Argos has become a favourite UK retailer both on the high street and online. You can purchase anything from kitchen utensils, baby clothes, sports gear and jewellery, all in one place. Overall the company offers over 60,000 products online and instore. With over 29 million visitors to their 845 physical stores every year, and nearly a billion visitors online, Argos is certainly a popular place to shop.
Argos prides itself on its outstanding choice, convenience, and value for money. There are two ways to shop with Argos, either by ordering products online and having them delivered straight to your door or in a high street store and order through their catalogue service. Find the items that you want in their catalogue, write down the product number, pay for your products and if the products are in store, pick them up at the desk.
The company stocks all the top brands including Bose, Beats, Dyson, LEGO, Samsung and Nespresso to name a few. They also stock exclusive lines such as Chad Valley and Heart of House.
The company believes in taking a responsible approach to the environment and has had many achievements over the recent years, for example, 94% of all waste from the business was recycled and there has been a 34% reduction in their carbon footprint.
Many customers choose to use a physical Argos catalogue rather than shop for products online. Catalogues are published twice a year, one in January and one in July. The catalogues have over 1500 pages which list all the items the store currently has for sale as well as an image and a small description. All catalogues are are ring bound and laminated in store for an easier shopping experience. In more recent years the in-store shopping experience has become more modernised with touchscreen digital displays.
As well as stocking some of the UK’s favourite and most common brands, Argos is also the registered owner of many of its own brands. These brands include Cookworkds, Beanstalk, Pro Fitness, Challenge, Steamworks, Opticom, Elevation, Mega Games and many more.
Bag yourself a bargain by checking out Argos’s clearance page. Buy clearance furniture, homeware, toys, televisions, phones and more, all at a fraction of their original price. Sales run all year round and all sale items are constantly changing, so make sure you check back regularly to make sure that you are not missing out on a deal. Make sure you keep an eye out for peak sale times like Black Friday and the January sales when the deals will be even better.
If you are struggling with what to buy or just need a little bit of inspiration, then Argos have a Whats Hot section which showcases the best offers and hottest products.
The free Argos app is available for iOS and Android devices where you shop the entire online range wherever you are, including furniture and white goods. Sign in with your existing Argos account to manage your bookings on the move. Using the app you are able to reserve items with a single click and then collect the items from your local store, you can purchase products and have them delivered straight to your home or use the handy store locator tool to get directions to the nearest store or see if they have the product that you want in store.
Follow or like Argos on social media to stay up to date with the latest products, offers, tips and more. It is a great way to keep in touch with the company and even get in contact with Argos if you have any questions. Be the first to know the latest deals with updates on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, and Youtube.
With delivery all over the UK, you can get your products delivered right to your front door 7 days a week. Same day delivery makes Argos stand out from other companies. If you order before 6pm, you product will be delivered before 10pm, perfect if you need a product quickly and are not able to pop out to the shops. With the hundreds of stores dotted throughout the UK, chances are there is an Argos near you, so you can make use of the click and collect option. With the items marked ‘fast track’ online, you can skip the queues and head to the fast track counter in store to pick up your products. Both fast track same day delivery and standard next day delivery is charged at £3.95, or alternatively, royal mail delivery is completely free, and your product will be with you in 4 working days. Larger items range in price and full details can be found on the Argos website.
What better present is there than letting someone choose exactly what they want? Well, this is possible thanks to the Argos gift card. You can purchase a gift card for any value between £1 and £500, then let your friend or loved one pick any product from the thousands that are available with Argos. You can get a gift card online, in-store or over the phone.
With an Argos card, you are able to spread the cost of your products over a time period that suits you. The company offers a choice of Buy Now Pay Later or other credit card plans to make your life a little easier. You are able to apply online via the Argos website wither to help pay for the shopping in your basket or for shopping at a later date.
There are various different plans to choose from: you can use the ‘3 months to pay’ deal when you spend over £50, ‘6 months to pay’ when you spend over £99, ’12 months to pay’ on selected furniture, jewellery, TV’s, kitchen appliances, gaming, cameras and lots more products.