Jul 30, 2020

Argos axes its catalogue after 48 years

Argos has announced it is to stop printing its physical catalogue as it shifts to invest in digital-only alternatives. All Argos stores will shift to digital screens by January 2021, and no further take-home editions will be produced. "Over the decades the Argos catalogue has charted the nation's changing tastes and trends in everything from must-have toys to the latest gadgets and devices," he said. "The reality is the march of technology and progression doesn't spare anything, not even the beloved Argos catalogue." Last year, Argos made all its back catalogues available to browse online, letting consumers reminisce over everything from the 1974 hostess trolley to the 1987 personal stereo.

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