Poundstetcher heads for Dubai sun

Adrian Holliday

Do oil-rich billionaires like 99p 4-pack fruit juice drinks, bottles of cut-price baby oil and cheap J-cloths?

Poundstretcher reckons a few might. Except the prices will be in dirhams not sterling when Poundstretcher opens its first stall in downtown Dubai. And after that, Poundstretcher could even head for Qatar. But why expand to Dubai in the first place?