Emmerdale star swaps Yorkshire Dales for Poundland in Yate

Date Posted:30/04/2012

Emmerdale star swaps Yorkshire Dales for Poundland in Yate

Local shoppers will be quids in as Poundland,Europe’s biggest single price discountretailer,announces that its new store will open on 3 May in Yate shopping centre, Yate. The new store will create 30 new jobs.

To kick off the celebrations, there will be a family fun day on 5 Maywhen Emmerdale’s Kevin Fletcher aka ‘Andy Sugden’ - will get the party started signing autographs and having his picture taken with local fans.

From 10am ‘Andy’ will be giving out £1 vouchers, which shoppers can exchange for anything from a pack of Kodak batteries to greeting cards for every occasion.

The family fun day will offer shoppers plenty of ways to win Poundland goodies. Shoppers can take part in the ‘Poundland Lucky Numbers’ where £100 worth of Poundland vouchers will be given away throughout the day. The fun continues all day with Poundland’s in-store DJ and entertainer who will be giving away balloons and sweets and getting the crowds excited!

Poundland has over 390 stores nationwide selling an array of products at just £1. The range includes top brand essentials including Mr Muscle, Cadbury, Weight Watchers, Colgate and Heinz.

Poundland also offers seasonal products including ranges for summer and the Queen’s Jubilee, and there are plenty of offers including 3 for £1 on pick and mix crisps, chocolates and drinks, and ‘Buy One Get One Free’ deals, so shoppers can get even more for a pound.

Poundland’s Trading Director, David Coxon, says:  “We are delighted to bring our unique proposition to Yate.

“Poundland offers exceptional value on top branded products to over 4 million customers every week .The £1 price hasn’t changed since we opened our first store 22 years ago. Our current customers love us and we are sure the Yate shoppers will too!”

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