Tag: Argos

Are Shop Amalgamations the Saviour of Retail?

Are shop amalgamations the saviour of retail
Posted on 18 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

The retail sector has experienced its share of fall backs over the past month. One of the most prominent establishments on the UK high street, BHS, received a major blow after it entered into administration at the end of April. This was then followed by... Read More

Home Retail Group blames Store Closures for failure to meet Sales Forecast

Posted on 18 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Argos has been one of the largest turnaround successes on the high street in recent years, with store revamps and huge investment into services such as click and collect proving popular with consumers. However, the chain and its owner Home Retail Group’s... Read More

Argos to open first London Underground Store

Posted on 26 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Supermarkets have increasingly begun to focus on convenience retailing as they adapt to changing consumer habits, with most now cutting back on larger store openings to focus on smaller local stores. Now it appears that non-food retailers are beginning to... Read More

Home Retail Group asks Suppliers for Rebate

Posted on 7 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

In the lead up to Christmas 2013, a number of retailers demanded rebates from their suppliers as a result of the uncertain trading conditions. In part this is because, although the retail industry has taken great steps towards recovery, the memories of the... Read More

eBay to Offer a Click and Collect Service Using Argos

Posted on 25 September, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Many people spend their time browsing eBay for bargains. After all it’s so easy to find products you want, buy them using PayPal, and wait for them to be delivered to your door. But for so many of us, that is where the joy stops! More than likely you... Read More

Click and Collect Boosts Argos Fortunes

Posted on 24 January, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Argos enjoyed a hugely successful third quarter of trading thanks to a busy Christmas period. The catalogue-based retailer looked to be a possible high street casualty only a few months ago, when  mounting debt and a string of non-profitable stores seemed... Read More

Argos to Close 75 Stores as Focus Shifts to Online Retailing

Posted on 27 October, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The creation of online shopping has had a huge impact on traditional high street stores, with many consumers now choosing to purchase items from the comfort of their own homes rather than venturing out to battle queues, crowds and wet weather. As a result,... Read More

Despite Slow Sales Argos Reveals 12000 Christmas Jobs

Posted on 27 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Last week, we reported that Home Retail Group, which owns Argos, was not having the best of times.... Read More

Home Retail has Mixed Fortune in Sales

Posted on 22 June, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The launch of the iPad 3 has hugely boosted electronics sales in UK retail commercial properties this week, with consumers flocking to Argos to get their hands on the latest must-have gadget.... Read More

Commercial Property Retailer Argos Feels the Pinch at Christmas

Posted on 22 January, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Christmas sales at Argos slumped by £150 million as cash-strapped shoppers cut back on computer games and gadgets.... Read More