August 09, 2009
Brands, Variety Stores, Woolworths
Tags: B&M Bargains, Gateshead, Hexham, Home Bargains, Instore, Poundland, Poundstretcher, Team Valley, Woolworths, Worthit
Woolworths Worthit logo
Wandering around the variety store Poundstretcher in Hexham yesterday, I was understandably surprised to spot lots of Woolworths-branded products on the shelves, including – among many other things – Worthit DVD players and laundry baskets.
Presumably, Poundstretcher has snapped up surplus warehouse stock that would have been destined for Woolies, had it survived. It struck me as quite ironic, given that Poundstretcher put its weak performance over Christmas down to competition from Woolworths’ clearance sale – selling off … Continue Reading