. He aims to open 40 new shops in 12 months. More shops mean more stock, and crucially, somewhere to store millions of brand new one-pound items. In this episode, Chris gets the keys to a huge new warehouse perfect for the £4m-worth of extra stock he ha...
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October 8, 2015

4.0 19 x
Poundworld prides itself on selling life's essentials, but every now and then one particular new product can unexpectedly start selling like hot cakes. Timing is everything with retail crazes, and the trick is to know what to gamble on. Poundworld boss Chris is tipped off by his granddaughter Olivia that the latest trend t...
September 2015
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September 30, 2015

3.0 22 x
Pound shops are a fixture on almost every British high street, and competition between the big chains is ever more cut-throat. Now, they're not just competing for shoppers, but also their own staff.
April 2014

4. Too Posh to Pound Shop?

3.0 20 x
Chris fights to win middle class customers by opening a branch in Harrogate.(R)
March 2014

3. £1 Crime Spree

3.0 27 x
Poundworld CEO Chris Edwards decides to employ undercover store detectives.(R)
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