Tag Archives: Argos

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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Argos runs 80-day ad campaign

Argos has launched a Spring-Summer advertising campaign which it describes as a world first for a brand. Breaking on April 7, the retailer’s ‘date-stamped’ promotion runs daily for 80 days across 10 consecutive weeks. The ‘80 Days of Argos’ campaign is made up of a series of 10-second spots, celebrating …

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Sainsbury’s unveils next stage of plans for Argos and Habitat

Sainsbury’s opened its 50th Argos Digital store in a Sainsbury’s supermarket today (Thursday April 13). At 76,000sq ft, the supermarket at Kiln Lane in the Surrey town of Epsom is one of the largest in the retailer’s estate, with more than 90,000 products and a range of services under one …

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