Tag Archives: Argos

Sainsbury’s and Argos seek 11,500 Christmas temps

Sainsbury’s and Argos are recruiting 11,500 temporary colleagues to work for them during the Black Friday and Christmas periods. A total of 5,500 jobs are available at Sainsbury’s and 6,000 at Argos. Both retailers are also offering extra hours to colleagues who may want extra work in the run-up to …

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Argos customers can now ‘Voice Shop’

Argos is launching a new service called Voice Shop, which enables shoppers to reserve 20,000 Argos products using voice technology. Customers can use just their voice to reserve items for same-day pick-up from more than 850 Argos stores by using the Google Assistant (available on most Android phones, iOS or …

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Autumn/Winter 2018 arrives at Argos

Argos has revealed details of its new Autumn/Winter 2018 range. The retailer has highlighted several new additions for the home. It said: ‘Moulinex, made popular in the 1980s, will be returning exclusively to Argos with a brand new range of kettles, toasters and coffee machines (kettle £34.99, two-slice toaster £29.99, …

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Argos celebrates 45 years on the high street

Argos marked its 45th birthday in style in Manchester today (Friday July 6) with a special ceremony celebrating its longest-serving employee, who joined the retailer in the year it launched on the high street. Argos ceo John Rogers presented Philip Stone, aged 61, with a certificate, a £500 gift voucher …

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Sainsbury’s Home and Argos Home to sponsor New Designers exhibition

Sainsbury’s Home has announced its partnership for the second year with New Designers, and for the first time, Argos Home will also partner with the upcoming exhibition. Opening tomorrow (Wednesday June 27) at the Business Design Centre in London, New Designer is a two-week celebration of design that sees students of 200-plus creative courses unveiling …

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Argos ‘revolutionises’ TV buying experience

Argos has launched an Augmented Reality (AR) feature in its iOS app that allows customers to view an animated version of different TV models in their own homes using their smartphones. Just in time for those looking to upgrade their TVs for the World Cup, the new functionality promises to …

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Argos shares kitchen gadget trends

Declaring ‘the great carb comeback’, Argos has revealed that demand for ‘carb-preparation’ gadgets is on the rise. The retailer reports that its sales of spiralizers have dropped 65% year-on-year, while sales of potato ricers and pasta makers have climbed by 20% and 10% respectively.  Argos has also seen online searches for …

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Spring/Summer 2018 arrives at Argos

Argos has launched its Spring/Summer 2018 collection at its 800 stores with thousands of new products and several new brands. The multi-channel retailer has launched collections under six home trends, each designed to bring ‘a unique aesthetic, embracing quality and delivering key looks for the new season’. Argos said: ‘Artisan …

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Argos reveals top 20 most Fast-Tracked items on Christmas Eve

Air beds for unexpected guests, batteries, light bulbs – and chocolate fountains – are some of the last minute items ordered by the nation on Christmas Eve 2016. Argos has revealed the most popular products requested by its customers for same-day Fast Track delivery on Christmas Eve last year, which …

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Record number of visits to Argos website

Argos kicked off its Black Friday sale three hours early this year at 21:00 last night (Thursday, November 23) – with record results. More than 800,000 people visited Argos’s online channels between 21:00 and 22:00 last night, which equates to more than 13,000 customers every minute – smashing last year’s …

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