National: More pounds for Poundland

File photo dated 11/01/09 of a general view of a Poundland store in Brixton, London. Bargain chain P

File photo dated 11/01/09 of a general view of a Poundland store in Brixton, London. Bargain chain Poundland is to expand into the eurozone after today announcing plans for a number of new stores, starting in debt-ridden Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 2, 2011. See PA story CITY Poundland. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire EADT 3.8.11 - Credit: PA

Poundland keeps on growing

Discount chain Poundland, which has 528 stores, said total sales of £997.8 million for the year to March 30 were 13.3% higher than a year earlier. It opened a net figure of 70 new stores in the period and said it remains on track for underlying profits in line with the current market consensus of £27 million.


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