Argos kicks off Black Friday bonanza Wednesday 15 November through Cyber Monday

Argos kicks off Black Friday bonanza Wednesday 15 November through Cyber Monday   Argos’s eagerly anticipated Black Friday bonanza will kick-off tomorrow – Wednesday 15 November – and run for 14 consecutive days through to Cyber Monday. London, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The leading digital retailer will once again offer deals galore on […]

Argos opens two new regional fulfilment centres in Birmingham and Reading

Will mean more products to more customers, faster than ever Two Regional Fulfilment Centres opened in Birmingham and Reading Added 200,000 sq ft of space improving Argos’s same / next day fulfilment capability on 35,000 products across the UK Argos’s Fast Track service increasingly popular with customers: sales through Fast Track delivery up 31%; sales […]

UK: Argos raised £2million in two years on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support

Argos has raised an incredible £2million in two years on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support, thanks to the dedication and support of its colleagues and customers across the UK London, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — This amount will fund vital Macmillan nursing care at a local level, and equates to paying for 38 Macmillan nurses […]

Sainsbury’s announces expansion plans for Argos and Habitat

Sainsbury’s announces expansion plans for Argos and Habitat   London, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (13 April 2017), Sainsbury’s opens its 50th Argos Digital store in a Sainsbury’s supermarket. The opening marks an important milestone in the retailer’s strategy to be a multi-product, multi-channel retailer, serving customers quickly and conveniently whenever and wherever […]

Argos kicks off Black Friday bonanza on November 18 through 28

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Nov-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos’ eagerly anticipated Black Friday bonanza will kick-off on Friday 18 November and will run for 13 consecutive days through Cyber Monday. The leading retailer will once again offer deals galore on thousands of products across the whole period as UK shoppers look to help themselves to […]

J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne

J Sainsbury plc welcomes new CFO Kevin O’Byrne   London, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today (07 November 2016) announces the appointment of Kevin O’Byrne as Chief Financial Officer. This follows the move of John Rogers from being CFO of J Sainsbury plc to CEO of Sainsbury’s Argos, following Sainsbury’s successful acquisition of Home Retail Group […]

Sainsbury’s to open 200 Click & Collect points by the end of the year

Sainsbury’s to open 200 Click & Collect points by the end of the year   London, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following its recent acquisition of Home Retail Group plc, owner of Argos and Habitat, Sainsbury’s today ( 09 September 2016) unveiled plans for customers to shop whenever and wherever they like, by launching up […]

Sainsbury’s to introduce Argos digital concessions in its stores by Christmas

London, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Following its recent acquisition of Home Retail Group plc, owner of Argos and Habitat, Sainsbury’s will introduce Argos digital concessions to more than 20 additional stores by Christmas, bringing the total number of Argos concessions to over 30. 30 Argos digital stores to be open in Sainsbury’s stores […]

J Sainsbury plc successfully completed acquisition of Argos and Habitat owner, Home Retail Group plc

London, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today (02 September 2016) announces that is has successfully completed its acquisition of Home Retail Group plc – the owner of Argos and Habitat. Mike Coupe, Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s, said: “We are delighted our acquisition of Home Retail Group is now complete. The combination of Sainsbury’s and Home […]

J Sainsbury plc: Chief Financial Officer John Rogers will expand his role to include Business Development

LONDON, 2015-7-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc is today announcing changes to positions on the plc Board and Operating Board. John Rogers, Chief Financial Officer, will expand his role to include Business Development.  Helen Buck, who previously had responsibility for this area, will be stepping down from the Operating Board on 31 July. In his […]

BRC Director General Helen Dickinson comments on the announcement that the Government will examine the structure of the current business rates system

LONDON, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commenting on today’s announcement that the Government will examine the structure of the current business rates system Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “We very much welcome this further announcement of a complete review of the business rates system. This is, after all, a system that […]