As Argos announces plans to stop publishing its iconic catalogue as more shoppers browse and buy online, Michael Schirrmacher, UK MD at Bloomreach, comments: “The past few months have radically transformed the shopping experience: browsing and purchases are now happening
To celebrate the highly anticipated launch of the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G next week, leading technology retailer Argos is offering customers the chance to have their new handset uniquely delivered on-the-go by parkour runners.
Sales of retro toys are set to soar this Bank Holiday weekend, according to Argos, where retail experts predict that kids will leave their smartphone and tablet screens behind and head outside for fun.
Homemakers can now find the look they want, at the touch of a button, thanks to a new visual search service in the Argos IoS app enabling customers to shop for homewares and furniture using images on their smart phone.
Sainsbury’s and Argos have today launched a new ‘Help to Brighten a Million Christmases’ campaign to encourage one million food and toy donations in stores across the UK. The initiative expands on Sainsbury’s year-round food bank scheme and will be
Argos’s big Black Friday bonanza starts tomorrow (Friday 16 November 2018) with a whole host of brilliant bargains on offer to kick off the busiest shopping period of the year. Available from midnight on Friday 16 November, the deals will span
For the first time, customers can use just their voice to reserve technology, toys and home essentials for same-day pick up from more than 850 Argos stores by using the Google Assistant (available on most Android phones, iOS or smart
Argos has launched an innovative new Augmented Reality (AR) feature in its iOS app, allowing customers to view an animated version of different TV models in their own homes using their smartphone. Just in time for those looking to upgrade their
Exactly 200 days before Christmas, leading UK toy retailer Argos has announced its highly anticipated Top Toys for 2018. The list features 13 new and exciting toys that are set to feature on every child’s wish list and which will bring
Argos, part of the Sainsbury’s Group, is the first UK retailer to launch augmented reality-enabled LEGO models through its app, giving customers the chance to view full scale, animated 3D versions of best-selling LEGO toys
With the summer of sport likely to divide TV-watching families, keeping up with all the action on phones and tablets will be essential for many of us. However, slow or patchy Wi-Fi coverage around the home can be frustrating –
Argos will tomorrow launch a new brand campaign – ‘You’re Good to Go’ - aiming to put the UK’s third largest online retailer at the heart of modern family life.
UK retailer Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign, breaking tonight with high profile spots during ITV’s Emmerdale and Channel 4’s Gogglebox.
Strategic digital and multichannel consultancy Practicology has announced the results of the ranking in its first Omnichannel Customer Experience Report. The report identifies how well the non-food retailers support customers who are using a combination of stores, mobile and the
Leading digital retailer Argos is implementing a new transport management solution from Microlise. The tool gives their transport teams live visibility of vehicles and expected estimated times of arrival so they can take action to maximise their on-time performance, as well
Three fully animated yetis have been spotted skating at speed through the streets of London, fast tracking much-needed festive cheer and gifts to unsuspecting passers-by. The high-octane scenes on a cold November morning mark the launch of the ‘Christmas Yetis’ campaign
LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software and solutions, is delighted to be shortlisted along with customer Argos for the 2016 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, in the category of Supply Chain Strategy and Design. This year sees the
For many, reading is not just a pastime, but an identity. Inspired by that insight, Rakuten Kobo has announced Kobo Aura ONE, which was designed with the help of its best customers and reflects Kobo’s latest step towards the perfect
Today, Thursday 16 June 2016, the UK’s leading toy retailer, Argos, reveals its predictions for the toys destined for stardom on children’s wish lists this Christmas.
Marketplace delivery expert Fastlane International says Sainsbury’s bid for Argos could transform eBay’s click and collect service. It’s welcome news for eBay traders following yesterday’s gloomy forecast for 2016. Click and collect is fast becoming the most convenient way for many
Sainsbury’s able to repurpose space with HRG deal but analysts remain unconvinced by stores’ customer overlap
Sainsbury's £1.3bn offer for Argos parent, Home Retail Group, could be a brave and decisive move - allowing the retailer to diversify its appeal, repurpose its store space and simplify its own offering, according to analysts.
Cognito iQ, the leading provider of cloud-based management solutions for the mobile workforce, has been selected by Argos to power the delivery intelligence for its Fast Trackservice, the first same day UK wide delivery service from a high street retailer.
Sainsbury’s plans to expand its Netto alliance is the best strategy for fighting the discount threat, according to leading retail analysts. Commenting on the retailer’s results for the three months to 9 January 2016 - Sainsbury’s posted a 0.4% fall in
Multi-channel offering at Argos would be boost for Sainsbury’s proposition, says e-commerce specialist
Acquiring Home Retail Group would have been a major coup for Sainsbury’s, according to the e-commerce agency, Ampersand. “Taking Argos, with its robust multi-channel offering, under its wing would have certainly boosted Sainsbury’s proposition," Darryl Adie, the Ampersand managing director,
Argos has unveiled Britain’s first ever ‘Fast Track’ pedestrian shopping lane today in response to new research which found almost half (47%) the nation cite the slow pace of high streets as their biggest shopping bugbear. According to the research