WITH the opening of a new Poundland store in Teignmouth on Saturday 15 new jobs have been created.

Shoppers in the town are now able be able to enjoy a brand new Poundland store.which opened on September 9.

A spokesperson said: ‘Ranges include a strong Pep clothing offer, general merchandise, chilled food and frozen food at great prices to bring shoppers more choice.

‘It is part of an investment by Poundland in Devon this month.

The previous Saturday (September 2) saw the opening of the newly expanded 15,000 sq ft store at Unit 15 Fleet Walk, 61-62 Fleet Walk, Torquay, employing 20 local colleagues, after the business opened in the former Superdrug space next door.

The spokesperson added: ‘Poundland is bringing new life into both Teignmouth and Dartmouth this weekend after revitalising vacant former M&Co sites.

‘They will offer essentials such as groceries, drinks and snacks, as well as health and beauty, entertainment, stationery and craft ranges.

‘The Pep clothing offering is an important part of the new Poundland in Teignmouth with ranges available for the whole family, especially kidswear.

‘It will also join the growing number of Poundland stores, now across half of the portfolio, to sell chilled and frozen food, from desserts and ice-cream to ready meals and pies and from cooked meats to frozen vegetables.

‘One of the big advantages of frozen food when household budgets are under pressure is that they enable customers to save money and reduce waste.’

Poundland director of retail, Darren Kay, said: ‘We can’t wait to open our doors in Teignmouth.

‘We’re working hard to make sure our new store will be a cracking example of the breadth of what we can offer and at the amazing value we know customers expect from us.