Poundland Investigated Channel 4 Dispatches

This edition of Channel 4's Dispatches programme looks like it will be well worth a watch - and even better, recording. Could be packed full with business studies discussion and learning opportunities.

Monday 17 September 2012 at 8pm is the screening date/time for this programme which investigates the business of booming discount retailer Dispatches.

As other High Street retailers struggle for survival, discount leader Poundland is booming.

With a new store opening on average every five days, its pre-tax profits are up an astonishing 50% in a year.

In the Dispatches investigation , Harry Wallop asks how Poundland sells so cheaply, yet makes so much money.

He reveals the clever business tactics, marketing techniques and price comparisons used to appeal to Poundland's shoppers, and asks if consumers are getting all they had bargained for.

The edition will be available from 4oD  once it has aired.

Job board

Teacher of Business and Economics

King Edward VII School, Sheffield

New

Join the tutor2u community

With a tutor2u account you can access extra features to support your teaching & learning.

Subscribe to the daily digest

Curate your own content

Track your training schedule

Manage your resource library

Receive job alerts

Join the community

Already joined? Sign in now ›

More From the Digital Store

An exam-style and exam-standard unit assessment covering Units 3.1-3.2 of the AQA A Level Business specification, with full mark scheme.

£15.00 (+VAT)

AQA Business Unit Assessment (Units 3.1-3.2)

​This Unit Assessment provides A Level Business exam-style and exam-standard practice for Theme 3.1 & 3.2 of the Edexcel specification. Resource also includes a full mark scheme.​

£15.00 (+VAT)

Edexcel A Level Business Unit Assessment (Theme 3.1 and 3.2)

Superb series of worksheets specifically designed to help students practice the quantitative skills element of the Year 2 teaching content for Edexcel A Level Business.

£50.00 (+VAT)

Edexcel A Level Business (Year 2) Calculation Practice Sheets

Recruitment

Advertise your vacancies with tutor2u

Much cheaper & more effective than TES or the Guardian. Reach the audience you really want to apply for your teaching vacancy by posting directly to our website and related social media audiences.

Find our more ›

Advertise your teaching jobs with tutor2u