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Argos Christmas campaign celebrates ‘The Book of Dreams’

The Argos catalogue takes centre stage in the retailer’s Christmas TV advertising campaign. Argos said: ‘While the catalogue has been a firm fixture with British families for the last 46 years, it has been absent from our most significant annual TV advertisement for the past decade. ‘This year, however, the …

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Sainsbury’s and Argos roll out hidden disability lanyard scheme

Sainsbury’s and Argos have announced the nationwide rollout of sunflower design lanyards in all its stores, to help enhance the shopping experience for customers with hidden disabilities such as autism, dementia, visual or hearing impairment and anxiety. Following a successful trial earlier this year, the initiative offers shoppers the option …

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Argos AW19 has landed!

Argos’s new Autumn/Winter 2019 range is now available in-store, online or on the Argos app. Featuring 89,000 products, the range sees the introduction of new products across the board from names including Samsung, LOL Surprise and LEGO (as well as some first-time brands). Highlights from the new Autumn/Winter 2019 range …

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From coffee makers to BBQs, Argos shares its top 10 Father’s Day gifts of 2019

Brits spend more on their dads for Father’s Day than they do on their mums for Mother’s Day – but spend half as long doing it, according to Argos. The online retailer has analysed its sales data to show that the average shopper spends £56 in total celebrating their dads …

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Argos launches first self-service digital store

As more and more shoppers take to their smartphones, Argos has opened its first self-service digital store, bringing a checkout-free shopping experience to customers. Argos’s first self-service store in Sainsbury’s Dulwich store in south London sees customers pay at the same tablet they use to browse the catalogue’s 20,000 products …

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Argos reveals the (Wendy) House Price Index

The UK’s first Wendy House Price Index has been released by Argos, showing that British parents and their children are prioritising eco-homes, space-saving and customisation. The retailer has analysed three years of Wendy house sales data which, it said, ‘shows interesting parallels with the UK’s real-life housing market’. The average …

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Argos launches new visual search for app users

Argos has introduced a new visual search service in the Argos IoS app which enables customers to shop for homeware and furniture using images on their smartphone. Users take a photograph or upload a saved image of their desired item to the app, which instantly searches the entire Argos online …

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Argos launches Spring/Summer range

Argos’ Spring/Summer range is now available in-store, online or on the Argos app. From tech to toys, homeware to pet care, the collection features an array of brand new products including brands such as Dyson, Samsung, Pulsin, Petkit, Lego and Apple. For homeware, the multi-channel retailer said: “This year sees …

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Argos charts the rise of the ‘Vampire Shopper’

Argos has seen a rise in the number of ‘Vampire Shoppers’ – people who take to Argos.co.uk and the Argos app in the dead of night to buy products – and they’re buying more than ever before. The average Vampire Shopper – most active between 1am and 6am – buys …

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Smart gadgets soar as UK embraces the connected home

More UK households now have a home assistant than a pet rabbit, according to Argos. The retailer claims that 10% of UK households now own a home assistant – more than the number of households with a pet rabbit (2%) or hamster (1%) – with sales of smart home products …

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