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Argos is one of the UK's biggest non-food shopping chains, with sales in excess of £2bn.
They're the number one retailer for toys and small electrical appliances, and also a leading player in many other markets including DIY and gardening, consumer electronics and furniture.
They also have a significant market share in furniture, jewellery, sports equipment and DIY products.
Argos, which was launched in 1973, has almost five hundred stores throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. About 98% of the UK population live within 10 miles of an Argos store.
Argos had sales in the last financial year of around £2.8 bn.
During the next three years Argos is planning to open 35 new stores a year employing an additional 2,000 a year.
All remaining small stores are to be refurbished.