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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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Argos ends an era as it ceases to print its catalogue after almost 50 years

Argos has confirmed its intentions to end an era and stop printing its catalogue after almost 50 years of producing the now iconic ‘buying bible’. The move has been made in alignment with the changes habits of consumers today and a lean towards online shopping. The retailer has stated that …

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Declining toy and gaming sales bring lower Christmas results for Sainsbury’s

Toy and gaming sales are in year on year decline at the grocery giant, Sainsbury’s, despite having seen Argos achieve its biggest Black Friday to date. The supermarket has cited record sales through mobile and via Argos Click and Collect throughout the Q4 2019 trading period, in which 32 million …

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Warwick Davis takes shift at Argos to celebrate Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars actor, Warwick Davis, took on a shift at Argos’ collection counter last week to help celebrate the launch of the video game title, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The movie star famed for his roles as characters including the Ewok Wicket in Return of the Jedi, donned an …

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