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12,000 Argos Workers Due a Minimum Wage Payout

Something good is about to happen to people who work for Argos for a change, as the retailer has been outed as the UK's worst staff under-payer -- meaning around 12,000 of its employees are about to get a share of the payback kitty. Read More >>

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Argos Might Owe You Money

The owner of the Argos chain has set aside a whopping great £30m to use to compensate shoppers, after it admitted that thousands of users of its store card have been overcharged for foot pumps, shower curtains, Skylanders toys and whatever else people put on their eclectic trip-to-Argos shopping lists. Read More >>

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Argos Warns Parents to Stop Using Mamas and Papas Child Car Seats Immediately

Child car seats essentially have one purpose: to protect small people in the event of a crash. Unfortunately, car seat manufacturer Mamas and Papas appears to have forgotten about that teeny tiny detail and made a bunch that, well, fall apart on impact. Read More >>

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Sainsbury’s Hopes its £1.3bn Argos Takeover Turns it Into an Amazon Rival

Transfer deadline day may be over, but the real juicy business has just got underway. Sainsbury’s has had a preliminary £1.3 billion offer for Argos owner Home Retail Group accepted, and now has until 5pm on February 23rd to make a firm bid. Read More >>

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Argos Takes On Amazon With One-Day Delivery Deal of Its Own

High-street stalwart and last-minute birthday present saviour Argos has announced that it’s to begin offering same-day delivery in the UK. It’s the first high-street retailer to do so, squaring up against Amazon and its Prime premium delivery service in the lucrative run up to Black Friday and Christmas sales. Read More >>

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Argos Now Offers Click-and-Collect Deliveries to Tube Stations (Well, One at Least…)

Following in Amazon's footsteps, the Argos online shop now offers "click-and-collect" deliveries to London's Cannon Street Tube station. Sure, it's only one stop, but you've got to start somewhere. [Argos] Read More >>

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Argos Catalogues From Days-Gone-by Truly are a Sight to Behold

When I was a child the release of a new Argos catalogue was always an exciting time, having the opportunity to flick through the pages and stare in awe at all the new toys that were on sale. It was especially fun around Christmas when I was tasked with making a list of what I wanted so that my parents could hand it out to  relatives. Read More >>

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Get Free Delivery on Argos Purchases With Your “Online Exclusive” Deal of the Day

Buying stuff from a catalogue is great because you don't have to go to a giant hangar to sift through all the crap - and catalogues sell EVERYTHING. If you're after a lawnmower, some trainers, a shed and want to look at bras without being thrown out of a department store, catalogues are your best friend. Read More >>

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France Will Pay You £2.9 Million to Invent an Oil-Drilling Drone

France's equivalent of DARPA has a lofty task for you. The National Research Agency is challenging engineers to design and build an autonomous oil-drilling robot that can operate continuously for six weeks at a time. And they're willing to pay you handsomely. Read More >>

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Argos MyTablet Undercuts Hudl With £99 Price Tag

Mere weeks after Tesco launched its surprisingly decent Hudl tab, Argos has announced a take on the in-house hardware concept with the MyTablet. The Argos tab is less powerful than Hudl, offering a 1.6GHz dual-core processor on a lower-resolution 1024 x 600 7-inch display, but it has that £99 price tag in its favour -- and there's a pink one. MyTablet goes on sale this Wednesday. [Argos] Read More >>

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Buy it on eBay, Collect it at Argos, With ‘Click and Collect’ Scheme

eBay's announced a joint trial with Argos, that sees big sellers able to flog their stuff through the auction site and allow buyers to pick it up from a participating branch of the high street chain. Read More >>

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Is Argos Looking at Running Its Own Phone Network too?

Hot on the heals of Phones 4u's new incoming phone network, Argos is looking at setting up its own MVNO, apparently. You'll be able to sign up for mobile contracts from April, both phones and SIM-only, from traditional networks, but if all goes well, Argos is apparently going to launch its own MVNO. At this rate everyone and their dog will have their own network. Read More >>

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Cheap Argos Toys are Your “What, Kids Don’t Like Potatoes In Their Chrimbo Stockings?” Deal of the Day

"Toys, toys, for girls and for boys, let’s all make some noise for toys, toys." Ah yes, that traditional song that we all used to sing during the enforced five-minute blindfolded period on Christmas morning before the presents were opened. Do kids still do that? They should. Read More >>

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Argos Confirms a 32GB Nexus 7 Is On the Way For £200

Neither Google nor Asus have announced it, but good old Argos has just released its Christmas gift guide with a 32GB Nexus 7 plonked front and centre for £200. Maybe Google heard our pleas -- 32GB is the one you should buy if you're still looking for one. [TNW] Read More >>

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The Barnes & Noble Nook Continues Its UK-Domination Plans With a String of New Retailers

It was announced earlier this week that Barnes & Noble were bringing their e-reader, the nimble little Nook, to the UK in partnership with John Lewis. It has now been announced that the Nook will also be available at three more retailers: Argos, Blackwell's and Foyles. Read More >>