Milton Keynes, UK, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Get set for the new season with the launch of Argos’s new Spring/Summer 17 range available from tomorrow (Saturday 21 January 2017). It showcases thousands of new products and top brands that are sure to put a spring in the step of shoppers.
Andy McClelland, Operations Manager at Argos Republic of Ireland, said: “Whether you’re on a fitness drive, refreshing the home, planning a spring clean, or simply looking for gift ideas, we have something new for everybody. And bargain-hunters can take advantage of over 600 of Argos’s very best ‘WOW’ deals from top brands like Dyson, Silentnight and Phillips.
“You can get your hands on our new range in a flash. Simply check and reserve your items on argos.ie with free collection in any of our 40 stores nationwide.”
HOME & FURNITURE
Spring/Summer homewares see a flattering mix of trends for the home, from relaxed and Scandi-inspired simple living, to upbeat and colorful statement pieces. And they don’t have to cost the earth.
New from Heart of House, only available at Argos, is the luxurious 400 Thread Count Bedding Range (€17.49 – €79.99), available in a beautiful mix of on-trend, neutral tones. Or get a splash of colour with new in-house designed sets offering excellent value for money – the Phoebe Twin Pack (from €39.99) includes two bedding sets featuring fashionable floral patterns.
For the bathroom, new Bamboo accessories from The Collection include the Bathroom Bench (€59.99) and Ladder Shelf (€94.99). And with Spring all about de-cluttering, The Collection’s new Wire Storage Units (from €28.99) provide a stylish and practical storage solution.
When those April showers subside and you’re ready to head outside, get the garden ready with Heart of House’s new Rio garden range. Combining soft cushioned seating with a stylish grey rattan effect design, the range is perfect for outdoor entertaining whatever the size and shape of your space. Choose from a Bistro set (€399.99), 6 Seater Dining Set (€1129.99) and Corner Dining Set (€1199.99).
SPORTS & FITNESS
Customers can choose from over 142 stylish and affordable fitness items in the Opti range, exclusive to Argos. From cardio equipment, weights and benches to smaller fitness aids, there is something for all levels. The Opti 2KG Neoprene Dumbbells are just €15.99 for two and come in a choice of vibrant colors. For any pro Hoola-Hoopas, there’s an Opti Weighted Hoola Hoop 2KG at just €23.99.
Garmin has introduced a new range of activity trackers specifically for children, offering the perfect way to get kids outdoors this season. The Garmin Vivofit is designed by children, swim-friendly and the parent-controlled app lets you motivate your kids with rewards. Customisable with the child’s name, it is also designed to motivate kids to complete tasks such as brushing their teeth and homework. The Vivofit is available in ‘Broken Lava’ red and ‘Real Flower’ floral and is just €109.99 available only at Argos.
‘Re-techorate’ this Spring with big brands and market-beating prices. At just €269.99, the Bush E4X 5.5” Android Smartphone features a full HD lamination screen, selfie camera and Qualcomm octo-core processor boosted by 4GB of RAM / 64GB of internal storage.
The world’s ‘thinnest and lightest 2-in-1’ Lenovo Yoga Book 10 in grey or gold (€629.99) is the slickest looking tablet on the market….that you can actually write on. Weighing just 690g and as thin as 4.05mm, it makes work or play on-the-go effortlessly easy.
Keeping a watchful eye on the home just got simpler with Nest’s brand new outdoor smart security camera (€209.99). It’s weatherproof and plugs into the mains so it works come rain or shine. An ‘activity alert’ on your smartphone means you can listen in or talk back through your phone.
No longer do you have to “shake it like a Polaroid picture!” The Polaroid Snap Touch (€209.99) instant digital camera allows you to snap, print, and share all of your favorite photos instantly with app-driven creative and Bluetooth connectivity. Available in white, black, red and purple, they are bold, beautiful and brilliant too.
