Argos Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Argos Ltd
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 1 reports

Listen to the 911 call that led to an arrest in the disappearance of Beverly Carter — UPDATED

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office and Little Rock Police Department have released audio from the 911 call this morning that led to the arrest of Arron M. Lewis, 33, on a bench warrant for kidnapping related to the disappearance of North Little Rock ... [Published Arkansas Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Woman crushed to death by Smiths Gloucester Ltd waste collection lorry

Comments (0)A driver from Smiths Gloucester Ltd is under investigation after a woman was crushed to death by one of the firm’s vehicles yesterday.The woman, who was in her 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene, following the incident involving a waste ... [Published Western Daily Press - 1 hour ago]
Entities: lorry, Alan Smith, Argos Ltd
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

eBay International News: UK Taxes, Russia a Priority

Russia is eBay's number one priority for global expansion according to the Moscow Times . The news outlet cited a report in business daily Vedomosti that eBay was expanding its Russian services by opening its marketplace to some of Russia's largest online ... [Published Ecommercebytes.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Big UK brands pledge to source all timber sustainably by 2020

A score of major UK firms have signed up to the  WWF  Forest Campaign involving a pledge to buy all wood from sustainable sources by 2020.Argos , Boots , Carillion , Tesco and Marks & Spencer have all joined the campaign, which also aims to help end deforestation ... [Published Supply Management - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

British retailer debuts natural gas powered fleet featuring Scania trucks

Argos is set to pave the way in low-carbon deliveries, being the first retailer to use NGVs, which will be on the road by the end of this year helping to deliver stock to the company’s stores across the country. The five new vehicles have been fully developed ... [Published NGV Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Argos hires head of digital engineering

Multi-channel retailer Argos has appointed Matt Hobbs to the newly created role of head of digital engineering.Hobbs will report to Home Retail Group chief digital officer Bertrand Bodson and will work across digital and IT teams on the continued development ... [Published Retail Bulletin - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Argos store to close down with loss of 20 jobs

The retailer’s lease at the Grosvenor Centre in Macclesfield is up in January 2015, and bosses say they will not be renewing the contract.A total of 20 jobs are set to be lost in Macclesfield as the town centre’s Argos store has announced it will clo ... [Published Macclesfield Express - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

HOME RETAIL : Argos appoints new Head of Digital Engineering

Argos  |  Press releaseMatt Hobbs has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Digital Engineering, reporting to Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer. The role is key to bringing to life the strategic vision for Argos to be a digital retail ... [Published 4 Traders - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

BHETA welcomes a preview from Argos

Published on 29 - September - 2014Some 50 members of from the housewares sector of the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) were treated to an insightful and informative presentation from Huw Crwys-Williams, senior trading director at Argos, ... [Published Housewares Live - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

'Elderly' woman dies in lorry crash

An "elderly woman" died when she was hit by a lorry in Worcester, police have said.Emergency services were called to The Shambles near the Argos store, just before 09.20 BST.West Mercia Police said the road was closed from Trinity Street to St Nicholas ... [Published BBC - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Top tips: Targeting early Christmas shoppers

Nearly a third of all Christmas shopping takes place in September/OctoberAccording to TGI Clickstream, 31% of British adults start planning their Christmas shopping between September and October. This may reflect the fact that the latest autumn/winter ... [Published Net Imperative - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

MVP Search and Selection celebrates thirty years in supply chain recruitment

Established in 1984, the company enjoys a reputation for offering bespoke supply chain and logistics recruitment solutions to some of the UK’s leading manufacturers and retailers such as General Motors and Argos Home Retail group. It also works extensively ... [Published Recruitment International - Sep 29 2014]

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On his appointment, Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer, Home Retail Group, said: "I am delighted that Matt has joined the team. His expertise will be key to help us connect the agile front end environment with back end infrastructure and maximise API's, to deliver meaningful technical solutions that benefit our customers."
Stephen Vowles, Argos Marketing Director, said: "With 70 per cent of UK households shopping with Argos, we have tremendous reach.  In this key role, Ian will help to develop tailored and personalised shopping experiences, which support our ambitions for Universal Customer Appeal."
"With such low emissions of carbon dioxide, the potential environmental benefits of running purely on gas exceed those of dual-fuel operation" says David Landy, Argos fleet engineer
BHETA home enhancement sector director Will Jones explained: "This was a very successful event with some really top quality speakers on highly relevant topics for BHETA members. I'm delighted to confirm that we will be following this up with one of our tried and tested Meet The Buyer events with Argos in the New Year."

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Amazon beats Apple and Argos to top list of Top... [Published Tech Digest - Sep 22 2014]
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Broker spotlight: Whitbread, Wm Morrison, Astra... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Sep 12 2014]
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Home Retail Group's revival stutters [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Sep 11 2014]
The wheels on the Home Retail ( LON:HOME ) revival bandwagon are in danger of coming off, as like-for-like sales growth slowed in the second quarter. The Argos and Homebase owner claimed it had a good first half of the year, with an increase in like-for-like ...
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