Poundland to Poundstretcher – a brace of Scottish former Woolies

Graham Soult

Retail consultant, writer, blogger; helping retailers via CannyInsights.com and CannySites.com. Say hello on Twitter at @soult!

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  1. November 18, 2010

    […] as comprehensively exploring the North East, and making the occasional excursion into Cumbria or Scotland, I’ve also clocked a few of North Yorkshire’s former Woolworths stores over the last […]

  2. May 5, 2011

    […] the collection of ex-Woolworths stores that it has acquired already, which stretch from Scotland (North Berwick, Edinburgh) to Cornwall (Camborne) and Northern Ireland. Former Woolworths (now Poundstretcher), […]

  3. September 21, 2011

    […] year after Woolworths’ collapse, the site was taken over by Poundstretcher. However, like in North Berwick (#804), the retention of the distinctive shopfront and black granite stall riser ensures that a bit of […]

  4. February 19, 2012

    […] a number of former Woolworths sites in its own right, in town-centre locations such as Camborne, North Berwick and Melksham. In a challenging economic climate, Poundstretcher’s growth through both […]

  5. February 20, 2012

    […] happened in many other locations, such as Inverness or Leeds, Woolworths took the opportunity to rebuild and enlarge its Middlesbrough store in the […]

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