2010 update: read about the launch of the spring / summer 2010 Argos catalogue here.
Argos has launched its new catalogue, containing the spring and summer 2009 range of products.
The new catalogue – which features over 1,800 pages and weighs in at over 2kg – contains an increased range of the Argos Value products. The Argos Value range includes a variety of small domestic products including kitchen and electrical appliances, as well as gym equipment and DIY essentials for the first time.
Value range products have both had prices slashed, and increased, since the last catalogue edition. A Value kettle is down from £4.92 to £4.79, and a Value hand blender has gone down from £4.39 to £4.19 over the July 2008 edition. However, the price of a Value juicer has increased from £9.99 to £11.49, and a Value hand mixer has increased in price from £3.96 to £4.59.
Increased Argos Value range
Which? has many Argos products on test, and results can be found in our toaster reviews, our gym equipment reviews, our kettle reviews and our DVD player reviews.
Last year Argos bought the Bush and Alba brands, which also feature heavily in the new catalogue. While there haven’t been many Best Buy Bush or Alba products in the past, the brands continue to remain popular and reviews of Bush and Alba products can be found in our LCD and plasma TV report, our Freeview and Freesat set top box report, and our PVR report.
The new catalogue includes over 18,500 products according to Argos – with 300 special ‘WOW’ deals, which Argos claims deliver ‘fantastic value’.
The company reckons that over two million customers will visit Argos stores over the launch weekend to grab a copy of the new catalogue.
Home entertainment products account for 134 pages, with 113 pages given over to gadgets and technology. The Argos catalogue also features over 160 pages of sports and leisure products, and just over 40 pages of baby essentials.
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