Home Retail Group publishes trading statement covering the 13 weeks from 28 February to 28 May 2016

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group, the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, today publishes a trading statement covering the 13 weeks from 28 February to 28 May 2016. John Walden, Chief Executive of Home Retail Group, commented: “I am pleased with our performance in the first quarter. Argos […]

Argos revolutionises online shopping by becoming the first retailer to offer same-day home delivery across the UK

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-10-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos is revolutionising online shopping by becoming the first retailer to offer same-day store collection, and same-day home delivery, for nearly 20,000 products across the UK. The new service is called Fast Track. Customers can see Fast Track items clearly online, purchase them, and choose to either […]

Home Retail Group CEO on Q2 results: Argos improved sales; Homebase performed well across its peak trading season

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group, the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, today updates on the trading of its second financial quarter, covering the 13 weeks to 29 August 2015. John Walden, Chief Executive of Home Retail Group, commented: “Argos delivered an improved sales performance in the second […]

Argos supports the Great British High Street Competition as it calls for a digital high streets “revolution”

Argos calls for digital high street “revolution” as it backs Great British High Street Competition Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-8-4— /EPR Retail News/ — Today Argos became the latest heavyweight brand to support the Great British High Street Competition as John Walden, Chief Executive of Home Retail Group plc, owner of Argos, called for a digital […]

Home Retail Group appoints Echo Lu as Managing Director for Homebase

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group has announced the appointment of Echo Lu as Managing Director for Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home enhancement retailers. Echo has significant experience in retailing both in the UK and Asia, and will take up her new position on 20th April. Echo joins […]

Digital High Street Advisory Board formed by industry leaders unveiled five-year strategy to reinvigorate the UK’s traditional High Streets

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-3-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Industry leaders*, organised as the Digital High Street Advisory Board, today announced a five-year strategy to reinvigorate the UK’s traditional High Streets and proposed the adoption of four major inter-dependent digital initiatives by 2020: Targets for town centre infrastructure and connectivity for 2020 and beyond, including broadband, […]

Argos and Sainsbury’s team to open 10 new Argos digital stores within existing Sainsbury’s supermarkets

LONDON, 2015-1-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos, the UK’s leading general merchandise retailer and Sainsbury’s, the UK’s second largest grocer, have teamed up to open 10 new Argos digital stores within existing Sainsbury’s supermarkets. This will bring extra choice and convenience to Sainsbury’s and Argos’ customers who will have access to the combined ranges […]

Home Retail Group updates on the trading of its second financial quarter covering the 13 weeks to 30 August 2014

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Retail Group, the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer, today updates on the trading of its second financial quarter covering the 13 weeks to 30 August 2014. John Walden, Chief Executive of Home Retail Group, commented: “The Group has had a good first half. Argos […]