Thursday, February 27, 2020
Lidl opens 800th store amidst £1.3bn investment announcement

Lidl opens 800th store amidst £1.3bn investment announcement

Lidl has opened its 800th store in Great Britain today as it pledged to invest more than £1 billion to expand in the next 2 years
Aldi plastic waste bags refill recycling

Aldi increases plastic bag price to encourage recycling

Aldi will reduce the volume of plastic bags sold in stores by providing reusable and recyclable alternatives
Poundland Valentine's Day

Poundland sells 40,000 engagement rings for Valentine’s Day

Poundland has revealed it has sold around 40,000 engagement rings ahead of Valentine's Day this year
Poundland expands Pep & Co trial of children’s clothes

Poundland expands Pep & Co trial of children’s clothes

Poundland steps up Pep & Co childrenswear trial. Concessions will roll out across Poundland and Dealz stores.
Poundland Christmas Pepco Andy Bond Steinhoff

Poundland Christmas sales rise thanks to Pep&Co concessions

Poundland has seen its Christmas sales rise thanks to its Pep&Co clothing concessions helping drive footfall.
VIA Outlets accelerates growth as 2019 proves another successful year, reporting an 8.4% increase in brand sales & 6.1% footfall.

VIA Outlets reports strong growth across 2019

VIA Outlets accelerates growth as 2019 proves another successful year, reporting an 8.4% increase in brand sales & 6.1% footfall.
Poundland Pepco Group Advent International

£3.8bn takeover of Poundland owner Pepco Group on the cards

Poundland's former owner Advent International has teamed up with two rival private equity firms for a planned takeover
ICON Outlet at The O2 has revealed its like-for-likes sales jumped by 39% during the festive period from December 23 to January 5. In addition, Boxing Day set a new record sales day for the ICON outlet, bucking the national trend.

Icon Outlet bucks trend with footfall & spending growth over Christmas

ICON Outlet at The O2 has revealed its like-for-likes sales jumped by 39% during the festive period.
B&M trading update Simon Arora christmas

B&M Christmas sales “slower performance than anticipated”

B&M has recorded “a slower performance than anticipated" despite an uplift in Christmas sales.
Over the festive period, London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park had its best week ever in revenue terms during the Christmas trading period.

London Designer Outlet sees its best ever trading week during Christmas

Over the festive period, London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park had its best week ever in revenue terms during Christmas.

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