ARGOS is a British retail company operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland. ARGOS is a subsidiary of Sainsbury and has a strong physical and online presence which makes it one of the biggest high street retailers in the UK. It was established in 1973 by Richard Tompkins who also founded Green Shield Stamps scheme.
ARGOS has over 750 stores in different parts of the world, and it is estimated that 96% of citizens of the United Kingdom are within 10 miles of an ARGOS branch. Their merchandise is highly assorted which includes items from technology, gardening, toys, sport and leisure, beauty, clothing, gifts and jewelry and so much more.