Barnstaple superstore opening creates 19 new jobs

Poundstretcher is opening a new superstore in Barnstaple next week.

Poundstretcher is opening a new superstore in Barnstaple next week. - Credit: Archant

Poundstretcher to open branch in Roundswell next week.

DISCOUNT retailer Poundstretcher is to create 19 new jobs in Barnstaple with the opening of a new superstore in the town.

The new shop in the former Staples store at the Roundswell Retail Park will be officially opened by Deputy Mayor Val Elkins at 9am on Friday, December 6.

The first 50 customers on the day will each receive a free £10 voucher to spend in the store.

Nikki Dunn, store manager, said: “We are delighted to open this store. I’m sure shoppers will be amazed not only by the vast range of products that we sell but also our low prices, you are sure to find a bargain.


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“I’d like to welcome everyone to come into the store and experience our low prices for themselves.”

Founded in 1981, there are now more than 400 ‘original value’ stores in the UK operating under the Poundstretcher brand, employing more than 6,000 people.

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The stores stock a wide range of branded groceries, toiletries and household items.

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