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Argos is one of the UK's largest non-food retail chains, with sales greater than £2bn.
They are the number one retailer for toys and small electrical appliances, & a leading player in many other markets including DIY & gardening, consumer electronics & furniture.
They also have a large market share in jewellery, sports equipment, DIY products & furniture.
Argos, launched in 1973, has almost 500 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Approximately 98% of the UK population live within 10 miles of an Argos store.
Argos had sales in the last financial year of £2.8 bn.
During the next 3 years Argos is planning to open around 35 new stores a year employing an additional 2,000 a year.
All remaining small stores are to be refurbished by March 2004.