As Discount UK opens in Newcastle, Poundstretcher watches

Graham Soult

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  1. November 7, 2011

    […] Discount UK opened its doors today (Friday 4 November), following a two-month-long refurbishment of the premises, with stilt walkers and free sweets on hand to welcome shoppers. The new store stocks more than 5,000 products, including groceries, snacks, confectionery, toiletries, Christmas decorations and household items. […]

  2. November 7, 2011

    […] few days ago, I blogged about how Poundstretcher in Newcastle needs to sell itself better in order to capitalise on the extra footfall generated by the opening of Discount UK opposite. I […]

  3. February 19, 2012

    […] opened stores. As the chain gets bigger, the window display that I spotted in Wombwell and the advertising board seen at Newcastle simply don’t cut it against slicker competitors such as Wilkinson, Home Bargains or Discount […]

  4. February 22, 2012

    […] UK in the context of it taking over the large ex-Woolworths sites in both Middlesbrough and Newcastle, while the site of the new Swindon store in Regent Street – another former Woolworths – […]

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