Tagged: Argos

Digital Argos store in Tottenham Court Road, London (12 Sep 2014). Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Ian Jindal Q&A: “Customers see mobile as the remote control for the brands they trust”


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Those of us who like attending retail and digital-related conferences certainly never have any shortage of potential events to attend. My own excursions are limited a touch...

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Former Woolworths site, Tottenham Court Road (10 Feb 2012). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Locating the former Woolworths in Tottenham Court Road, forty years after its closure


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Regular readers may recall my London-related post from last April, when I finally confirmed the location of the long-closed former Woolworths at 8-13 High Holborn (store #173). Today,...

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Trinity Square, Gateshead (18 Dec 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 0

Construction work well underway at Gateshead’s Trinity Square


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It may have taken over a year to get started following the Get Carter car park’s demolition, but building work at Gateshead’s Trinity Square is...

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Discount UK (former Woolworths), Newcastle (4 Nov 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

As Discount UK opens in Newcastle, Poundstretcher watches


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Poundworld-owned variety retailer Discount UK has opened its Newcastle store today, with stilt walkers and free sweets on hand to welcome shoppers to the former...

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Wilkinson, Gateshead (14 Feb 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

Good logo, bad logo – Gateshead’s revamped Wilkinson and Argos stores


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Given that a significant chunk of Gateshead town centre is currently flattened and awaiting redevelopment, it’s pleasing to see one of the town’s biggest retailers investing...

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Shoppers World locations, 1975 (adapted from Woolworths Virtual Museum graphic) 24

Remembering Shoppers World: Woolworths’ early Argos-style experiment


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It’s always good to receive updates on former Woolies sites that I’ve previously featured here at Soult’s Retail View, so I was pleased to get an...

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Former Woolworths (now Poundworld), West Ealing (24 Nov 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

West Ealing’s surprising former Woolies building


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While visiting London last month, I also found time to pay a visit to the interesting shopping area of West Ealing – home, as you...

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Former Woolworths in Wilton Road, Victoria (29 Sep 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

London’s lost Woolies flagships


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Visiting London last week, I took the opportunity to grab photos, in the rain, of a couple more long-closed Woolworths stores, adding to the six old...

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Former Woolworths stores – status update


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There have been a few more announcements of new occupants for old Woolworths stores over the last couple of weeks: Alnwick: M&Co – full story...

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