previously revealed the Top Toys for 2018 exactly 200 days before Christmas
Sainsbury's will increase the number of Argos
concessions from 13 to 30 and open five mini Habitat stores within its supermarkets over the coming months.
As well as handling Argos
customer enquiries, the customer management team also responds to queries relating to Habitat and Sainsbury's Tu clothing ranges that are available through the Argos
Andrew Hartley, Toy Buying Manager at Argos
, said: "WWE toys have been a firm favourite with Argos
customers for decades -- they're a perennially popular toy that will sell in huge numbers for years to come.
Anita said everything sounded normal as the official Argos
automated message asked him to choose an option.
The Sainsbury's-owned group is creating the roles as part of a major push that will take Argos
' tech team to 800 workers.
Sainsbury's says the new Argos
will "bring extra choice and convenience" for customers and will still have "thousands of products for immediate pickup" - but a further 20,000 items will be available only to collect in-store "within hours".
A year after Sainsbury's splashed out PS1.4bn to acquire Argos
and Habitat owner Home Retail Group, Mike Coupe said that the company's rapid expansion will help take the fight to rivals such as Amazon.
The launch of Argos
click and collect in Sainsbury's convenience stores is part of a longer-term plan to have 2,000 "points of presence" for the general goods retailer.
Sainsbury's has committed to opening 250 Argos
concessions over three years, with boss Mike Coupe saying every supermarket in the country will eventually have either a store-in-store or a click-and-collect point.