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Poundworld Saved by the Hendersons

Dublin based retailers the Hendersons are set to help salvage Poundworld’s store estate from administration. Poundworld was set to close its doors, leaving with it somewhat 6,000 employees across 337 stores. The move has been welcomed by numerous industry workers. The Hendersons, who established a similarly named but unrelated Poundworld chain in the in the Republic of Ireland almost 40 ...

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Applegreen Taking a Bite out of the Competition

The recent acquisition of UK motorway giant Welcome Break from well-known Irish forecourt operator Applegreen is an indicator of just how serious they are regarding globalisation of their brand. Agreeing to buy a 55% holding in Welcome Break from NIBC’s European Infrastructure Fund for €361.8m (£322m) Applegreen is showcasing the ambition that they for the future. This move could be ...

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