A new (quite spacious) 99p Stores has opened up close to me, so over the weekend I went in to take a look.
The range was pretty standard for a pound store (I know, I know 99p), but there were a few differences. Everything was 99p or less, which is good as sometimes even a £1 is too much for certain items. There seemed to be a lot of well known branded goods and actually outside the store, the posters in the window highlighted this.
As I wasn’t in a hurry, I started to investigate how these branded goods could be so cheap. In fairness most of the pack sizes were standard, so Walkers crisps multi-bags were 99p for 6 * 25g bags. But some of items were “downsized”. You know those 200g Galaxy bars …