Since launch in February 2014, Poundshop.com has created a new online shopping solution for customers keen to take advantage of pound shop savings. The huge range of everyday household essentials including cleaning products, batteries, toiletries, kitchen items, snacks, treats, and toys is now available with the convenience of home delivery. We are based in Wednesbury, West Midlands.
In October 2014, the managerial and marketing teams of the UK’s 2 premier online single price retailers, Poundshop.com and Hereforapound.com joined forces. More exciting plans are only a few clicks away starting with our brand new look website and bigger than ever range of pound shop favourites!
As well as being the largest UK online pound shop, Poundshop.com is also the only pound shop business with such a high choice of top branded products.
In April 1990 Steve founded Poundland, opening the first store in Burton on Trent. Under Steve’s leadership, the company went on to have 1.5 million paying customers per week and over 5,000 employees with a turnover of close to £200 million. Poundland was one of the fastest growing retailers in the UK and Steve was winner of the national entrepreneur of the year award in 1999. Steve sold the business in 2001 and the company has gone on to turnover £1 billion and float on the stock exchange. Steve has since invested in property transactions, including hotels, residential developments, and commercial outlets.
Chris worked with Steve during the growth of Poundland and was Finance Director at The Works leading them through a high growth phase from £24m to £98m in revenues. Chris has extensive operational and financial experience spanning of 35 years and is excited to steer poundshop.com into the next period of growth.
Bob has recently joined the team to head up all things eCommerce, Bob has held numerous positions in various online businesses including helping grow electricshop.com to £15m as well as Managing Director of a well known online furniture business and Global eCommerce Director for Strax AB, a listed £100m enterprise.
Ashley shares his father, Steve’s passion for business. Pound shops have always been a big part of Ashley’s life and his involvement, knowledge, and enthusiasm for taking this shopping phenomenon to the next generation make this a true family business. Ashley has a passion for sourcing the products at poundshop constantly seeking out high quality at the right price to deliver our customer's true value.