Tag Archives: Argos

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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Argos unwraps festive advert

Argos’ 2018 Christmas advert made its debut last Thursday (November 1) during primetime ad breaks during ‘Coronation Street’ on ITV and ‘Gogglebox’ on Channel 4. The ad features the ‘Christmas fool’ – an impish creature that causes chaos about the house as anxious families try to put the finishing touches …

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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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