Tag Archives: Argos

Kid Kreations brings back Sindy for a new generation

Kid Kreations, makers of award-winning doll brands DesignaFriend and Tiny Treasures, has launched its brand-new Sindy Play range, available now at Sainsbury’s and Argos. Following the success of the 2020 Sindy Collectors range which was aimed predominantly at the adult doll market, Kid Kreations, who are working under license with …

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One Animation’s Oddbods lands exclusive retail partnership with Argos and Sainsbury’s

The award-winning content creation, distribution and licensing studio, One Animation has secured a new deal with the UK retailer, Argos for its popular CB-animated property, Oddbods. Under the partnership, and starting this month, an exclusive range of Oddbods plush, clothing, and dress-up will be launched at Argos and Sainsbury’s stores …

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Jazwares continues its ambitious European growth strategy with key new hires

As part of the company’s ambitious and ongoing growth strategy for the European market, toy maker and licensing specialist, Jazwares, has appointed a new European Commercial Director and European Licensing Director. After almost two decades at Argos and Sainsburys, most recently as the Buying Manager for Sports, Leisure, Outdoor Toys …

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Argos sees Easter toy and gift buying surge as families prepare for Bank Holiday celebrations

Searches for Easter toys have surged by 367 per cent year on year on the Argos website as the retailer lists products like the Guess How Much I Love You hare teddy and egg play-set among its best-selling gifts this season. The revelation that spend is up on Easter gifts …

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Disney, John Lewis, and Argos join BRC charter of 55 retailers with pledge for better diversity and inclusion

More than 50 major retailers, including The Disney Store, John Lewis, Argos, and The Very Group have signed to a new charter to take ‘decisive action’ to improve their diversity and inclusion practices. It follows research from the British Retail Consortium that discovered that seven out of ten (around 69 …

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Argos reveals the Top Ten Gifts that Got Away in nationwide poll of the presents adults still miss

Nintendo’s Game Boy, Mr Frosty, and the iconic Furby have all made it into the top ten gifts that the hearts of British adults still ache over not receiving at Christmas when they were children, a nationwide poll from Argos has revealed. Billed as a Top Ten Gifts that Got …

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Sainsbury’s to close 420 Argos stores amid plans to save £600 million by 2024

A total of 420 standalone Argos stores are to be closed by March 2024, the super market giant and owner of the Argos store brand, Sainsbury’s has confirmed, amid news that it is to cut 3,500 jobs across its portfolio. The retail giant’s boss Simon Roberts said that the move …

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Marvin’s Magic takes centre stage in new Argos Christmas advert

It was an elated Marvin Berglas who settled down to watch the highly anticipated Argos Christmas advert when it first aired on Sunday, November 1st, and found Marvin’s Magic centre stage of the retailer’s festive fodder this year. The prime time advert brought the magic to life as it depicted …

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Argos launches its LEGO Super Brick delivery van as ‘more shoppers turn to online shopping than ever before’

Argos has teamed up with Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely to unveil the first LEGO Super Brick delivery van, a new decorated van created to deliver the LEGO Super Mario range and celebrate the latest stats from the retailer that see more customers turn to online shopping than before. …

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Argos reveals top 12 toys for Christmas as ‘lockdown rekindles the nation’s love for toys’

Argos has revealed its top 12 toys for Christmas 2020 in anticipation of the Christmas toy shopping season and a nation that ‘has rekindled its love for toys,’ through more time spent at home throughout lockdown. Among the top toys, PAW Patrol, Star Wars, and LEGO’s Super Mario collection all …

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