Argos: National Fitness Day 2016 saw more people get moving than ever before

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Fitness Day 2016 saw more people get moving than ever before as over 18,000 events took part across the UK to make 7 September the most active day of the year. The sixth annual event, organized by not-for-profit health body ukactive and sponsored by leading health […]

Argos / Barnardo’s research: 3.8 million grown-ups in UK still snuggle up to their favourite childhood toy at night

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-10-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — 3.8 million grown-ups still snuggle up to their favourite childhood toy to help them get to sleep or relax after a stressful day at work, while a quarter (25 per cent) of adults still own a least one of their favourite childhood toys, according to research […]

Argos introduces a convenient way to exchange their gadgets at all its UK stores

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers can now trade-in their unwanted gadgets at Argos stores up and down the country in the first ever initiative launched by a generalist UK retailer, which offers an immediate quote and redemption. Argos, in partnership with circular economy experts WRAP, has introduced the innovative new service […]

Macmillan Cancer Support announces new partnership with Home Retail Group to raise £3M by March 2017 through fundraising activities and events

Partnership aims to raise £3million for people affected by cancer over two years Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macmillan Cancer Support has today announced a brand new partnership with the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, Home Retail Group, owner of Argos, Homebase and Habitat. The partnership will engage Home Retail […]

Argos launches third annual Toy Exchange with children’s charity Barnardo’s

92 per cent of children would give away some  presents if it meant another child would have a happier Christmas 61 per cent of children have given up their free time for charity at Christmas Argos, Barnardo’s and Tess Daly launch this year’s annual Toy Exchange from today until 25th November 2014 Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-10-3— […]