Lastly, without droning on, the Parrot Disco (€1494.98) is the first fixed-wing drone that reaches speeds of up to 50mph and the new FPV headset, the ‘Parrot Cockpitglasses’, are designed to put you in the cockpit of your drone. Safe flying!
JEWELLERY & WATCHES
New to Argos is Armani Exchange, one of the UK’s leading fashion watch brands, with a choice of over 30 styles. Don’t miss the Armani Exchange Men’s Gold Bracelet Watch (€199.99) or the Armani Exchange Ladies Rose Gold Watch (€189.99). For those on a budget, the Rotary’s Purple Strap Watch (€109.99) and the Casio Black and Gold Combi Watch (€64.99) are ideal.
There are also exciting new jewellery launches across men, body jewellery and a cute kids’ collection featuring beaded charms and boxed sets – so choice aplenty whatever you’re after and whoever it may be for. The girls Silver Earring and Pendant set (€39.99) and men’s boxed Knot Cufflinks (€30.99) are sure to prove popular.
And if that’s not enough, Abbey Clancy has collaborated exclusively with Argos on the Adore by Abbey Clancy jewellery range. Favourites include the Gold Ring with Pink Crystals (€54.99), a Gold and Crystal Earring set (€54.99) and Gold Pendant with Pink and Clear Crystals (€54.99).
This season sees new takes on some of the most popular toys, with the launch of the Design A Friend Ava Doll (€26.99), a brand new Tiny Treasures doll (€54.99) and a new addition to last year’s hottest Christmas toy, the Hatchimal Burtle (€79.99).
Boys are in for a treat with the latest toys and products from the Lego Batman (prices from €2.99 for a mini figure) and Power Rangers movies (from €12.99). And the Pokemon craze shows no sign of slowing down, with a raft of new Pokemon Trading Cards and toys hitting the shelves.
In addition, Argos welcomes back its hugely popular Design-A-Bear range from Chad Valley with cute new characters and a host of accessories to choose from. The exciting, three step design allows youngsters to choose their bear, outfit and accessory set for a total price of just €25.99.
Beautifying has never been more gratifying, with the latest Andrew Barton range offering age-defying benefits. Combining super-ionic technology with magnesium oil-infused ceramics for smooth shine-enhancing, younger looking results, the Super Ionic Age-Defying Air Brush (€39.99) is our top pick.
The new Wahl total beard trimmer kit (€54.99) has a 180 minute run time, one minute quick charge function for those mornings when you’re against the clock, and 15 attachments.
And for smooth styling in a flash, the Remington CB7401 Keratin Radiance Sleek & Smooth Brush (€40.99) makes hair look super healthy and shiny. Infused with Keratin and anti-static coating, it’s a perfect tool for both everyday and on-the-go styling.
Take a look at the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection from Argos at www.argos.ie available to customers from Saturday 21 January 2017.
About Sainsbury’s Argos
Sainsbury’s Argos is a leading UK digital retailer and sells more than 60,000 products under the Argos and Habitat brands. It sells through www.argos.co.uk, www.habitat.co.uk, its growing mobile channels, its 845 stores and over the telephone. Argos Digital Stores and Mini Habitats can also be found in Sainsbury’s supermarkets.
Argos is the UK’s largest high street retailer online and the second most visited website, with nearly a billion website visits a year. More than half of the company’s sales originate online and around 120 million customer transactions take place in its stores each year. Argos offers customers market leading delivery and collection services, including Check & Reserve, Fast Track Delivery and Fast Track Collection which make customers’ lives easier, every day.
Sainsbury’s Argos is part of J Sainsbury plc, a leading retailer of food, clothing and general merchandise and owner of Sainsbury’s Bank. Sainsbury’s commitment to helping customers live well for less has been at the heart of what the company does since 1869. J Sainsbury plc employs 195,000 colleagues across the UK and Ireland whose strong culture and values are integral to driving its success – now and in the future. Our vision is to be the most trusted retailer where people love to work and shop.
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