Argos is an online retail store that offers a range of consumer products in the U.K. and Ireland. It offers products in areas of technology, home and garden, baby and nursery, sports and leisure, health and beauty, clothing, jewellery and watches, and gifts.

Employee Rating

3.7
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanySainsbury's
HQMilton Keynes, GB
Founded1972
Websiteargos.co.uk
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Argos was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, GB
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Argos Office Locations

Argos has an office in Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes, GB (HQ)
489 Avebury Blvd
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Argos Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1972
Argos is a subsidiary of Sainsbury's

Argos Revenue

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Argos's revenue was reported to be £4.29 b in FY, 2017 which is a 7.3% increase from the previous period.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

4.0b4.3b

Revenue growth, %

7%

Cost of goods sold

3.0b3.3b

Gross profit

996.2m1.0b
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

16.5m45.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.7b

Inventories

755.4m754.6m

Current Assets

1.4m559.0k1.5m11.4m7.9m2.5b2.5b590.0k445.0k
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Argos Operating Metrics

Sep, 2018

Online Visitors

1 b

Products Online

60 k

Stores

800

Argos Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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Argos Online and Social Media Presence

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Argos News and Updates

CHILDLY's Dove Wallet Partners with Argos to Provide AML Solution

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CHILDLY announced that they have partnered with Argos, a global crypto KYC/AML solution provider, to build the automated compliance solution into the Dove Wallet and tighten its compliance standards as new regulatory demands come into...

Argos CEO leaves to join media giant WPP

Sainsbury’s has confirmed the CEO of Argos is quitting the retail space to join advertising giant WPP as its new [...] The post Sainsbury's Argos CEO quits to join media powerhouse WPP appeared first on CityAM.

Sainsbury's Argos and Verint Transversal - CCA Excellence Awards Finalists 2019

CCA is delighted to unveil the companies and individuals who have been shortlisted in the prestigious CCA Excellence Awards 2019 programme. read more

Argos Health Rated Highest in Client Satisfaction for Complex Claims Solutions, 2019 Black Book Healthcare CFO Survey

With claims denials increased 100 percent since 2013, nine in 10 providers are turning the complicated complex claims processing to highly adept external vendors

Kinéis takes control of Argos system, finalizes successor constellation plans

Kinéis, a subsidiary formed last year by French maritime company CLS, has taken over operation of the Argos hosted payload system, and finalized manufacturing agreements for a constellation of 25 small satellites for Internet of Things connectivity. SpaceNews.com
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Argos Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Argos founded?

    Argos was founded in 1972.

  • How many employees does Argos have?

    Argos has 3,000 employees.

  • What is Argos revenue?

    Latest Argos annual revenue is £4.3 b.

  • What is Argos revenue per employee?

    Latest Argos revenue per employee is £1.4 m.

  • Who are Argos competitors?

    Competitors of Argos include Mamas & Papas, Birchbox and Shruti.

  • Where is Argos headquarters?

    Argos headquarters is located at 489 Avebury Blvd, Milton Keynes.

  • Where are Argos offices?

    Argos has an office in Milton Keynes.

  • How many offices does Argos have?

    Argos has 1 office.