Can Argos switch from shops to box?
- HRG posts differing high street fortunes. // Cabinet Maker;3/21/2008, Issue 5580, p6
The article reports on the varying financial results of Homebase Inc. and Argos furniture companies, as posted by its parent company Home Retail Group (HRG). HRG is optimistic on the growth of Argos, while it revealed that Homebase was hit by difficult trading as it showed a turnover of Â£217...
- Armchair Shopping. Bose, Deepti Khanna // Business Today;2/24/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p44
The article reports on the consolidation of Argos and HyperCITY which is called HyperCITY Argos in India. According to the author, the merger aims to provide consumers with more choice as stated by chief executive officer of HyperCITY Retail Andrew Levermore. He added that the catalogue provides...
- Lieferkette im Fokus. Diehl-Wobbe, Elsbeth // Textilwirtschaft;4/18/2013, Issue 16, p48
An article on the Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG) British association of online retailers is presented. The author offers forecasts on the 2013 growth of online commerce and mobile retail, discusses the costs of the physical distribution of goods, and examines the use of the same-day...
- Argos tentative rise. // Housewares;Oct93, Issue 103, p3
Reports on the fragile retail recovery of Argos catalogue group. Percentage increase in profits; Percentage increase in sales; Threat of increased income tax or value-added tax.
- Mayhead moves in Argos shake-up. Baird, Roger // Marketing Week;5/14/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p5
Announces that Graham Frost, chief executive of Argos has done done some major boardroom restructuring within the company. Reference to a hostile takeover by Great Universal Stores in April, 1998; What are Frost's responsibilities; How retail analysts are interpreting the changes.
- Argos sales hotline. // Housewares;May93, Issue 98, p2
Announces the expansion plans of Argos for 1994. Launching of a sales telephone hotline; Increase in the number of traditional high-street outlets; Offer of ordering through catalogue from the larger range of the smaller shops; Drop in sales.
- Attention e-mail shoppers: Groceries in the mailbox. Olson, Elizabeth // Christian Science Monitor;6/12/98, Vol. 90 Issue 138, p1
Offers information on an online supermarket in Switzerland known as Le Shop. Cost; Convenience; How most stores close early in Switzerland; Founder Alain Nicod; Comments on potential growth of the online stores.
- Changing attitudes toward TV shopping. // USA Today Magazine;Aug97, Vol. 126 Issue 2627, p9
Focuses on the changing attitudes toward television shopping. The shift away from impulse buying; Details about viewers of television shopping networks; Predictions for the future of television shopping.
- Getting ahead on holiday shopping. // South Asian Post;12/6/2012, p16
The article offers information on the online shopping portal www.airmilesshops.ca, for Canadians, which offer several retailers and can help consumer make the process of shopping easy and less stressful.
- Kroger enters home shopping. // Discount Store News;5/1/95, Vol. 34 Issue 9, pF6
Reports that Kroger will be the first supermarket chain to provide home grocery shopping through interactive television. Services to be offered via Interactive Channel, an IT Network company; Delivery by Shoppers Express; Details of the service.