Entries in 'argos' (47)

MCV AWARDS 2014: Argos beats Amazon to Mainstream Retailer award

MCV AWARDS 2014: Argos beats Amazon to Mainstream Retailer award

Argos took home the Mainstream Retailer prize from last night’s MCV Awards.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:21AM in News
MCV AWARDS 2014: Sony sweeps the board

MCV AWARDS 2014: Sony sweeps the board

PlayStation dominated the MCV Awards 2014, collecting eight prizes including the prestigious Grand Prix.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 10th 2014 at 11:00PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News

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Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Another console has seen its RRP significantly cut on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

Consumers will soon be able to choose for some of their eBay purchases to be collected from Argos stores rather than be delivered to their doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Argos looks to a digital future

Argos looks to a digital future

Home Retail Group has reported a year of flat sales and reduced profits, but owned multi-channel retailer Argos has had a better year.

by Helen French
on May 2nd 2013 at 3:32PM in News

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Electronics sales boost Argos Q4 takings

Electronics sales boost Argos Q4 takings

Home Retail Group has announced that total sales grew 1.6 per cent to £1.744m between September 2nd and January 5th.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jan 17th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Argos to undergo brand overhaul; More store closures incoming

Argos to undergo brand overhaul; More store closures incoming

Popular catalogue retailer Argos is to revamp its UK operations in a new drive beginning next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2012 at 10:43AM in News
Argos owner suffers 60% profit slump

Argos owner suffers 60% profit slump

The Home Retail Group has suffered a 60 per cent year-on-year decline in profits after a poor performance from Argos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2012 at 10:54AM in News
Nintendo embarks on fresh Kid Icarus retail press

Nintendo embarks on fresh Kid Icarus retail press

Kid Icarus: Uprising is to come under the spotlight once again as Nintendo kicks off a fresh round of retail promotions for the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2012 at 2:52PM in News

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Argos sales decline 8.5%

Argos sales decline 8.5%

Home Retail Group has revealed that its Argos chain suffered an 8.5 per cent decline in like-for-like sales for the eight weeks ending March 3rd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2012 at 3:35PM in News
New Argos CEO plots radical reinvention

New Argos CEO plots radical reinvention

The new boss of Argos says he has been given a clean sheet from Home Retail Chairman Oliver Stocken to embark upon a brand new strategy for the catalogue retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2012 at 2:42PM in News
Argos dates Kinect Star Wars for April

Argos dates Kinect Star Wars for April

The new Argos catalogue released this weekend has dated Kinect Star Wars for April in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 11:25AM in News
Argos: Pre-owned failed to meet expectations

Argos: Pre-owned failed to meet expectations

Mass market retailer Argos has told MCV why it has withdrawn from the second-hand games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:24AM in News

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Argos withdraws from pre-owned market

Argos withdraws from pre-owned market

Generalist retailer Argos has ceased offering second-hand video games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 9th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
Argos owner suffers profits collapse

Argos owner suffers profits collapse

Home Retail Group, the owning company of catalogue chain Argos, has reported a shocking set of numbers in its half-year financial report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2011 at 9:50AM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News
Games get Argos TV billing

Games get Argos TV billing

Games products have made their way onto Argos’ brand new TV channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 3:07PM in News
Amazon tops online rankings list

Amazon tops online rankings list

Amazon UK and Argos have stayed at last year's number one and two spots respectively, while Tesco has knocked Play.com off the number three spot, moving it down one place ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2011 at 1:39PM in News
Games hit Argos profits as MD steps down

Games hit Argos profits as MD steps down

Argos’ parent company Home Retail Group has reported a drop in full year profits.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 20th 2011 at 10:37AM in News
Argos to launch TV channel

Argos to launch TV channel

Catalogue retailer Argos will launch a TV shopping channel this summer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2011 at 11:34AM in News
Argos blames games for trading slump

Argos blames games for trading slump

The Home Retail Group has warned its profits won't reach its previous estimates.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 10th 2011 at 3:50PM in News
Argos sales dip 4.9%

Argos sales dip 4.9%

Argos has posted a 4.9 per cent like-for-like drop in sales to £1,861m from August 29th, 2010 to January 1, 2011.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2011 at 10:08AM in News