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Since McCarthy Recruitment began, we have worked closely alongside Argos, and know this multi product retailer inside out!
Argos is the UK's leading digital retailer, offering more than 33,000 products through www.argos.co.uk, its growing mobile channels, stores, over the telephone and uniquely, through Argos TV. Argos continues to be the UK's largest high street retailer online with over 430 million website visits annually. Argos serves around 130 million customers a year through its network of 740 stores. In the financial year to February 2012, Argos sales were £3.9 billion and it employed some 31,000 people across the business. Argos is part of Home Retail Group, the UK's leading home and general merchandise retailer.
Since Argos started out, back in 1973, the world of retail has transformed dramatically. But in all this time, there's one thing that hasn't changed at all..
Our commitment to provide a uniquely efficient way to bring a world of choice and value to every town and every home. To help explain what this commitment means to everyone in our organisation, we have a set of values that encapsulate its spirit.
•We are customer focused
•We excel through teamwork
•We have a competitive will to win
•We take ownership and make things happen fast
•We respect and support each other
Working for Argos
At Argos, the word retail could describe everything we do. The people in our distribution and Contact Centres are supporting a massive retail operation whilst the people at head office are driving it forward.
Of course, retail management doesn’t just mean being a store manager. There are always plenty of other people starting or progressing their retail management careers with Argos. Argos regularly has opportunities for team leader in our stores and for stock managers and customer service managers right the way up to area managers and regional general managers.
Argos has always been dedicated to providing their customers with the best rang of goods at the most competitive prices. Not to mention the most convenient shopping experience. This has meant they’ve continually evolved to improve and widen the range of services they offer.
But whatever they do, they realise that they can only be as good as their people. Argos people are the real secret to their success! The ones who deliver the outstanding customer service that makes Argos more than just another shop and keeps their customers coming back for more, time and time again.