// Poundland owner Pepco posts a 17.1 % rise in quarterly revenue
// The discount retail group said it was on track for another good year
Revenue rose to €1.2bn (£1bn) in the three months ended June 30, with like-for-like sales up 4.9%.
The group is on track to launch 450 net new stores in fiscal 2022 as part of its strategy of selling low-price products amid rising inflation.
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The discount retailer said it was on track for another good year in the absence of any further significant deterioration in the macro trading environment.
Rising costs, supply-chain snags and the conflict in Ukraine, which borders three of the company’s largest operating territories pose a threat to the firm’s business.