Since opening its first store in Burton-upon-Trent in 1990, Poundland has built a network of over 900 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, offering top brands and great quality own-brand products, that provide customers with amazing value every day.
Nominated by Retail Week as Value Discounter of the Year 2019, it now has c.18,000 colleagues serving over seven million customers every week from Wick to Weymouth, Londonderry Lowestoft and Holyhead to Hastings.
Poundland offers thousands of quality products in store with over 1,000 well-known brands in shopping categories including fresh and frozen food, drinks, health and beauty, household, Pep&co Home, gardening, DIY, Pet, Stationery, Books, DVDs and Toys. Around nine in ten items at Poundland are available at its original £1 price point. Over the last 12 months, it has built out new ranges by introducing items from 50p up to £10 underpinned by the same philosophy of simplicity and amazing value.
Poundland also trades internationally through the Dealz brand with a building store base in both Poland and Spain. Within the UK it has also rolled out its fashion brand PEP&CO to approximately 300 of its larger stores. PEP&CO offers customers a full range of women’s, men’s and kids’ fashion and bringing a new style to Poundland with simple low pricing on family fashion that’s hard to find on local high streets. PEP&CO was nominated in the 2019 Retail Week Awards as Private Label of The Year.
In 2020, Poundland completed the acquisition of Fultons Foods to accelerate the rollout of its chilled and frozen food range and extend the distribution network to serve stores.
With well over 900 stores, we’re part of nearly every community. We’ve been very lucky – people love our products and people. So we feel, it’s just as important now to give something back.
We are proud to partner with three national children’s charities, Make-A-Wish UK, Tommy’s and Whizz-Kidz with an aim to collectively raise £1 million in the next year.
Our people are champions every day! And our business has had some pretty amazing milestones too:
Valentine's Day Bling Ring
Shortlisted for #6 Range
Nominated for Private Label of the year
As Value Discount Retailer of the year 2018
Dealz won Best for Value Award
We have some amazing career choices. Opportunities to grow your career with us, show off your skills, your passion for retail and customer service and join a business that can give you the real chance to progress.
The stock doesn’t stay on the shelves long! So we’re constantly replenishing our stores with all our latest offers and seasonal goodies. Covering the whole of the UK we have a warehouse and distribution network the envy of any retailer, huge storage facilities with a full complement of warehouse teams, plus a considerable fleet of HGV’s and drivers. Our current locations are Willenhall (West Mids), Springvale (West Mids), Harlow (Essex), and Wigan.
The emphasis at Head office is to support both our front-line teams and our customers. That’s why we call it our Customer Support Centre (CSC) – based in the heart of Walsall, West Midlands. Here you’ll find a full complement of support teams, responsible for every aspect of running one of the UK’s favourite retailers.
Our new CSC is the latest milestone in our transformation programme, creating a stunning and energy-efficient new home for our colleagues to work from and do what they do best.
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Pep&Co is one of the fastest growing fashion and retail brands. Having opened our first stores in 2015 we now have around 300 shop in shop departments within our Poundland & Dealz stores.
Our Head Office in Watford is where great ideas are born! Here, we have a vibrant team specialising in our business’s clothing area, assuring that our product is on point and on-trend. This passionate and dynamic team strive to provide our customers; the best service, best fashion and best prices, working closely with our colleagues in-store.
Working at our offices in Watford is an exciting chance to be part of a fast-paced business, which values individual ideas and encourages everyone to get stuck in and work together to make Pep&Co a success.search & apply
Our values are at the heart of our business, regardless of where you work. You will be expected to live and breathe the values every day.
We Put Customers First
Customers are our business; we always work hard to make them happy. When they and their families’ smile, we smile with them. So go on, give it a go... play your part in making their shopping experience the best in town!
Treat Every Pound As Your Own
We’re passionate about saving money! We keep costs low to create amazing value for our customers. We’re savvy investors and spend wisely, making sure that our money works hard and gives a great return- you know what they say, look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves.
Keep It Simple
Our business operates at warp speed so we have to keep things simple. We’re always improving what we do and growing without complicating things; we don’t want anything getting in the way of us doing our job. If you can see a better way, then shout about it and make it happen.
Recognise and Celebrate Success
Big stuff certainly counts, we love hearing about record numbers and our new store openings. Tip top displays, great customer service or going that extra mile to support a colleague all deserve celebration. So, let’s say it loud and say it proud, well done!
Respect Each Other
Respect is like a mirror if you give it, you get it, so always treat people as you want to be treated – communicate, share, lead, involve. We are pretty down to earth with open doors and no politics, it just gets in the way.
Individual Responsibility, Team Delivery
We all work hard to reach our individual goals but we are one big team- you have great colleagues around you to help and support. Individually we’re strong, as a collective we’re unbeatable, achieving the impossible every day. So remember, ask for help when you need it and pull together.
There’s a huge variety of roles here at Poundland & Dealz. From our stores across the UK and Ireland to our support centre and warehouses, we know it’s our people who make the difference and that are why we’re passionate about Poundland and delivering amazing value to our customers, we’ll support you to build your career progression plan and create amazing opportunities for yourself.search & apply
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We expect 100% from our team and they can expect nothing less in return! We value everyone and have a highly competitive package that recognises the hard work our teams put in. We offer our respected teams varied benefits such as:
Competitive salary, potential to earn bonus, pension, colleague discount card, a colleague discount portal providing savings with many high street retailers, long service awards, Life Assurance and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
Our people make our business the success it is. Having the right skills to do the job is important, but having the right attitude is vital. That’s why we are committed to developing our colleagues; always looking for new opportunities to develop you and your career.
Join us, and you’ll find lots of opportunities to develop your skills, from practical job-based training, e-learning, leadership development or being coached by a more experienced colleague – we will do all we can to support you to fulfil your potential.search & apply
We have a range of apprenticeships available at Poundland, whether you want to work in a store, in a Distribution Centre, in Pep & Co, or our Customer Support Centre. Apprenticeships offer the chance to learn while you earn, and are a great way to start your career with us!
We’re looking for apprentices with the drive to keep on learning and become a top performer. If you put customers at the heart of everything you do – this is the place for you. You’ll be supported by your own trainer, and we are proud to partner with Lifetime Training to deliver our Apprenticeships.
STARS OF THE FUTURE!
We invest a lot in our Apprentices, as we want you to be the future of our business. That’s why the Poundland Retail Apprenticeship programme is called “Stars of the Future” and offers you the chance to complete a Apprenticeship, at Level 2, 3 or 4. But that’s not the best bit! If you complete the programme and gain a distinction, whilst living our values, you will be guaranteed a Store Manager position!search & apply