Category Archives: Pound Shops

Half a million garden gnomes can’t be wrong, can they?

Twenty years ago when we were in the last recession (albeit a mini and shallow one compared to this time) there were very few discount retailers around – well certainly not of the form that are strong today. A good … Continue reading

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Poundland – Working with the Yankee Dollar

Today’s news that Poundland would start taking American Express cards certainly caught my eye. Most of the media coverage that I saw seemed to focus on the symbolism that Amex in Poundland held for the state of the British high … Continue reading

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