Poundland Group

Everything for £1 was the idea of our founders in 1990 and we’re still true to that great vision today. Yes, Everything for £1 We work hard to bring you amazing value products everyday, over half of which are sourced from the UK. Sometimes the products we sell are just so popular that we may run out of stock, but we always try to replace them as soon as possible – except perhaps, for some of our unrepeatable WOW offers! From real deal top brands and daily essential items, to fantastic new lines and stunning WOW products, we hope our quality, variety and inflation busting style gives you irresistible value on each visit. Every week, millions of savvy customers enjoy the fun and exciting shopping experience of Poundland in hundreds of stores nationwide. We are very proud to offer you a single £1 price, that hasn’t changed since we opened our first store. SAME AMAZING PRICE SINCE 1990!
Willenhall, GB
Size (employees)
18,812 (est)+34%
Poundland Group was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Willenhall, GB

Poundland Group Office Locations

Poundland Group has an office in Willenhall
Willenhall, GB (HQ)
Wellman's Rd

Poundland Group Data and Metrics

Poundland Group Financial Metrics

Poundland Group's revenue was reported to be £1.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 19% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

490.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

26.2 m

Cash (27-Mar-2016)

43.7 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


997.8 m1.1 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

629.3 m698.8 m835.5 m

Gross profit

368.5 m418.1 m490.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

327.5 m380.9 m483.7 m

Pre tax profit

41 m42.6 m34.7 m

Net Income

30.3 m33.3 m26.2 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


20.3 m15 m43.7 m

Accounts Receivable

2.9 m4.7 m11.3 m

Current Assets

183.9 m204.3 m248 m


53.9 m48 m79.6 m


1.7 m75.2 m

Total Assets

237.8 m254 m402.8 m

Accounts Payable

62.5 m81.9 m132.6 m

Current Liabilities

130.1 m148.3 m280.9 m

Total Liabilities

141.5 m168.1 m307.1 m

Retained Earnings

(22.9 m)(15.6 m)14.2 m

Total Equity

96.2 m86 m95.7 m

Financial Leverage

2.5 x3 x4.2 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

(10.7 m)(9.2 m)(8.5 m)
GBPY, 2016


93.8 k

Financial Leverage

4.2 x

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Poundland Group News and Updates

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Sainsbury's has gone bargain hunting for its new chief financial officer, after it announced this morning it has appointed Kevin O'Byrne, currently chief executive of Poundland, to the role.  O'Byrne has been chief executive of B&Q UK and Ireland, as well as being its group finance director. …

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Elliott Advisors bounces back into the black in Britain

The UK arm of the activist fund manager involved in the likes of Poundland, SABMiller and Samsung has swung back into profit. Elliott Advisors UK, which runs British operations on behalf of its US parent, made a profit of £2.6m in the year to December 2015 after generating a loss of £2.7m the yea…
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