Jim McCarthy


Jim McCarthy

CEO, Poundland

Last ranked: 26

Sales remain robust, a launch online appears to be progressing smoothly and a multi-price format fascia is on the way. But the City appears to have been less receptive to McCarthy’s move on 99p Stores, with the Poundland share price plunging. And CACI analysis showed the deal would only increase Poundland’s UK retail market reach from 48% to 51%.

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