Post Thumbnail

Most Ikea stores are massive, bustling places located far from the high street and built-up urban areas. Visiting one isn't a problem if you have a large car and a few hours to spare -- but for many people, at least one of those can be difficult to come by. To help out, the king of flat pack furni...

11 days ago 0 Comments
June 25, 2015 at 1:12PM
Post Thumbnail

Argos is under relentless pressure from Amazon in the UK, so it's looking to personalised services as a way to stand apart from its online-only competition. Today, the company is launching a new site for 3D-printed jewellery, which includes rings, bracelets and cufflinks. Customers can tweak the d...

3 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

One of the main advantages retailers like Argos have over Amazon is that they operate huge stores all over the country. It encourages passing trade and it often means that customers can leave with their order just minutes after they arrive. The internet retailer is trying to combat this with the r...

5 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For a long time, Argos embodied the phrase "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." That is until a couple of years ago, when it set out plans to become more digitally minded. Part of this strategy has been to improve the in-store experience by swapping laminated catalogues for tablets, but Argos is als...

7 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

How long does it take for a successful phone retailer to enter administration and then be completely sold off? For Phones4u, it's taken exactly a month. The Financial Times reports that EE, the UK's biggest operator (which has been accused of contributing to Phones4u's downfall for not renewing it...

8 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you love to eBay but are constantly making trips to the Post Office to collect a missed delivery, your nearest Argos store could soon come to your rescue. The two companies have extended their click-and-collect partnership, which began with 50 eBay sellers and 150 stores in September, to encomp...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Amazon UK and Argos both dropped the Wii U Premium to £180 this week, and if that's a familiar-sounding figure it's because it matches the launch price of the Wii. Both retailers have the 32GB Wii U model, complete with Nintendo Land, priced £120 less than the £300 Nintendo itself...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We're not even going to front -- prior to this article, we hadn't heard of Bush (the consumer electronics manufacturer) nor the BD01. According to reports from the UK, though, the Bush BD01 has become the nation's first widely available sub-£100 Blu-ray player. At least at Argos, the deck --...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Didn't think we'd forget about our lovable Brit readers, did you? No way, Jose! Numerous UK outlets have kicked off their post-holiday sales, and there are some worthwhile bargains to be had for those with gift money to burn. We've scoured the 'net for the best deals we could find on everything from...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Recently, UK retailer Argos was thrusted into the internet spotlight due to their total lack of bookkeeping skills which resulted in the open sale of Halo 3 a week before the game's launch. This kind of error usually comes with huge consequences from the supplier (Microsoft) who usually threatens to...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Attention Argos shoppers, their "only available at Argos" exclusive on the FujiFilm FinePix F45fd is not all that exclusive. Spec for spec, the F45fd is none other than the F40fd rolled up special for the on-line UK and Republic of Ireland retailer. Your 200 Quid ($407) takes home an 8.3 megapixel C...

7 years ago 0 Comments