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PR Winners and Losers of 2014

Phil Hall | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK
Phil Hall

From the slick 'Yes' campaign that almost delivered a sensational victory in the Scottish independence referendum to the embarrassing spectacle of Ed Miliband's attempt to eat a bacon sandwich, 2014 has demonstrated the increasing importance of presenting the right image. But who were the biggest PR winners and losers of the year?

Game, Argos, Tesco All Crashed On Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Tech

The websites for Tescos, Argos, Currys and Game have all crashed due to the volume of consumers looking to take advantage of the Black Friday sales. ...

Argos Customer Service Wins At Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Argos showed off its street cred in a spectacular Twitter response to a customer's complaint about "da attitude" of one of its staff. Immy 'Badman'...

Argos, Currys And PC World All Had A VERY Good Christmas

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Argos revealed its best Christmas performance for more than 10 years while Dixons saw sales "took off like a rocket" over the festive period. Argos...

Can A £30 Tablet Be Any Good?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the news Aldi were undercutting the prices of Argos and Tesco's tablet offerings with a sub-£80 device. Well,...

Another High Street Retailer Enters The Tablet Market

Hufington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Argos is to become the latest high-street retailer to dip a toe into the ever-expanding tablet market. The 'MyTablet' has a 7 inch, 1024x600 resolu...

Another High Street Retailer Enters The Tablet Market

Hufington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Argos is to become the latest high-street retailer to dip a toe into the ever-expanding tablet market. The 'MyTablet' has a 7 inch, 1024x600 resolu...

Buy From eBay, Pick Up At Argos

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Tech

Auction site eBay is joining forces with retailer Argos in a trial allowing shoppers to collect their online purchases from stores throughout the UK. ...

Felicity A Morse

Homebase Deny Using Work Experience Staff To Cut Costs

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Politics

Homebase have denied using work experience staff to cut costs after an internal memo appearing to encourage managers to do so began circulating online...

Self Scan Kind of Life

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Lewis Shepherd

Even though the high street may die a death, machines powered by us will probably run the shops that remain open. But this technique of doing things ourselves appears to be running into other areas of our lives.

Charlie Thomas

Tablet Sales Boost Argos Over Christmas But Homebase Struggles

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Comet falling into administration last December helped to boost Argos' sales during the final weeks of 2012, with tablets topping the gift wishlists. ...

Santa, You're Gonna Need A Bigger Sleigh

Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

These are the pictures which show just how mega the spending for Christmas has become. Gigantic warehouses stuffed from floor to ceiling with fest...

Cyber Monday Be Damned: The Virtual High Street is Letting Shoppers Down

Neil Ayres | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK
Neil Ayres

how much of the alleged £222,222 of customer spending that takes place every minute during the UK's Cyber Monday, are the traditional retailers actually getting a share of?

Is This The End Of The Argos Catalogue?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Argos has revealed a five-year transformation plan which will see it develop from a catalogue-based shop to a digital retailer. The plan has four m...

Asda: Not Saving You Money Everyday - Argos Takes On Asda In Advertising Claim And Wins

Charlie Thomas | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK

Argos has won a pricing battle with Asda over a TV advert that claimed the supermarket chain stocked cheaper goods than the high street catalogue reta...

Argos, Homebase See Sales Slide As Consumer Slump Continues

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

Argos saw its sales slide by 8.8% on the back of a weak consumer electronics market, in results released on Thursday. The company's owners, Home Re...

Wheelchair-Bound Rioter Caught On CCTV Jailed For Twelve Months

PA | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

A wheelchair-bound man who was caught on CCTV stealing a television during the summer riots has been jailed for a year. David Knott, 18, of Bromhed...