Bargain hunters are expected to flock to a North London shopping centre this week as it welcomes the arrival of a new £1 or less store.
One Below, the UK’s newest discount store from the original founders of Poundworld, will open its doors in Edmonton Green Shopping Centre on Friday, November 22, at 10am, taking over the former Poundland unit.
It will be the chains first store to open in Edmonton Green and will create 20 local retail jobs for the area.
One Below is the only high street chain in the UK to sell everything for £1 and under. Prices in store will start at just 29p and there will be numerous special ‘get it before it’s gone’ deals.
Sabri Marsaoui, Asset Director at Edmonton Green Shopping Centre, said: “Everyone is excited to welcome One Below to Edmonton Green.
“I am confident it will become a key brand in the centre and I wish the new team every success.”
The store will have a huge range of items across 10 departments including a massive selection of Christmas gift, stocking fillers, decorations and confectionery, making it the perfect destination for festive shopping on a budget.
Other departments include groceries, cleaning, home, health and beauty, baby care, toy and DIY.
Plus, One Below will have a huge range of Disney’s Frozen 2 merchandise that is hitting stores ahead of the film’s hotly anticipated return to cinemas on November 22nd. Branded products will include stationery, toys, hair care, table ware and gift.
A wide range of branded goods such as Coca Cola, Pedigree, Heinz, Kellogg’s and Cadbury’s will be on offer in store. Plus, many popular cleaning names such as Zoflora and The Pink Stuff, as favoured by social media superstar Mrs Hinch.
The independent retailer has recently opened in towns and cities, to ‘stampedes’ of shoppers waiting for the doors to open.
The new brand is being independently financed and launched by Yorkshire father and son retail entrepreneurs, Christopher Edwards (36) and Christopher Edwards Senior. The successful businessmen were the original founders of former high street retailer, Poundworld Retail Limited before it was sold to American private equity conglomerate, TPG Capital in 2014.
Christopher Edwards, 36, managing director of One Below Retail Limited said: “It’s exciting to be opening our first store in Edmonton Green. We are the only discount store in the country that sells absolutely everything for £1 or less in store and we hope it will be popular with local bargain hunters.
“We offer stand-out value and a fresh shopping experience and we hope that local shoppers will love the new store.”