Home Retail Group
is the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer with sales of almost £6bn in the last financial year. With two of the UK’s leading brands, Homebase and Argos, we benefit from large customer bases across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Founded in 1973, Argos is the UK’s largest general merchandise retailer with an unrivalled blend of choice, value and convenience. Founded in 1981, Homebase is the UK’s leading home enhancement retailer, with a customer proposition that is differentiated from the competition and recognised for choice, style and customer service.
Argos and Homebase have distinctive brand appeal and clear customer propositions. They both gain significant leverage from a shared infrastructure, delivering an efficient and innovative service through multi-channel opportunities. Our market leading scale provides tremendous sourcing and supply chain advantages, enabling us to offer customers value for money across a broad range of products and you a wide variety of roles.
We are the UK’s leading retailer of homewares, toys jewellery (by volume) and small domestic appliances.
As the leader in UK home and general merchandise retailing, we employ 53,000 people and with a network of over 1,000 stores throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. We serve over 190 million customers every year.
Argos is a unique, multi-channel retailer, recognised for choice, value and convenience. We are a unique employer too. Some 34,000 people work at Argos and if you share our vision, maybe you could too.
We sell more than 35,000 general merchandise products through our well-known and loved catalogue and our website – www.argos.co.uk – the UK’s second most visited online retail site.
Customers can make purchases through our network of over 750 stores, located throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland; online or over the phone. On average, 17 million UK households (around two thirds of the population) have an Argos catalogue at home at any time.
Homebase is the UK’s leading home enhancement retailer, currently offering over 38,000 products, through over 340 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland and an increasing presence at www.homebase.co.uk.
Over the last few years, we’ve made significant improvements to our product ranges and customer service – introducing innovative new ranges, expanding our installation services, our Nectar loyalty scheme and extending our multi-channel offering with Stock Check and Reserve & Collect functions.