Argos has reinvented itself to compete in the digital age against the rapid rise of the e-retailers and it’s done so by putting road transport at the heart of its operation. Two years ago Argos signalled its ambition to take the fight to e-retailers and their increasingly sophisticated express delivery services. Argos Fast Track, which was trialled in 2014 and rolled out in-store March 2015 and then as a delivery service in the autumn, meant the advent of same-day delivery […]
Retailer Argos has said a week-long strike by warehouse staff at five of its DCs had no impact on its service to customers.
Around 1,000 warehouse staff at five Argos DCs are set to strike for 24 hours tomorrow (4 July) in a dispute over terms and conditions, union Unite has claimed.
Amazon is a “10 tonne gorilla in the room” in the e-commerce market according to the founder of Metapack, who publicly called out the threat of the online retailer to the market for the first time.