Argos to introduce next day delivery as it launches home furnishings catalogue

Kidd, Andrew
April 1998
Cabinet Maker;04/03/98, Issue 5082, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on catalog retailer Argos' partnership with home shopping firm Littlewoods Organization PLC to launch a home furnishings catalog and a next day delivery service in Great Britain. Current period of delivery offered by Argos; Trial date of the catalogs; Argos' problems in marketing the catalogs.


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