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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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Argos to start Black Friday 3 hours early

As the UK counts down to the start of Black Friday tomorrow (November 24) – billed as the busiest online shopping day of the year – Argos has announced that it will officially start the big day three hours early, at 21.00 tonight (Thursday November 24). In previous years, Argos …

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Argos shoppers set for 14-day shopping bonanza

Argos is encouraging customers to beat the Black Friday rush by launching 14 days of Black Friday deals. With discounts on over 60,000 products across homeware, electricals and toys, the retailer’s ‘Black Friday Bonanza’ started today (Wednesday November 15) and runs for 14 consecutive days through to Cyber Monday (November 27). …

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Argos opens two new regional fulfilment centres

Argos has opened two new regional fulfilment centres (RFCs) in Birmingham and Reading. Each RFC is 100,000sq ft, increasing Argos’s total RFC space to 250,000sq ft. RFCs process orders across the UK for Fast Track same-day or next-day delivery to customers’ homes or Fast Track Click & Collect from stores. …

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Argos launches Christmas advertising campaign

Argos’ Christmas 2017 TV advert makes its debut tonight (Friday, November 3) with high profile spots during ITV soap opera ‘Emmerdale’ and Channel 4 reality show ‘Gogglebox’. The 60-second commercial will transport viewers to a magical Argos distribution centre where a troupe of Argos elves are helping Santa deliver gifts …

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Sainsbury’s launches Argos Click & Collect service in convenience stores

Sainsbury announced today (Tuesday August 29) that it is launching its Argos Click & Collect service in 100 Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores nationwide by year-end. The initiative, which follows a three month trial in six Local stores, will allow customers to order Argos products and Tu clothing online and collect …

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Argos unwraps new lines for AW17

Argos launched its new Autumn/Winter 2017 collection to shoppers on Saturday (July 22). The retailer unveiled around 2,500 new products across homeware, technology and toys. Robbie Feather, commercial director at Argos, said: “Whether it’s getting the kids ready for a new school term, updating the home or planning ahead for …

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Argos customers cool down in the heatwave

Argos reports that this week is proving to be of its busiest ever for sales of fans. Yesterday (Tuesday June 20) the retailer’s website saw 101 searches for fans every minute, with 92,000 units sold. Argos commented: ‘The good news is we still have stock – we have tens of …

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Argos raises £2 million in two years to help fund Macmillan nurses

Retailer Argos has raised £2 million in two years for charity Macmillan Cancer Support, thanks to the support of its staff and customers across the UK. The sum will help fund Macmillan nursing care at a local level and equates to paying for 38 Macmillan nurses across the country for …

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Brits splash out as temperatures soar

Retailer Argos saw sales of seasonal products rocket last week, as customers sought goods to cool down in the heatwave. In-store sales of family paddling pools were up by 548%, children’s pools were boosted by 421% and fans rose by 400% week-on-week. Searches on argos.co.uk also climbed. Popular search terms …

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