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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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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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