Discount chain to open new store in Northamptonshire town

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A new discount retailer in a Northamptonshire town opens its doors to customers later this week.

A brand new Poundstretcher store in Towcester is set to open on Friday September 16 staffed by team of local residents.

The old Co-op off Richmond Road in Towcester

The old Co-op off Richmond Road in Towcester

A spokesman for Poundstretcher said: “Keen to capture the hearts of the community, the Poundstretcher family has welcomed 15 new team members and are on the lookout for 10 more locally based superstar sales assistants and a cleaner.

“Poundstretcher is the UK’s leading retailer which sells big brand names at low discount prices

“Customers will be able to buy household essentials, gardening gear and homeware, as well as their favourite branded food and drink.”

Formerly a Co-Op food store, the new Poundstretcher is based near the Waitrose on Richmond Road, Towcester.

Additionally the store houses The Pet Hut, which is the UK’s only discount pet store chain bringing offering pet beds, treats, brushes and more animal care essentials by top pet brands at discount prices for the nation’s animal lovers.

Zazi Surakatu, area manager of the Towcester store said: “We’ll be offering big brands, such as Heinz Beans, Coke, Pepsi McVities, and more of your favourites at affordable money-saving prices.

“The store has recruited staff from within the town and local surroundings to make the store an innovative, fast paced and friendly working environment. It will be exciting for people to see their friends and family at work providing excellent customer service to the community.”

Poundstretcher was established in 1981 and has expanded to be one of the UK’s leading discount retailers with more than 400 stores nationwide.