99p stores plans 70-shop expansion

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File photo dated 03/08/09 of a 99p store in Muswell Hill, London. The discount chain plans to ramp up expansion with another 70 shops over the next two years in a move set to create more than 2,000 retail jobs.PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday August 3, 2009. See PA story CITY 99pStores. Photo credit should read: Johnny Green/PA Wire
File photo dated 03/08/09 of a 99p store in Muswell Hill, London. The discount chain plans to ramp up expansion with another 70 shops over the next two years in a move set to create more than 2,000 retail jobs.PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday August 3, 2009. See PA story CITY 99pStores. Photo credit should read: Johnny Green/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Discount chain 99p Stores plans to ramp up expansion with another 70 shops over the next two years in a move set to create more than 2,000 retail jobs.

The group aims to grow its estate from 240 to 310 by the end of 2015 after securing an extra £25 million in financing from lender Barclays.