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Latest news, insight and analysis on Argos, part of Home Retail Group


Home Retail Group comprises Argos, the UK’s only high street catalogue retailer and Homebase, the second largest DIY specialist chain. Argos sales have declined in three of the latest four years, with the rate of decline having accelerated sharply in 2011/12 and profits having slumped. Argos sales were £3.87bn in 2011/12 (-8.9% LFL) through just under 750 outlets and its important website.

Ebay is 15 years old this week

Analysis: eBay's 15th birthday – where does the site go next?

19-Aug-2014 | By

15 years ago this week, the first UK purchase was made on eBay – a CD from German rock group The Scorpions for £2.89.

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Samsung CenterStage endless aisle technology

The possibilities of digital aisles are endless for retailers

21-Aug-2014 | By Simon Hathaway

Floor space may be one of the most limiting factors for retailers, but innovation is promising to revolutionise the in-store experience.

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